West Virginia Pioneers

John Wesley Casto

Male 1824 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John Wesley Casto 
    Born 19 Oct 1824 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I2946  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2018 

    Father David Jonathan Casto,   b. 17 Jun 1780, Monongalia County, VA (in what is now Green Co., PA) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1865, buried at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Upshur County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Sarah "Sally" Ward,   b. 3 Feb 1795, Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1884, Upshur County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married Jan 1823 OR 31 Dec 1823  Sugar Fork, Upshur, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • Casto, David VA LEWIS CO. 148 1820
      Harrison Co MR shows date of 12/31/1823

      None of this family seems to have moved to Jackson county.

      1830 Lewis VA
      Casto, David J
      2m 5-10
      2m 10-15
      1m 40-50
      2f 0-5
      2f 5-10
      1f 30-40

      1840 Lewis, VA page 37 of 88
      David J Casto
      1m 5-10
      2m 15-20
      1m 50-60
      2f 0-5
      2f 5-10
      3f 10-15
      1f 40-50

      also in Lewis Co - who is he?

      1840 Lewis, VA page 3 of 88
      Samuel Casto
      1m 0-5
      1m 5-10
      1m 10-15
      1f 30-40
      1f 0-5
      1f 5-10
      1f 15-20
      1f 30-40
    Family ID F802  Group Sheet

    Family Mary 'Polly' Strader,   b. 1826, Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Nov 1844  [2
    Notes 

    • Lewis Co marriage
      John M Casto to Mary Strader 11/11/1844

      1850 Lewis VA # 350-352 all born VA
      John W Casto 26 farmer
      Mary 21
      Martin V 4
      Abel C 5/12
      Abel Strader 25 carpenter

      1860 Buckhannon PO, Upshur, VA # 195-196 all born VA
      John W Casto 36
      Mary 32
      Martin B 14
      Wm A 7
      Anthony S 5
      David B 3
      Barbary C/E 6/12
      David G Jacobs 16

      1870 Warren, Upshur, WV # 222-216
      Casto, John W 47 VA
      Mary 42 VA
      Anthony 16 VA
      David 13 VA
      Barbara 10 VA
      Luther 7 VA
      Bard 4 WV
      Lowther, Mary E 16 domestic servant VA
      Ward, Elizabeth 71 VA

      1880 Warren, Upshur, WV #213-217
      Casto, John W 56 WV WV VA
      Mary 51 WV WV VA
      Luther L 16 son WV WV WV
      Alonzo B 14 son WVWVWV
      Harper, Mary E 17 cousin WV VA WV
      Skidmore, Anna B 14 servant WV WV VA
    Children 
     1. Martin V Casto,   b. CA 1845, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Abel C Casto,   b. Jan 1850, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William A Casto,   b. CA 1853, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Anthony S Casto,   b. CA 1855, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. David B Casto,   b. CA 1857, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Barbara C or E Casto,   b. 1859, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Luther Casto,   b. CA 1863, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. Alonzo Bard Casto,   b. Aug 1866, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F7109  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S72] Marriage Records, Harrison Co, WV.

    2. [S244] Casto Cousins.