Wayne Co NC was formed in Nov 21, 1779 from the western part of Dobbs Co and Dobbs was dissolved.
In 1806 James Casey owned acres in the tax list for , Richmond Co, NC.8
In 1806 Jeremiah M Casey and James Casey were in the partial tax list for Richmond Co, NC.8
James was the Head of Household in the census in 1810. not located in the partial records available for Richmond Co NC.
On Dec 6, 1811 James Casey was listed as an heir in the will of Jeremiah M Casey in Richmond Co, NC.7
James married Unknown Kirkland c. 1812 in Richmond Co, NC.10
On Feb 25, 1818 in Richmond Co, NC, Lemuel Casey and James Casey sold Thomas Smith 100 acres....
James was the Head of Household in the census in 1820. not located in NC census records. Only partials still exist.
James Casey was the Head of Household in the census in 1830 in Richmond Co, NC. James Casey: males 1 40-50 (James), males 1 15-20 (Lemuel), 2 10-15 (Miles & Tillman), 2 5-10 (Hampton & James), 1 <5 (?) and females 1 80-90 (1740-1750, mother?),1 40-50 (1780-1790 wife), 1 10-15 (Eliza), 1 5-10 (Sallie), and 1<5 (Nancy) and no slaves.3
The family of James Casey moved from Richmond Co, NC to Pike Co, AL in Feb, 1831. after the death of his wife. Lemuel later remembered that there were five families in the group and one was a Bryant family related to his mother's people. They were on the road three months and it rained twenty-one of those days without stopping.
James married Sally Kirkland c. 1832 in Alabama.11
Barbour Co AL was established on Dec 18 1832 from former Creek Indian lands and a portion of Pike County.
In the state census in Barbour Co, AL in 1833 James was listed as the head household in the state census. James Casey: 1 male > 21 (James), 3 males < 21 (James, Hampton, Tillman), 1 female > 21 (Sally Kirkland) and 2 females <21 (Sallie & Nancy).12
On Aug 15, 1837 in Barbour Co, AL James. granted 40 acres, the SE4 of the NE4 of T9 R24 S23 which is north of Clio across the road from what is now Pea River Presbyterian Church.13
On Aug 15, 1837 in Barbour Co, AL James. [pis] son Miles Casey granted 40 acres adjoining James' land.13
On Aug 21, 1837 in Barbour Co, AL James. granted an adjoining 80 acres, the W2 of the NW4 of T9 R24 S24. Pea River church is in the sw corner of this property.13
James Casey was the Head of Household in the census in 1840 in Barbour Co, AL. James Cassy p47/80: males 2 15-20 (Hampton & James Jr.), 1 50-60 (James Sr.),females 2 10-15 (Nancy and Sarah?), 1 50-60(Sally Kirkland Casey). He owned no slaves and 3 members of the family were engaged in agriculture. Who is the other female 10-15? She would have been born 1825-1830. Sally Kirkland was about the same age as James so she was probably a widow. The other female could have been her daughter.2
On Oct 13, 1843 in Barbour Co, AL, James gave land to James Calvin Casey, Hampton Casey, and Tillman Casey The three plots of land were 33 86/100 acres, 102 acres and 125 acres and were all located in section 5 of T10 R27. This land is located on the road from Clayton to Eufaula at the turn off to White Oak. This land was sold to Anthony Windham on Sep 1, 1846.. <DB [m2]>...14,15
James Casey was the Head of Household in the census in 1850 in Division 23, Barbour Co, AL. James Casey farmer NC 60, Nancy 23 AL, Mary Casey 7 AL, James Casey 3 AL. James is not identified as not being able to read or write. In later years, James would make his mark. Nancy is identified as not being able to read or write.5
James married Nancy DeShazio on Sep 17, 1855 in Barbour Co, AL.16
On Jan 1, 1859 in Barbour Co, AL, he and wife Nancy DeShazio sold Bartley W. Ketchum the SW4SE4 of T8 R24 S26. || || James and Nancy made marks and it was filed by Lemuel Casey.. <DB [m2]>.. James and Nancy made marks and it was filed by Lemuel Casey.
James Casey was the Head of Household in the census in 1860 in Mt Andrew, Barbour Co, AL. James Casey farmer 78 NC. His land is worth $300 and personal property worth $290. With him are Nancy 51 SC, and Mary Deshazo 15 AL. This could be the Mary Casey who was living with James Casey in 1850.17
James Casey was the head of household in the state census in 1866 in Township 11 Range 25, Barbour Co, Alabama. : Schedule 3, J Casey: 1 male > 20, and 1 female > 20. It is assumed that this is James Casey Sr. and Nancy DeShazo, although there may be other possibilities.1
James Casey was the head of household in the state census in 1866 in Barbour Co, AL. : Schedule 1, J Casey: males 1 80-90 (1776-1786 James); females 1 60-70 (1796-1806 Nancy).1
James died aft 1866 in Barbour Co, AL.
Alabama State Census, 1820-1866. Custom Id: 259; ancestry.com.
1840 United States Federal Census
1830 United States Federal Census
1800 United States Federal Census
1850 United States Federal Census. Custom Id: 237; ancestry.com.
1790 United States Federal Census
Jeremiah M Casey Report for Billy Casey Brundage. Custom Id: 839; personal copy.
Our Native Heath, Richmond County North Carolina 1799-1899. Custom Id: 244; Georgia State Archives, ,, Morrow, Clayton Co, Georgia. Call Number: 929.3756 BRI.
Richmond Co NC Deed Records, Deed Book L. Custom Id: 451;
Personal Research/Notes. Custom Id: 8;
History of Alabama, Vol 2 p712, Biography of Nathan Richard Phillips and Mary Casey. Custom Id: 30; personal copy.
Bureau of Land Management Land Patent Records. Custom Id: 282; Interior Department Web page.
Barbour County Alabama Deed Book E 1833-1885. Custom Id: 348; LDS Church microfilm.
Barbour County Alabama Deed Book G 1833-1885. Custom Id: 349; LDS Church microfilm.
Barbour County, Alabama Marriage Licenses 1838-1930. Custom Id: 569; Love Houston Memorial Library, ,, Dothan, Houston Co, AL. Call Number: 929.3761 HAT.
1860 United States Federal census. Custom Id: 248; ancestry.com.
My Heritage Theory of Family Relativity. Custom Id: 947;
ancestry dna ThruLines. Custom Id: 948; ancestry.com.