Wesley Allen Casey

1839–1864 (Age 25)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Wesley Allen

When Wesley Allen Casey was born in 1839, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Jesse Elax Casey Jr, was 42 and his mother, Martha Coe, was 44. He married Saleeta Woodward on 7 November 1858, in Newton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Jackson Township, Newton, Arkansas, United States in 1850. He died on 21 May 1864, in Clarksville, Johnson, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in United States.

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Family Time Line

Wesley Allen Casey
Saleeta Woodward
Marriage: 7 November 1858
Martha Elizabeth Casey
Dennis Casey
Jessie Casey

Spouse & Children

  • Male1839–1864Male

  • Saleeta Woodward


7 November 1858
Newton, Arkansas, United States


  • Martha Elizabeth Casey


  • Dennis Casey


  • Jessie Casey


Parents & Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 7

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

Age 22

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathasaigh ‘descendant of Cathasach’, a byname meaning ‘vigilant’ or ‘noisy’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Wesley Casey in household of Jessee E Casey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • West A Casey, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Wesley Allen Casey, "Find A Grave Index"

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