Harry Wayne Casey
Place of Birth: Opa-Locka, Florida, United States
Date of Birth: January 31, 1951
*Italian/Calabrian (maternal grandfather)
*Dutch, English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German, Welsh, remote Belgian Walloon, French, Norwegian, and Swedish (maternal grandmother)
Harry Wayne Casey is an American musician. He is known as the frontman of the American musical group KC and the Sunshine Band.
His father, Harry L. Casey, was of Irish descent. His mother, Jane Ann (Pugliese), was of Italian (Calabrian) descent on one side, and of Dutch, English, German, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, Swiss-German, Welsh, as well as remote Belgian (Walloon), French, Norwegian, and Swedish, descent, on the other.
Harry’s paternal grandparents were possibly Robert H. H. Casey (the son of Henry H. Casey and Emily C.) and Kattie E. Cox (the daughter of Andrew W. Cox and Sarah J.). Andrew was the son of Carr Cox and Mary Jane Fincher.
Harry’s maternal grandfather was Antonio Pugliese (the son of Francesco Luigi Pugliese and Maria Guiseppa Critelli). Antonio was an Italian immigrant, from Pentone, Province of Catanzaro. Francesco was the son of Carlo Pugliese and Santa Rodino. Maria was the daughter of Antonio Critelli and Rosa Rotella.
Harry’s maternal grandmother was Callie May Stewart (the daughter of William Floyd Stewart and Mary Jane Meade). William was the son of Allen Winfield Stewart and Mariah Catherine Neff. Mary was the daughter of McDonald “Mack” Meade and Catherine “Kattie/Katy” Lane.
Sources: Genealogy of Harry’s parents – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Marriage record of Harry’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Harry’s mother – http://www.ancestry.com
Obituary of Harry’s mother – http://www.legacy.com
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