West Virginia Pioneers

Family: Jonathan CASTO / Magdalene WETHERHOLT (F124)

m. 10 Jun 1816


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  • Father | Male
    Jonathan CASTO

    Born  30 Dec 1794  Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Oct 1851  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  10 Jun 1816  Randolph or Harrison Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  William CASTO | F126 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Hannah BONNETT | F126 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Magdalene WETHERHOLT

    Born  13 Jun 1795  Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Jan 1886   
    Buried    Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Peter WETHERHOLT | F577 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Christianna [Wetherholt] | F577 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    + Temperance Casto

    Born  1823   
    Died  10 Jun 1897   
    Buried    Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Hiram Price | F310 
    Married  8 Sep 1838  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    Isaac J Casto

    Born  10 Sep 1821  Mason, Mason County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Jan 1905   
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Male
    + Abraham G CASTO

    Born  Aug 1825  Mason, Mason County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jan 1905  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Rebecca CRITES | F119 
    Married  25 Jan 1847  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    + Jacob Casto

    Born  12 Mar 1828  Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Mar 1905   
    Buried    Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Celia B Winter | F309 
    Married  9 Nov 1854  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    + Benjamin Franklin Casto

    Born  23 Dec 1830  Ripley District, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Feb 1920   
    Buried    Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Matilda Craig | F303 
    Married  5 Jun 1860  Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Female
    + Elizabeth Casto

    Born  1833   
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Robert Barnett, Jr | F311 
    Married  13 Mar 1849  Given , WV? Jackson co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Magda\Marthela Casto

    Born  Abt 1834   
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Female
    + Barbara Casto

    Born  1837  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  William 'Billy' Goodwin | F312 
    Married  22 Nov 1855  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 

    • 1816, purchased land on the Buckhannon from Elijah Rollins

      Casto, Jonathan VA LEWIS CO. 147 1820

      1820 Lewis Co, VA
      Casto, Jonathan
      1 male 16-25
      1 female under 10
      1 female 16-25

      Sims Index Mason Co, WV
      Jonathan Casto, 100a, Mill Creek, 1827, book 1, page 456

      1830 Mason County, VA
      Jonathan Casto
      2m under 5 Abraham & Jacob --Ben born after census
      1m 5-10 Isaac
      1m 30-40
      1f 10-15 Temperance
      2f 30-40

      1831 Jackson Co Personal Property tax list
      Jonathan Casto, 2 horses, $.12 tax, 1 white male 16+

      1840 Jackson, VA
      2m 5-10 Ben & Jacob
      1m 10-15 Abraham
      1m 15-20 Isaac
      1m 40-50
      2f 0-5 Barbara & Magda or Elizabeth
      1f 40-50

      1850 Jackson, VA # 381/385
      Casto Jonathan 55 M Farmer Va
      Casto Magdaline 55 F Va
      Casto Isaac 28 M Constable Va
      Casto Jacob 21 M Farmer Va
      Casto Benjamin 18 M Farmer Va
      Casto Barbara 13 F Va
      Casto Marthela 16 F Va
      All kids except Isaac went to school within the year, Magdaline cannot read/write.

      1860 Jackson Co, WV 380/350
      Magdalene Casto, 65, farmer, cannot read/write
      Isaac J, 37, farm laborer
      Benjamin J Coleman, 18 farm laborer

      1870 Mill Creek Jackson Co, WV pg 102 #170-170
      living with Abraham and Rebecca
      Casto, Magdalene, 76, VA

      1880 Census Place: E.D. 43, Jackson, West Virginia
      l/w William GOODWIN
      Magdalina CASTO MotherL F W W 85 VA
      Fa: GER Mo: GER

      JCWR:
      pg 301; Sheriff bond, 3/10/1845, commission dated, 18 Dec 1844, pp 302, 303, same

      "Jackson County in the Wars"
      War of 1812
      5st Virginia Regiment: Johathan and James Casto of Randolph County

      On the Pension Rolls of January 1, 1883:
      Magdalena Casto, widow of Jonathan

      Jonathan Casto was also a son of William Casto, Sr. He married Magdalene Weatherholt and lived near Fairplain. He died before the Civil War but his wife was yet living in 1883. Their children were: Benjamin F, married Matilda Craig; Isaac; Barbara, married Billy Goodwin; Jacob, married Celia, daughter of James Winters, Elizabeth, married Robert Barnett; Abraham, married Rebecca Crites.