Jeremiah McCaskey Genealogy

Record modified: 2022-06-17
This is my ancestor 5 generations back.

 / William McCaskey|
|  \
Jeremiah (Jerry) McCaskey |
|  / Jeremiah Salyers
 \ Lucinda Salyers |
 \ Kesia McCullough

Born: 1835-08-30 Ripley Co, Indiana USA
Died: 1916-05-16 Dawson, Tulsa Co, Oklahoma USA
1. 1858-01-07 Cynthia Ann Schnitger

Children of Jeremiah McCaskey and Cynthia Schnitger:
Charles William McCaskey b. 1858-12-27
Luella McCaskey b. 1862-10-02
*Lewis Edward "Doc" McCaskey b. 1865-03-08
Emma McCaskey b. about 1873-00-00


One tree says married about 1853 in Ripley IN, but the Ripley Co marriage records give the 1858 date.
buried Rose Hill cemetery, Tulsa OK; grave location 598 Graceland #5 May 16, 1916, 80 yrs. 8 Mo. 17days, died of Senility and Indigestion.
pictures of Jeremiah: this page
BLM General Land Office records, Springfield MO land office

Douglas Co MO, serial no MO5940_.062
1891-02-20 Jeremiah McCaskey 153.3 acres
NW 1/4 of NE 1/4
N 1/2 of lot numbered 1 of NW 1/4
lot numbered 2 of NW 1/4
of section 19 in Township 27 N Range 15 W of the 5th principal meridian in MO

1910 census Stone Co MO p199b, Flat Crk twp
Calvin W Thomas 54 NY
wife Ella J 47 IN/IN/IN
son Elmer 19 MO
dau Ella 8 MO
father-in-law Jerry McCaskey 74 IN/PA/KY

He is not employed. He can read and write.
[Flat Crk twp is on the west side of the county, and contains the town of Cape Fair.]

1900 census Douglas Co MO p148b, Benton twp
Jerry McCaskey 64 1835-09 IN/PA/KY

He is a Justice of the Peace.
[Benton twp contains the town of Ava. It is 9 miles east and 6 miles south of the northwest corner.]

1880 census Huntington Co IN p612a, Jefferson twp
J McCaskey 45 IN/OH/KY
son Lewis E 14 IN/IN/IN
dau Emma 7 IN

He is a farmer.
[Jefferson twp is the middle of the southern edge of the county.]

1870 census Grant Co IN p89b/90a, Green twp, Stark? post office
Jeremiah Casky 34 IN
Syntha 24 IN
Charles 11 IN
Luella? 7 IN
Lewis E 4 IN

He is a farmer. His real estate is valued at $500, and his personal estate at $150. He and his wife can read and write.
[Green twp is the southwest corner of the county.]

1860 census Gallatin Co IL p1014, twp 9 range 8E, Equality post office
Jeremiah Kaskie 25 IN
Scintha A 18 IN
Charles W 1 IN

He is a farmer. His personal estate is valued at $50.
[T9R8 is now called Equality twp. It is on the western edge of the county, just below the midline.]

1850 census Ripley Co IN p335, Shelby twp
William M Casky 39 PA
Jane 35 KY
Jeremiah 16 IN
John 14 IN
William 13 IN
Hurlburt 11 IN
Robert 8 IN
Elizabeth 6 IN
Matthew H 4 IN

He is a farm laborer.
[Shelby twp is the southwest corner of the county.]

1840 census Ripley Co IN p148
Wm McCaskey 2 M <5, 1 M 5-10, 1 M 30-40, 1 F 20-30
[Jeremiah is 6]

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