Mary Catherine “Cassie” Kirkpatrick was the second child of Charles Franklin Kirkpatrick and Lourena May (Thorpe) Kirkpatrick of rural Cedar County, Missouri, near Caplinger Mills. She is the grand daughter of Montgomery Adolphus 'Gum' Kirkpatrick, Mary Serena (Taylor) Kirkpatrick, William Benjamin Thorpe, and Martha Catherine (Cannaday) Thorpe.
She married Joe Lewis McNeely on May 12, 1927. Their children are Donald Gene McNeely, Wayne Laverne McNeely, and a child that did not survive Larry Joe McNeely. Donald Gene's children are Jean, Tony, Don, Kathy, Denise, and Deanna McNeely. Wayne's children are Dan, David, and Debbie McNeely.
The Kirkpatrick siblings are:
Lena Dell (Kirkpatrick) Messick (1906 - 1994)* Mary Catherine "Cassie" (Kirkpatrick) McNeely (1908 - 1982) Gertrude Lee (Kirkpatrick) Mack (1910 - 1998)* Benjamin Franklin Kirkpatrick (1913 - 1977)* Loureva May (Kirkpatrick) Johnson (1915 - 2000)* Luther Eugene Kirkpatrick (1917 - 1994)* Charles Noel Kirkpatrick (1918 - 1976)* Doris Hope Kirkpatrick)Brasher (1920 - 1983)* Sybil Bernice(Kirkpatrick)Ball (1921 - 2011)*
See additional family photographs under Charles Franklin Kirkpatrick's Find-A-Grave entry.