West Virginia Pioneers

Zilpha Casto

Female 1858 - 1927  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name Zilpha Casto 
    Born Mar 1858  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Jan 1927  Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Death Certificate from Marietta, Washington Co, Ohio, shows she was 72y10m11d, born 3/11/1854 in Niholas Co to David and Melissa Jane Casto, both born in Nicholas Co. Informant was Mrs Ona McBride of Marietta, a grand daughter. Census (2, 12, 21) and marriage ages (18) support birthdate in 1858.
    Person ID I3430  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 19 May 2006 

    Father David Casto,   b. 26 Dec 1832, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1907, Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Melissa Green,   b. Abt 1840, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 31 Aug 1854  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • 1850 Jackson, VA # 351-355, l/w Nicholas & Talitha
      Casto David 17 M Farmer VA

      JCMR:
      David Casto, age 21, b. Jackson, s/o Abraham and Bilpha
      Melissa Green, 16, b. Jackson, d/o David & Sarah
      31 Aug 1854

      1860 Flat Fork, Roane Co
      David Casto 30 VA
      Melissa 25 VA
      Isabel 5
      Sietha/Siltha? (awful writing) 2 (F)

      David was in the Civil War, mustered in Sep 1863 at Charleston, mustered out on 30 May 1865. Co K 13 IV

      1870 Jackson, WV #247-247 Union Dist, all born Jackson Co
      David, 35, farm laborer, -200
      Melissa, 31
      Isabella, 14
      Zilpha, 12
      Abraham, 9
      William P, 7
      Sarah E, 3
      David A, 1

      1880 Washington, Jackson, West Virginia
      David CASTO Self M M W 47 WV
      Malissa CASTO Wife F M W 41 WV
      Abram E. CASTO Son M S W 18 WV
      Wm. P. CASTO Son M S W 17 WV
      Sarah E. CASTO Dau F S W 14 WV
      David A. CASTO Son M S W 11 WV
      Joseph E. CASTO Son M S W 7 WV
      Rosa Lee CASTO Dau F S W 9 WV
      Leander C. CASTO Son M S W 4 WV
      Lilly F. CASTO Dau F S W 3M WV
      David GREEN Nephew M S W 25 WV
      (s/o Wm & Elender (Westfall) Green)
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet

    Family Robert P Casto,   b. 22 Mar 1851,   d. 9 Mar 1916  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1876  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • 1880 Jackson Co, WV pg 92 # 338-338, next to Ned and Sarah
      Robert, 28
      Silpha, 21,
      Mary Jane, 2
      David L, 9/12

      1900 Washington Dist, Jackson, WV # 309-318
      Robert P, hd, 3/1849, m 23y
      Zilfa, wi, 3/1858, m 23y, 6-6 [?]
      Louisa, 4/1886
      Walter, 5/1888
      Bertha, 4/1892
      Ona E, dau, 6/1893
      Oshel L, 1/1896

      1910 Washington, Jackson, WV # 196 all WVWVWV 4 May 1910
      Casto, Robert 58 m1- 36y
      Zilpha 54 m1- 36y 10-8 children
      Bertha B da 19
      Ona E da 17
      Oshal L son 14
      William O son 9

      1920 Marietta, Washington, OH #131-137
      Casto, Zilphie 66 wd WV USA USA
      William O son 18 WV WV WV
    Children 
    +1. Mary Jane Casto,   b. Nov 1877, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1915, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
    +2. Leander David Casto,   b. Oct 1879, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921  (Age ~ 41 years)
    +3. Louisa Hester Casto,   b. Apr 1886, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Walter M Casto,   b. May 1888, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Bertha Bell Casto,   b. 10 Mar 1890, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1923, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     6. Ona E Casto,   b. Jun 1893, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Oshel Leonard Casto,   b. 19 Jan 1895, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. William Otis Casto,   b. 10 Jul 1900, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F1151  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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  • Photos
    Casto, Zilpha
    Casto, Zilpha

  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Census, 1880 JC.

    2. [S75] Casto manuscript.

    3. [S40] Death Record.

    4. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.