Elizabeth Emma Killeen
- Born: 31 Mar 1862, March, Ontario, Canada
- Marriage (1): Patrick Casey on 26 Jun 1882 in Canada
- Died: 7 Oct 1934, Aitkin, Minnesota, USA aged 72
Cause of her death was Heart Attack.
Census of 1920 for Aitkin, Minn shows her as living on Knox street, a widow, 59 years of age and owner of her own house with children Ambrose, Irma and Patrick still at home. Sr. Cyril Casey would have been at the convent in her year of graduation.
For further details see: www.rootsweb.com/~cenfiles/mn/aitkin/1920/ed01p09.txt
From the Aitkin Independent Age, Oct. 12, 1934
Mrs. Emma Casey, widow of Patrick Casey, passed away Sunday evening at her home. She suffered a heart attack and expired in a few minutes after being about her home during the day, although she had been in frail health for several years. Mrs. Casey was born in Eastern Canada and came to Aitkin in 1882 as the bride of Patrick Casey pioneer lumberman and merchant and one of the founders of the Potter- Casey company which has since dissolved. The Patrick Casey company now being handled by the two sons. Mrs. Casey has lived a retired life since the death of her husband 25 years ago, maintaining the family home with her daughter, Miss Irma. She was
a devout and faithful member of St. James Catholic church from which her funeral will be held Saturday morning at 9 o'clock. Surviving their mother are the two sons and 4 daughters, J.A Casey, P.C Casey and Miss Irma Casey of Aitkin Mrs. D.A Coffey (Celestine Casey) of Los Angeles: Mrs. Joe O Hara ( Nora Casey) of Sacramento Calif and Sister Cyril Claire ( Elizabeth Casey) of Minneapolis All four are at home for the funeral. Four brothers and two sisters, Thos. Killeen and Mrs. Thos. N Shirley,
Aitkin, Dennis Killeen, Arnprior Ontario, Canada: Mrs James Whelan, Ottawa Canada: Mrs Katherine Carroll, Duluth and Albert Killeen, Vancouver. The pallbearers will be Dr. R.F McHugh, Dr. DJ Murphy, L.T Mahany, John Cameron, I.W Cummings and A.L Chatelle.
High blood pressure and chronic endocarditis, according to newspaper report of her death
Elizabeth married Patrick Casey, son of James Casey and Maria Hawley, on 26 Jun 1882 in Canada. (Patrick Casey was born on 10 Nov 1849 in Dunrobin, Ontario, Canada and died on 1 Feb 1910 in Aitkin, Minnesota, USA.). The cause of his death was Hardening of the Arteries.
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Marriage Contract, 26 Jun 1882. Patrick married Elizabeth Emma Killeen in Fitzroy Harbour in Canada.