West Virginia Pioneers

Family: William CASTO / Hannah BONNETT (F126)

m. Abt 1783


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  • Father | Male
    William CASTO

    Born  1764  Dividing Creek, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Dec 1836  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  Abt 1783  Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Margaret Parsons | F781 
    Married  1816   
    Father  David CASTO | F149 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Phebe GANDY | F149 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Hannah BONNETT

    Born  Abt 1770  Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1810   
    Buried     
    Father   
    Mother   

    Child 1 | Male
    + David W Casto

    Born  Abt 1784   
    Died  1854  Upshur County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Anna Cutright | F873 
    Married  11 Nov 1810  Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    + James D Casto

    Born  1786  Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Dec 1866   
    Buried    Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sudna 'Sidney' Kessel | F319 
    Married  27 Aug 1817  Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    + William Casto, Jr

    Born  1789/90  Jane Lew, Harrison Co, WVa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Nov 1884  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Martha 'Patsy' Parsons | F320 
    Married  22 Jul 1817  Mason, Mason County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    + Lucretia Casto

    Born  Abt 1792  Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1846  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Elijah J Rollins | F773 
    Married  1806  Randolph County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    + Mary Ann 'Nancy' Casto

    Born  27 May 1793   
    Died  28 Jun 1835  Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Nicholas Ours | F595 
    Married  10 Sep 1815  Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | 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
    Spouse  Magdalene WETHERHOLT | F124 
    Married  10 Jun 1816  Randolph or Harrison Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Male
    + Benjamin Franklin Casto, Sr

    Born  26 Jan 1797  Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 May 1882   
    Buried    Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sarah Catherine "Sally" Shinn | F580 
    Married     
    Spouse  Mary Catherine Rhodes | F813 
    Married  21 Aug 1856  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    + John G Casto

    Born  Abt 1801   
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Nancy 'Ann' Parsons | F1229 
    Married     

    Child 9 | Female
    + Rhoda Casto

    Born  1802   
    Died  1833   
    Buried     
    Spouse  John M Pringle | F148 
    Married     

    Child 10 | Male
    Absolom Casto

    Born  Abt 1804   
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 11 | Female
    + Phoebe Casto

    Born  Abt 1810  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Jan 1888  Vigo County, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Harpold | F1464 
    Married  27 Nov 1836  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 12 | Male
    + Levi Casto

    Born  1 Apr 1808  Jane Lew, Harrison Co [present day Lewis Co], WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Jan 1880  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  Sarah Polly Woodruff | F604 
    Married  10 Mar 1831  Mason, Mason County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Hannah Carney | F280 
    Married  14 Feb 1833  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 13 | Male
    + Isaac Staats Casto

    Born  Abt 1810  Mason, Mason County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Bef 1860   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Margaret Green | F594 
    Married  25 May 1833  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Parsons | F902 
    Married  21 Nov 1840  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 14 | Female
    Miss Casto

    Born     
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mr Cutright | F1404 
    Married     

  • Notes 

    • Moved to present day Jackson County in 1813. (Hardesty's article about grandson Absolom)

      Sims Index:
      Mason Co, WV
      Willima Casto, 100a, Big Mill Creek, 1820, book 1, page 363
      William Casto, 60a, Big Mill Creek, 1827, book 1, page 471

      Mason Co tax rolls:
      William Casto, Sr - 1813-14

      1810 Randolph Co
      William Casto
      2 m under 10 John [9], Ab [6] Levi [2] Isaac born 1810
      3 m 10-16 Jonathan [16], Ben [13], Wm? [20]
      1 m 16-26 James [21] or David [24]
      1 m 45+
      2 f under 10 Rhoda [8], Phoebe [baby?]
      1 f 10-16
      1 f 16-26 Mary Ann [17] [Lucretia married in 1806]
      1 all others

      1820 Mason Co, WV William Casto Sr.
      1 male under 10 Isaac
      1 male 10-15
      1 male 16-25
      1 male 45+
      1 female under 10 Phoebe
      1 female 10-15 Rhoda?
      1 female 45+
      3 in agriculture

      1830 Mason County:
      Wm. Casto Sr.
      1m 15-20
      1m 20-30
      1m 60-70
      1f 15-20
      1f 60-70

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

      In the 1880 Jackson county census, son William states his father was born in PA, his mother in Ireland.

      Harrison Co, VA Superior Court Records
      4 May 1789
      At a Superior Court held for the District of Harrison, Monongalia, Ohio and Randolph counties. An indenture of Bargain & Sale from Joseph Curwell to Joseph Provane together with the receipt endorsed was proved by the oath of William Casto, Sarah Provane & Charles Rockhold, witnesses thereto.