Thomas Cassin born Ireland c 1842. Annie Cassin born Ireland c 1842.
Thomas Cassin and his wife, Anne, were born in Ireland circa 1842/6. The were in Williamsurg, Brooklyn in 1870.
By 1875 they were in Red Hook running a saloon at 307 Van Brunt. Thomas
died in 1885 and Annie continued the business.
Two of their daughters became school teachers. One of their sons became an insurance adjustor
and another bacame a lawyer.
Maggie c 1875
Did not marry.
- John T. Cassin, circa 1873 - in 1910 census age 38,
- Thomas c 1873 ✟
- Anne -
School teacher - did not marry.
- Albert 1878 - did not marry
Passport application 1920:
Albert Gregory Cassin born Brooklyn October 26, 1878, father Thomas born Ireland (deceased,
he immigrated port unknown, lived in Brooklyn until 1885) Alberts' occupation
Insurance adjuster going to Chili on business for the
Chili Exploration Company of 120 Broadway, New York. Affidavit of Margaret L Cassin, sister, avowing that Albert was the son of
Thomas and Margaret Cassin.
- Edward married - did not have children
Became a municipal Court Judge, died of a heart attack, at age 75 in 1954.
Born June 6, 1881. Graduated Adelphi College and New York Law School.
Survived by his wife, Florence. Brother Albert died in August 1851. Two sisters, Margaret and Anna "died many years ago."
Passport picture of Albert Cassin c 1920.
1870 Williamsburgh, Ward 14
Thomas Cassin 25, retail dealer,
Ann Cassin 25
Maggie Cassin 1
1874, 1876, 1879, 1880, 1881, Thomas Cassin
307 Van Brunt
Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn, New York, City Directory
1875: 307 Van Brunt, brick, $7,000, Thomas Cassin, 33, Ireland, R. liquor, naturalized, not the owner of the building,
Annie wife 29, Ireland,
Maggie 6 Brooklyn.
John 3 Brooklyn,
Thomas 2 Brooklyn,
Anne 2 months Brooklyn
7 families in building.
1880: Did not find
1883: October liquor store of Thomas Cassin at 309 Van Brunt was burglarized. Thieves
broke in through a rear window and took money and liquor.
1885: No Cassin listed in directory.
Thomas Cassin keeps a saloon at 307 Van Brunt street,
and lives upstairs. While going
from the store to his
apartments early this morning
be fell downstairs and fractured his right leg.
He was take to St. Peters Hospital.
✟ Cassin Thomas - Jan 28 1885 967 Kings - no age given.
Note: He died two weeks later
1886: Probate of Thomas Cassin - Annie Cassin widow of Thomas
Cassin 307 Van Brunt,
said Thomas Cassin died 26th January 1885 without a
will personal property $200 five children: Maggie, John T., Annie,
Albert, and Edward D.
1887: Annie Cassin 307 Van Brunt liquors
1888: A SUNDAY BRAWL in the back room of Annie Cassin's liquor saloon 307
Van Brunt over a "trivial affair". One man struck another over the head with an iron bar.
1889: Annie L Cassin
Widow Thomas Cassin 307 Van Brunt
1890: King and Van Brunt 6th annual reception of the
Violet Pleasure club meeting rooms at King and Van Brunt.
The club was composed of youthful pleasure seekers of South Brooklyn.
Among those who took part, John Cassin.
Cassin Annie L. liquors, 307 Van Brunt - Jno. K. barkpr. 307 Van Brunt
- Maggie, teacher, h 307 Van Brunt
1892: March 29, Cassin, Sunday 27, widow of the late Thomas
Cassin 307 Van Brunt Visitation, - Holy Cross
1892: Ward 12, Ann age 45,
Margaret 21 teacher,
John 19 bartender,
Ann 16, Albert 11,
1892: Annie L Cassin
307 Van Brunt
Publication Title: Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1892
1892: Ward 12, Ann Cassin age 45,
Margaret age 21 teacher,
John 19, bartender,
1892 Death of Anne Cassin:
NYC Death Index - Ann age 45 March 27, 1892
1892 Probate for Annie Cassin - Margaret L Cassin petitioner for Annie Cassin,
299 Van Brunt street Annie Cassin died 27 March 1892 - Listed children, Margaret L, John T,
Annie R Albert and Edward
1893: To Let store at 307 Van Brunt
In 1894 there was a potential case of small pox reported at 309 Van Brunt - in a three month old.
1896: 307 Van Brunt: A "hot discussion over the Venezuelan question"
resulted in a fight between to men where one cut the other in the face with a
dust pan resulting in a cut in the artery with perfuse bleeding.
1910 Ward 22, 7th Ave.
James J Dawson 58, silver plating, silver house,
Margaret J Cassen 40, teacher,
John T Cassin 38, silver plating,
Anna R Cassin 35, teacher,
Albert G Cassin 32, clerk insurance,
Edward D Cassin 28, teacher
1920: District, 12, 7th street, Margaret Cassin 45, teacher school,
Anna Cassin 35, sister, teacher school
Albert G Cassin 40, brother, officer insurance,
Edward Cassin 38 brother, lawyer, general practice
James Donson 65, uncle, Ireland, immigrated 1863, naturalized,
James Dawson- Donson
William Murray was at 309 Van Brunt in 1868
1930: Brooklyn, 7th street,
Margaret Cassin 58, heard own $13,000, teacher, public schook,
Anna Cassin 53, sister, teacher,
Albert Cassin 50, brother, executive, insurance,
Edward Cassin 48, brother, judge law,
Florence Cassin 36, sister in law