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Renna Mae Molze

Female 1890 - 1971  (80 years)


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  • Name Renna Mae Molze 
    Born 23 Jun 1890  Kenna, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Mar 1971  Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Washington County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Birth Record
      Name: Renna M Molze
      Birth Date: 6/23/1890
      Birth Place: Jackson, West Virginia, United States
      Sex: Female
      Mother: Ella Molze
      Father: E.J.

      Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007
      Name: Renna M Casto
      Birth Date: 1891
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Residence Place: Washington, Ohio, United States
      Death Date: 27 Mar 1971
      Hospital of Death: Marietta Memorial Hospital
      Death Place: Marietta, Washington, Ohio, USA
      Certificate: 031482
      Age at Death: 80
      Certifier: Physician
      Marital Status: Widowed

      Mrs. John E. (Renna) Casto, 80, Marietta Rt. 6, died at 10:30 p.m. Saturday in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

      She was born June 23, 1890, in Jackson County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Edward and Ella Garnes Molze. On July 1, 1911, she was married to John E. Casto, who preceded her in death on Dec. 25, 1970.

      Eight sons and three daughters survive: Bernard, Charles Edward, Ira Richard, John, Robert, Russell, Paul and Ronald Casto, Mrs. Harold (Gladys) Sheppard, Mrs. James (Mary) Alexander and Mrs. Charles (Jean) Britton, all of Marietta. Three sons, Cleo, Donald and Ernest, preceded her in death. There are 38 grandchildren and 44 great grandchildren. Two brothers and a half brother, Henry, Thomas and Joseph Molze, and one sister, Mrs. Garland (Elizabeth) Withrow, preceded her in death.

      Mrs. Casto attended Wayne Street Congregational Church.

      Services will be at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in Doudna & McClure Funeral Home with James Usrey officiating. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.
      [Marietta Times]

      Renna Mae Molze Casto
      Birth: Jun. 23, 1890
      Jackson County
      West Virginia, USA
      Death: Mar. 27, 1971
      Marietta
      Washington County
      Ohio, USA
      D/o Edward Molze & Ella Garnes.
      Sister of Henry & Thomas Molze;
      half sister of Joseph Molze.
      Family links:
      Parents:
      Edward J. Molze (1863 - 1920)
      Spouse:
      John Edward Casto (1893 - 1970)*
      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:
      Renna Mae Molze Casto (1890 - 1971)
      Thomas Wesley Molze (1891 - 1962)*
      Joseph Molze (1899 - 1961)*
      *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# 95787456
    Person ID I4243  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2015 

    Father Edward J Molze,   b. Feb 1864, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1920, Washington County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Sophia Ellen Garnes,   b. Abt 1865, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1897  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1884  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 


    • Marriage Record
      Date: 10/12/1884
      Place: Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
      Edward Moles, 21, Kanawha Co, Kanawha Co
      Sophia E Garnes, 20, Jackson Co, Kanawha Co

      1900 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 477-481
      Molze, Edward J 2/1863 m 1y WV WV WV
      Rebecca M wife 10/1873 m 1y 1-1 child WV WV WV
      Henry A son 6/1887 WV WV WV
      Rena M da 6/1890 WV WV WV
      Thomas W son 11/1891 WV WV WV
      Josiah son 9/1899 WV WV WV

      1910 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 189-190
      Moles, Edward J 45 wd WV WV WV
      Thomas W son 18 s WV WV WV

      1900 Ripley, Jackson, WV #219
      Redman, Elijah 1/1858 m 23y WV WV WV
      Mary L wife 10/1865 m 23y 0-0 child WV WV WV
      Garnes, Alice P sis 10/1874 s WV WV WV
      Moles, Martha E niece 9/1893 WV WV WV
      Napenberger, Berton boarder 1/1875 s WV PA PA
      Jackson Garnes is at #213, his dau Sarah Estamae Randolph is at #215

      1910 Ripley, Jackson, WV #158/159
      Redman, Elijah 53 m1- 33y WV WV WV
      Mary E wife 49 m1- 33y 0-0 child WV WV WV
      Moles, Martha E niece 15 WV WV WV
      Garnes, Alice P sis 37 s
    Family ID F16720  Group Sheet

    Family John Edward Casto,   b. 20 Oct 1894, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1970, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1911  Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    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 MapsBorn - 23 Jun 1890 - Kenna, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Mar 1971 - Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Washington County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Green-Garnes, Harriet, Lena Ethel Garnes Southall,  Eileen Southall and niece Renna Molze-Casto
    Green-Garnes, Harriet, Lena Ethel Garnes Southall, Eileen Southall and niece Renna Molze-Casto
    Green-Garnes, Harriet, Lena Ethel Garnes Southall, Eileen Southall and niece Renna Molze-Casto
    Green-Garnes, Harriet, Linda &  Eileen Southall and niece Renna Molze-Casto
    Green-Garnes, Harriet, Linda & Eileen Southall and niece Renna Molze-Casto
    Green-Garnes, Harriet, Linda & Eileen Southall and niece Renna Molze-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
    Green, Harriet; son Estel; niece Renna Molze, William & (dau) Ethel Southall, and John Casto

  • Sources 
    1. [S78] Pam Bailey.

    2. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.