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Elva Ercell Casto

Female 1903 - 1993  (90 years)


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  • Name Elva Ercell Casto 
    Born 11 Jun 1903  Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    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 
    Notes 

    • Social Security Death Index
      Name: Elva E. Patterson
      SSN: 234-74-5781
      Last Residence: 26105  Vienna, Wood, West Virginia, United States of America
      Born: 11 Jun 1903
      Died: 16 Sep 1993
      State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1963)

      Elva Ercell Casto Patterson
      Birth: Jun. 11, 1903
      Jackson County
      West Virginia, USA
      Death: Sep. 16, 1993
      Wood County
      West Virginia, USA
      Married James Corbitt Patterson on April 9, 1922 in Jackson Co., West Virginia
      Family links:
      Parents:
      John Edward Casto (1874 - 1951)
      Minerva Jane Randolph Casto (1878 - 1955)
      Spouse:
      James Corbitt Patterson (1896 - 1983)
      Children:
      Otis Leon Patterson (1924 - 2009)*
      Corbett Lavere Patterson (1926 - 2007)*
      Siblings:
      Sarah E Casto Good (1901 - 1998)*
      Elva Ercell Casto Patterson (1903 - 1993)
      Freddie Ann Casto (1906 - 1986)*
      Maudie Leota Casto (1911 - 1937)*
      Louraine Casto Randolph (1919 - 2011)*
      *Calculated relationship
      Burial:
      King Knob Cemetery
      Ritchie County
      West Virginia, USA
      Created by: Teresa LeMaster Fordyce
      Record added: Aug 27, 2014
      Find A Grave Memorial# 134944723
    Person ID I288  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2015 

    Father John Edward CASTO,   b. 27 Jan 1874, Staats Mill, Jackson Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1951, Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Minerva Jane RANDOLPH,   b. 19 Aug 1879, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1955, Albany, Athens County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 26 May 1895  Bear Fork, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    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
    Headstones
    Casto, John & Minerva
    Casto, John & Minerva
    Headstone - John Edward and Minerva Jane (Randolph) Casto
    Family ID F59  Group Sheet

    Family James Corbitt Patterson,   b. 17 Jan 1896, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1983, Grantsville, Calhoun, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1922  Plum Orchard, Jackson Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • 1930 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 230-232
      Patterson, James C 33 md age 25 WV uk uk
      Elva 26 md age 18 WVWVWV
      Geneva I da 7 WVWVWV
      Otis L son 5 WVWVWV
      Corbit L son 3 7/12 WVWVWV

      1940 ED 18-13 Washington, Jackson, WV p 13B & 14A
      #223 owns $300, farm all WV Rural Jackson, WV
      Patterson, James C 43 m
      Elva E wife 36 m
      Geneva I da 17 m
      Otis L son 15
      Corbet L son 13
    Children 
    +1. Geneva Isabell Patterson,   b. 12 Jan 1923, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 2014, Marietta, Washington, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +2. Otis Leon Patterson,   b. 7 Sep 1924, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 2009, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +3. Corbett Lavere Patterson,   b. 12 Oct 1926, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 2007, Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Victor Lee Patterson
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jun 1903 - Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Apr 1922 - Plum Orchard, Jackson Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Casto: sisters Erma Casto Robie and Elva Casto Patterson
    Casto: sisters Erma Casto Robie and Elva Casto Patterson
    Casto:  Elva Casto Patterson
    Casto: Elva Casto Patterson
    Casto: Elva Casto Patterson
    Casto: Elva Casto Patterson
    Plum Orchard School - 1915
    Plum Orchard School - 1915
    Plum Orchard School - 1915

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