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John Caskey
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Birth: 1749
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death: Dec. 5, 1785
Chester County
South Carolina, USA

There are no dates for John on the plaque at right put up by the DAR to commemorate Rev. War soldiers from the area.

John is one of the persons named on the plaque as a Revolutionary soldier from the Catholic Presbyterian Church.

There may be a tombstone for him too.

Message rec'd:
"John Caskey was my 7th Great Grandfather. He born circa 1745 in Ballymoney, Ireland and he died 12/5/1785 in Rocky Creek, Chester, South Carolina. According to "South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution", he was recorded as having served under Captain Adams and Colonel Lacey during the Revolutionary War."

John Caskey
Birth: 01 JAN 1749 in Ballymoney, Donegal, Ireland (?)
Event: Arrival 1772 Charles Town, South Carolina
Death: 05 DEC 1785 in Rocky Creek, Chester, South Carolina, United States

Some claim that his parents were:
Father: Gardner Caskey b: 1720 in New York, United States
Death 1770 in NY, New York, United States
Mother: Elizabeth Blair b:

"U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
Name: John Casky
Year: 1772
Place: Charles Town, South Carolina
Source Publication Code: 7343
Primary Immigrant: Casky, John
Annotation: From the Journals of the Council of the Colony of South Carolina. Names and land allotments under the Bounty Act of 1761.
Source Bibliography: REVILL, JANIE. A Compilation of the Original Lists of Protestant Immigrants to South Carolina, 1763-1773. Columbia [S.C.]: State Co., 1939. 163p. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1981.
Page: 119"

Indicates he came to America in 1772.

Married: Esther b: 1750 in , , , Ireland
Married: 1767 in Ballymoney, , Donegal, Ireland


Isabell Caskey b: 1768 in , , , Ireland
Robert Caskey b: 1768/1770 in Ballymoney, , Donegal, Ireland
Ezabelle Caskey b: 1772
Joseph H Caskey b: 1785 in Chester, South Carolina, United States
Mary Caskey b: 1776 in Chester, Camden, Georgia, United States
Richard Caskey b: 1850 in Cane Creek, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States

Married: 2) Spouse Unknown
Thomas Caskey, Sr. Sr. b: 1783 in Chester, South Carolina, USA
Catholic Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Chester County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Zoe Tom
Record added: Mar 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49032388
John Caskey
Added by: Zoe Tom
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 Added: Jul. 24, 2013

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