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John Edward Casto

Male 1894 - 1970  (76 years)


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  • Name John Edward Casto 
    Born 20 Oct 1894  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Dec 1970  Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Washington County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Birth Record Name: John Edward Casto
      Birth Date: 20 Oct 1894
      Birth Place: Belgrove, Jackson, West Virginia, United States
      Sex: Male
      Mother: Mary Scarbrough
      Father: C.G, Casto
      Reported by C.G.Casto, father
      http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1818859&Type=Birth

      U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Name: John Edward Casto
      Address: S. Eighth St, Marietta
      County: Washington
      State: Ohio
      Birthplace: Bell Grove, West Virginia,United States of America
      Birth Date: 20 Oct 1893
      Race: Caucasian (White)
      Age: 23
      Occupation:Paint rubber, Safe Cabinet Co
      Nearest Relative: wife and 4 children
      Height/Build: tall/slender
      Color of Eyes/Hair: Grey/brown slightly bald

      U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
      Name: John Edward Casto
      Birth Date: 20 Oct 1894
      Birth Place: Belgrove, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA
      Residence: 415 East Eight, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, USA
      Race: White
      Age: 47
      Occupation: Fenton Art Glass Co, Williamstown, WV
      Nearest Relative: Mrs Renna Casto, 415 E 8ty St
      Height/Build: 5'11" 155lb
      Color of Eyes/Hair: gray/brown
      Light complextion

      Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007
      Name: John E Casto
      Birth Date: 1893
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Residence Place: Washington, Ohio, United States
      Death Date: 25 Dec 1970
      Hospital of Death: Marietta Memorial Hospital
      Death Place: Marietta, Washington, Ohio, USA
      Certificate: 098194
      Age at Death: 77
      Certifier: Physician
      Marital Status: Married

      U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
      Name: John Casto
      SSN:
      Last Residence:
      45750 Marietta, Washington, Ohio, USA
      BORN: 20 Oct 1894
      Died: Dec 1970
      State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951)

      John E. (Jerry) Casto, 77, Marietta Rt. 6, died at 9:30 p.m. yesterday in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

      He was born Oct. 20, 1893 in Jackson County, W.Va., a son of the late Charles and Mary Scarbrough Casto. On July 1, 1911, he married Renna Mae Molze, who survives with eight sons and three daughters: Bernard, Charles, Ira Richard, John, Robert, Russell, Paul and Ronald Casto; Mrs. Harold (Gladys) Sheppard, Mrs. Mary (Mary) Alexander and Mrs. Charles (Jean) Britton, all of Marietta. Two sons, Donald and Ernest, and one daughter, Cleo, preceded him in death.

      There are 38 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren. Two brothers and one sister survive, Oshel Casto, Charleston, W.Va.; Orvie Casto and Mrs. Goldie Williams, both of Tampa, Fla. Two brothers, Virgil and Clyde, preceded him in death.

      Mr. Casto had been employed at Fenton-Art Glass Co. for 33 years until his retirement. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 458.

      Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday in Doudna & McClure Funeral Home with burial in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.
      Dec 25, 1970 Marietta Times
      [Note: There are a couple of errors in the printing of the obit. "Mrs. Mary (Mary) Alexander" refers to "Mrs. James (Mary) Alexander." The children preceding him in death included three sons rather than two sons and a daughter. Cleo was a boy.]

      John Edward Casto
      Birth: Oct. 20, 1893
      Belgrove
      Jackson County
      West Virginia, USA
      Death: Dec. 25, 1970
      Marietta
      Washington County
      Ohio, USA
      Family links:
      Parents:
      Charles Grant Casto (1865 - 1949)
      Mary Frances Scarbrough Casto (1869 - 1952)
      Spouse:
      Renna Mae Molze Casto (1890 - 1971)
      Children:
      Leo Christy Matthewson Casto (1915 - 1922)*
      Mary Frances Casto Alexander (1917 - 1990)*
      Charles Edward Casto (1918 - 1998)*
      Ira Richard Casto (1920 - 1976)*
      John Wesley Casto (1921 - 1992)*
      Elizabeth Jean Casto Britton (1922 - 1992)*
      Donald Ray Casto (1926 - 1926)*
      Ernest Casto (1927 - 1927)*
      Siblings:
      Virgil Kenneth Casto (1889 - 1955)*
      John Edward Casto (1893 - 1970)
      Orvie Odell Casto (1900 - 1976)*
      Delmer Clyde Casto (1911 - 1965)*
      *Calculated relationship
      Burial:
      East Lawn Memorial Park
      Reno
      Washington County
      Ohio, USA
      Created by: William Taylor
      Record added: Aug 22, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 95787389
    Person ID I4175  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2015 

    Father Charles R Grant Casto,   b. 22 Apr 1866, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1949, Washington County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Frances Scarbrough,   b. 17 Jun 1868, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1952, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1888  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1900 Washington Dist, Jackson, WV # 308-317
      Charles G, 4/1866, m12
      Mary F, wife, 5/1871, m12, 5-4
      Virgil K, 10/1890
      John E, 10/1895
      William O, 10/1897
      Arvey O, 10/1899

      1910 Marietta, Washington, OH #16 all WVWVWV
      Casto, Charles G 44 m1- 22y
      Mary C 41 m1 - 22y 8-5 children
      Virgil K son 20
      John E son 17
      Otho son 13
      Orva son 10
      Goldie da 7

      1920 Marietta, Washington, OH #198-204
      Casto, Chas 54 WVWVWV
      Mary 51 WVWVWV
      Orvile son 19 WVWVWV
      Delmer son 8 OH WVWV
      Scarbrough, Mary boarder 15 s WVWVWV
      Beaver, Albert boarder 43 s OH PA PA

      1930 Lawrence, Washington, OH
      Casto, Charles G 65 md age 21 WV WV WV
      Mary F 61 md age 18 WV WV WV
      Clyde D son 18 OH WV WV

      1940 Marietta, Washington, Ohio
      Casto, Charles 78 WV 1935: Marietta, Washington, OH
      Mary wife 71 WV 1935: Marietta, Washington, OH
    Family ID F1443  Group Sheet

    Family Renna Mae Molze,   b. 23 Jun 1890, Kenna, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1971, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1911  Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 7/1/1911 at Parkersburg
      Place: Wood Co, WV
      John Edward Casto, 20 (consent filed), Jackson Co, Marietta, O
      Renna May Molze, 21, Jackson Co, Marietta, O

      1920 Marietta, Washington, OH # 199-205
      Casto, John 25 WVWVWV
      Rena 28 WVWVWV
      Gladys da 7 Oh
      Bernard son 6 Oh
      Cleo son 4
      Mary F da 2
      Chas E son 1.5
      Molze, E J fil 56 wd WVWVWV

      1930 Marietta, Washington, OH
      Casto, John E 35 md age 16 WVWVWV
      Renna M 37 md age 18 WVWVWV
      Vernard son 17 OH
      Mary F da 13 OH
      Charles E son 12 OH
      Ira R son 10 OH
      John W son 8 OH
      Jean E da 7 OH
      Robert son 5 OH
      Russel R son 2 OH
      Molze, Thomas W boarder 35 WVWVWV

      1940 Marietta, Washington, OH #68, own- non farm $550 415 Peto(?)) St
      Casto, John 46 m Belgrove, WV 1935: lived same place Fenton Glass
      Renna wife 48 m Kenna, WV 1935: lived same place
      Charles E son 21 s Marietta, O 1935: lived same place Fenton Glass
      Richard son 20 s Marietta, O 1935: lived same place Cab driver
      John son 19 son Marietta, O 1935: lived same place
      Robert son 15 Marietta, O 1935: lived same place
      Russell son 11 Marietta, O 1935: lived same place
      Paul son 10 Marietta, O
      Ronald son 5 Marietta, O 1935: lived same place
      Withrow, Edward neph 22 s Kenna, WV 1935: lived same place
    Children 
     1. Gladys Lucille Casto,   b. 6 Feb 1912, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1991, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Bernard Clair Casto,   b. 10 Apr 1913, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1990, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Cleo Mathewson Casto,   b. 12 Jun 1915, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922  (Age 6 years)
     4. Mary Frances Casto,   b. 5 Jun 1917, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1990, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. Charles Edward Casto,   b. 16 Aug 1918, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1998, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. Ira Richard Casto,   b. 2 Mar 1920, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1976, Franklin County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     7. John Wesley Casto,   b. 15 Apr 1921, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1992  (Age 71 years)
     8. Elizabeth Jean Casto,   b. 3 Dec 1922, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1992, Washington County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     9. Robert Dean Casto,   b. 14 Sep 1924, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1986, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     10. Donald Ray Casto,   b. 22 Aug 1926, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926
     11. Ernest Casto,   b. 20 Jun 1927, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927
     12. Russell Raymond Casto
     13. Paul Roger Casto,   b. 5 May 1930, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1995, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     14. Ronald Marvin Casto
    Family ID F1460  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Dec 1970 - Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Green, Harriet; son Estel; niece Renna Molze, William & (dau) Ethel Southall, and John Casto
    Green, Harriet; son Estel; niece Renna Molze, William & (dau) Ethel Southall, and John Casto
    Green, Harriet; son Estel; niece Renna Molze, William & (dau) Ethel Southall, and John Casto

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Birth Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    2. [S78] Pam Bailey.

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