Harry Wayne Casey

by Lil Vacha on February 4, 2011

Place of Birth: Opa-Locka, Florida, United States

Date of Birth: January 31, 1951

Ethnicity:
*Irish (father)
*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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andrew August 26, 2016 at 5:35 pm
andrew August 26, 2016 at 5:31 pm
Manila April 9, 2016 at 2:58 am

Harry Wayne Casey is an American musician. He is best known as the frontman of the American musical group KC and the Sunshine Band. His father, Harry L. Casey, is of Irish descent. His mother, Jane Ann (Pugliese), was of Dutch, English, German, Italian (Calabrian descent), Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, Swiss-German, Welsh, as well as remote Belgian (Walloon), French, Norwegian, and Swedish descent.

KC’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.

KC’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: Marriage record of KC’s parents – https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKH4-42WG

Obituary of KC’s mother – http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/herald/obituary.aspx?pid=819691

Remark: You take over on his father’s side because it is unclear whether Harry, Sr.’s parents were Robert Henry Howard Casey and Katie Ellen Cox or ? Casey and Sarah J. Brown.

Manila April 9, 2016 at 3:40 am

Harry, Sr. is already deceased.

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