West Virginia Pioneers

Martha Ellen Casto

Female 1869 - 1954  (84 years)


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  • Name Martha Ellen Casto  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Born 18 Nov 1869  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7, 12, 14
    Gender Female 
    Buried 1954  Mill Creek, Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 17
    • Mount Calvary Cemetery
    Died 25 Jul 1954  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Notes 
    • Jackson County West Virginia Marriages shows him as G. W. Houtchen, 22,
      Rockbridge County, Virginia and her as Martha Ellen Casto, 15, Jackson Maryland 9/12/85.

      Note on Marriage License states: "David Casto gave parents consent in person"

      1870 census, Washington Township, Jackson Co., WV, page 415-416, anc 22-23
      Casto, David, 30
      Jane, 32, (Staats)
      Anne E., 4
      Isaac, 1
      Martha E., 1

      1880 census, Washington, Jackson Co., WV, page 424a
      Casto, David, 40
      Mary J., 41, (Staats)
      Anna, 14
      Isaac C., 12
      Marthy E., 10
      Mary C., 8
      Sarah M., 6
      William M., 4
    Person ID I27176  Conner Family

    Family George Willis Houchen,   b. 30 May 1861, Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1933, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1885  Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10, 18
    Children 
    +1. Harley Ottis Houchen,   b. 22 Feb 1900, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1983, Vincent, Washington County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     2. Evalena L. Houchen,   b. 12 Jul 1886, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1904  (Age 17 years)  [natural]
    +3. Goldie Marie Houchen,   b. 22 Feb 1898, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1929, Wood County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
    +4. Charles Cornelius Houchen, Sr.,   b. 26 May 1906, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1988, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
    +5. Nelson Corbett Houchen,   b. 8 Dec 1893, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1979, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     6. Orva Mae Houchen,   b. 12 Sep 1896, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1913, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
    +7. Travis Earl Houchen,   b. 26 Sep 1909, Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1995, Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]  [unknown]
    +8. Vincent Monroe Houchen,   b. 25 May 1892, Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1949, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
    +9. Orena Jane Houchen,   b. 19 Jul 1888, Gay, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1962, Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F11842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Nov 1869 - Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Sep 1885 - Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jul 1954 - Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    G.W. Houchen & M.E. Casto
    G.W. Houchen & M.E. Casto
    George Willis and Martha Ellen (Casto) Houchen
    George Willis and Martha Ellen (Casto) Houchen
    Martha Ellen (Casto) Houchen - Death Certificate
    Martha Ellen (Casto) Houchen - Death Certificate
    Mount Calvary Cemetery - Jackson County WV
    Mount Calvary Cemetery - Jackson County WV

  • Sources 
    1. [S1680] Jackson County, West Virginia Census 1900, 22.

    2. [S1681] Jackson County, West Virginia Census 1910, 25.

    3. [S1749] Jackson County, West Virginia Census 1920, 1A.

    4. Details: Database online. Washington, Jackson, West Virginia, post office Jackson Court House, roll 1689, page 416, image 254. .
      1870 United States Federal Census
      1870 United States Federal Census


    5. [S2202] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).

    6. [S7] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).

    7. [S634] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), 1940 United States Federal Census.
      residence date: 1935 residence place: Washington, Jackson, West Virginia birth date: 1869 birth place: West Virginia, USA residence date: 1 Apr 1940 residence place: Washington, Jackson, West Virginia, United States
      1940 United States Federal Census
      1940 United States Federal Census


    8. [S1153] Jackson County, West Virginia: Past and Present - 1990, Jackson County Historical Society, (Name: Walsworth Publishing, Third Printing 1997;), LC#90-71347., 173.

    9. [S173] West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Death date: 25 Jul 1954 Death place: Wood, West Virginia

    10. [S287] West Virginia Marriage Records, 1863-1900, Dodd, Jordan, comp., (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2000;).

    11. [S1281] Jackson County, West Virginia Census 1870, Wes Cochran, 23.

    12. [S206] West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).

    13. [S1709] Jackson County, West Virginia Census 1930, 20.

    14. [S545] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1870; Census Place: Washington, Jackson, West Virginia; Roll: M593_; Page: ; Image: .
      Birth date: abt 1869 Birth place: West Virginia Residence date: 1870 Residence place: Washington, Jackson, West Virginia, United States
      1870 United States Federal Census
      1870 United States Federal Census


    15. [S1521] Jackson County, West Virginia Census 1880, Wes Cochran, 49.

    16. [S10140] U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2016;), The National Archives at College Park; College Park, Maryland; Record Group Title: Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, 1774-1985; Record Group Number: 92; Roll or Box Number: 242.
      U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939
      U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939


    17. [S1153] Jackson County, West Virginia: Past and Present - 1990, Jackson County Historical Society, (Name: Walsworth Publishing, Third Printing 1997;), LC#90-71347., 174.

    18. [S4526] Copy of Houchen Marriage License, T.H.B. Smiley, (Name: Clerk of Court, Jackson County, WV;), T.H. Rymer, Minister of the Gospel.