West Virginia Pioneers

Family: John Edward CASTO/Minerva Jane RANDOLPH (F59)

m. 26 May 1895


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  • Father | Male
    John Edward CASTO

    Born  19 Feb 1873  Staats Mill, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Nov 1951  Plum Orchard, Jackson, 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  26 May 1895  [1]  Bear Fork, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Charles Lewis CASTO | F118 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Elizabeth KINSER | F118 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Minerva Jane RANDOLPH

    Born  19 Aug 1879  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Apr 1955  Albany, Athens County, Ohio, 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
    Father  William Riley RANDOLPH, Jr | F109 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Elizabeth GREEN | F109 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Mary Vienna Casto

    Born  26 Feb 1896  Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Oct 1958  Charleston, Kanawha, 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  Thomas Carr "Tommy" Rhodes | F107 
    Married  8 Apr 1917  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Sylvia Odell Melvina Casto

    Born  12 Aug 1898  Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Dec 1975  Charleston, Kanawha, 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  Hiram Thomas 'Tom' Cobb | F112 
    Married  20 Dec 1914  On a horse in Jackson County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Herb Bush | F27 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Female
    Sarah Elizabeth 'Bessie' Casto

    Born  10 Mar 1901  Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Aug 1998  Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Otho Grantford Good | F108 
    Married  9 Apr 1922  Home, Plum Orchard, Jackson co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Elva Ercell Casto

    Born  11 Jun 1903  Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Sep 1993  Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Ritchie County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  James Corbitt Patterson | F57 
    Married  9 Apr 1922  Plum Orchard, Jackson Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    Freddie Ann Casto

    Born  2 Feb 1906  Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Jul 1986  Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, 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  Dennie Howard Casto | F106 
    Married  25 Dec 1929  Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Erma Dazel CASTOChild 6 | Female
    Erma Dazel CASTO

    Born  1 May 1908  Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Dec 1989  Bidwell, Springfield Township, Gallia County, Ohio, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Vinton, Gallia, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Everett Gay ROBIE | F123 
    Married  22 Feb 1930  Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Maudie Leota Casto

    Born  4 Feb 1911  Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Jun 1937  Kessell Hospital, Ripley, Jackson County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Waldie Laton Casto | F161 
    Married  14 Jun 1936   

    Child 8 | Female
    Dolly Louraine Casto

    Born  21 Mar 1919  Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Feb 2011  Pickerington, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  James Cornelius Randolph | F110 
    Married  12 Dec 1939  Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Headstones
    Casto, John & Minerva
    Casto, John & Minerva
    Headstone - John Edward and Minerva Jane (Randolph) Casto

  • Notes 

    • From Mom:
      They moved around a lot. Last address was Plum Orchard, WV.
      Church - Plum Orchard schoolhouse, United Brethren

      Both buried in Casto Cemetery, on hill above Plainview Church, Belgrove-Plum Orchard, Jackson Co, WV. Nearby are Mary Vienna and Tommy Rhodes, Sylvia, and Maudie and twins, Charles Lewis and Elizabeth Kinser Casto (info on last from Mom, there is no marker for them)

      JCRM:
      John Edward Casto, 21, to Minerva J Randolph, 17, 5/26/1895, Bk 6, pg 226
      by N Casto "at my residence", place of residence of both was Staats Mills, both born Jackson Co

      1900 Ripley Dist #35, Jackson Co, WV, Sheet 8, line 94, #143/151
      Casto, John , Jan 1874, 26, m 5y, farmer, owns farm free, sch #102, Read/write, Eng
      Manerva, Aug 1877, 22, m 5y, 2-2 children, read/write, Eng
      Mary V, Feb 1896, 4, speaks English
      Silvie, Aug 1898, 1
      [his parents are at # 139-147

      1910 Ripley Dist 53, Jackson Co, WV #234-235 Plum Orchard
      All born WVWVWV, speak English Oa - - yes, yes, O, F, F 210
      Casto, John E 36 m1 - 15y farmer, general farm
      Manerva J wife 31 m1- 15y 6-6 children
      Mary V da 14
      Silva M da 11
      Sarah E da 9
      Elva E da 7
      Fredda A da 4
      Erma da 2

      1920 Jackson Co census - Fairplain-Ripley District - all born WV
      113-113
      J E Casto age 46
      Minerva Jane age 41 wife
      Sarah E age 18 dau
      Elversal age 16 dau [Elva Ercel]
      Freda E age 13 dau [Freddie]
      Erma age 11 dau
      Maddie age 9 dau [Maudie]
      Lorene age 10 months dau

      1930 Jackson Co, WV, Ripley Dist # 106-107
      Casto, John E 56
      Minerva 52
      Maudie 19
      Lorene 11
      [Father Charles is at #113-114, with new wife]

      1940 ED 18-8, Ripley, Jackson, WV p 13A
      #230 owns $3000 farm
      Casto, John E head 66 8th grade WV same house farming
      Minerva wife 61 4th grade WV same house
      Randolph, Lorene da 21 m 8th grade WV same house
      James sil 12 m 8th grade WV rural Jackson WV farmer

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.