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Cassitys of Ireland, Virginia, Kentucky and points West

This page is dedicated to the descendants of Peter Cassity (1715/1725 - after 7 Sep 1791) of Ireland, Virginia and Kentucky and his wife ?

As I continue updating this website, I hope you were able to find something to help you in your research. Since there is still a great deal we don't know about these families, I hope you will let me know about any additions or corrections you may have, or find in the future.. You may use the Family Group Sheet Form. Thanks for your assistance in completing this long process.

© 2007 Lon Mason
Last Modified 23 Dec 2007


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Peter CASSITY Sr. (1) and ? had the following children:

  1. female CASSITY (1) (Peter) married Michael YOAKUM (1).
  2. Rachel CASSITY (1) (Peter) born about 1735/1740 in Virginia and died 11 Apr 1821 in Adair County, Kentucky. Before 1760, in Virginia, she married George BREEDING (1). George was born between 1730/1742 in England or Virginia and died 11 Apr 1812 in Adair County, Kentucky.
  3. John CASSITY (1) (Peter) born about 1740/1745 in Augusta County, Virginia and died after 1820 probably in Bath County, Kentucky. About 1766, in Virginia, he married Garner ASHBY (1), daughter of John ASHBY and _?_ RANDOLPH. Garner was born between 1745/1748 in Maryland and died after 1820 in Kentucky.
  4. William CASSITY (1) (Peter) born about 1749/1754 in Augusta County, Virginia and died after Aug 1824 in Bath County, Kentucky. About 1771, in Virginia, he married Nancy THOMPSON (1), daughter of Peter THOMPSON (1) and _?_. Nancy was born between 1754/1758 in Virginia and died between 1820/1824 probably in Bath County, Kentucky.
  5. Martha CASSITY (1) (Peter) born about 1750 in Virginia. She married (1) Charles RATLIFF (1). Charles was born between 1740/1750 and died before 1796 in Kentucky. On 22 May 1796, in Clark County, Kentucky she married (2) Andrew TRUMBO (1), son of Hans Jacob TRUMBO and Mary _?_. Andrew was born 22 Apr 1743 in Rockingham County, Virginia and died 15 Oct 1827 in Clintonville, Bourbon County, Kentucky.
  6. Peter CASSITY Jr (1) (Peter) born about 1752 in Augusta County, Virginia and died between 1810/1820 probably in Bath County, Kentucky. His wife, _?_, was born about 1760 and died before 1810.
  7. David CASSITY (1) (Peter) born about 1755 in Augusta County, Virginia and died about Jun 1814 in Bath County, Kentucky. About 1778, in Monongalia County, Virginia, he married Elizabeth BLAIR (1), daughter of Alexander BLAIR and _?_. Elizabeth born about 1758 in Virginia and died after May 1823 in Bath County, Kentucky.
  8. Elizabeth "Hetty" CASSITY (1) (Peter) born before 1775 and died 1835 in Bath County, Kentucky. She married Michael CARPENTER (1). Michael was born about 1765 and died 1834 in Bath County, Kentucky.


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