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Charles Lewis CASTO

Charles Lewis CASTO

Male 1850 - 1935  (84 years)

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  • Name Charles Lewis CASTO 
    Born 27 Dec 1850  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Aug 1935  Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Death Record
      Name: Charles Lewis/Casto
      Sex: Male
      Death Date: Aug 1935
      Death Place: Jackson, West Virginia
      Age at Death: 84y7m14d
      Birth Place: West Virginia
      Marital Status: Wid
      Mother: Polly/Anderson
      Father: Edward/Casto
      Informant: J.E. Casto
      Cause: Old age
    Person ID I454  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2012 

    Father Edward H CASTO,   b. 31 May 1828, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1902, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Mary 'Polly' ANDERSON,   b. Abt 1833, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1860, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1849  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Jackson County, WV, Marriage Record:
      Edward Casto to Polly Anderson
      20 Dec 1849 by Joel Cunningham
      Bk 1A, pg 83

      1850 census Jackson Co, WV
      Living with James M and Sarah
      Edward Casto, 21, farmer, married within the year
      Mary, 17

      1860 Jackson Co, WV # 1010-950
      living with John J and Grace Casto
      Ed, 30, farmer
      Chas, 9
      Wm. 8
      Sarah J, 5
      Elijah B, 3/12

      Jackson County Births
      Elizah B, 6/10/1860, Elasto & Mary Casto, Jackson co [How did someone transcribe Edward as Elasto??]
    Family ID F121  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Sarah Elizabeth KINSER,   b. 1 Feb 1846, Russell County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1923, Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1870  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • Certificate of Marriage, Roane Co, WV
      Lewis Casto, age 20 and Elizabeth Kinser, age 24 were married by John Smith at Roane Co on the 15th day of September 1870. Groom born and resides in Jackson Co, Bride born in Russell co. resides in Roane Co, both single, groom was a farmer. Groom's parents were Edward and Polly, Bride's were Valentine and Jane. (Is this John Smith the 2nd husband of Jane Kinser?)

      1880 Washington, Jackson, West Virginia
      Charles L. CASTO Self M M W 29 WV
      Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: WV Mo: WV
      Elisibeth CASTO Wife F M W 31 WV
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: WV Mo: WV
      Sarah CASTO Dau F S W 8 WV
      John E. CASTO Son M S W 6 WV
      Ida M. CASTO Dau F S W 4 WV
      Wm. I. CASTO Son M S W 1 WV

      1900 Ripley Dist #35, Jackson Co, WV, sheet 8, line 72, #139/147
      Casto, Charles L, Sept 1850, 49, m 29y , farmer, owns farm free, #99
      Elizabeth, wife, Feb 1847, 53, m29, 6-6 children
      Isaac N(?) son, May 1879, 21, FL
      Nancy L, dau Aug 1882, 17, sch 5 mo
      Almeda C, dau Feb 1887, 13, Sch 5 mo
      Kinser, Major, boarder, Aug 1876, 23, Farm laorerL [her nephew]
      All and parents born WV, all read, write, speak English

      1910 Ripley Dist 53, Jackson Co, WV #237-238 Plum Orchard
      All speak English, can read and write, Owns farm, mortgaged, F sch 213
      Casto, Charles L 59 m1- 30y WV WV WV
      Elizabeth 60 m1- 30y 6-6 children VA VA VA
      Almeda da 22 WV WV VA
      Hunter, Eula boarder 9 WV WV WV

      1920 Jackson Co census, Fairplain precinct of Ripley District - born WV unless otherwise noted #120-120
      C L Casto age 68 WV WV WV
      Elizabeth age 73 VA unk (speaks Dutch) VA
      Anna age 10 granddaughter WV WV WV

      1930 Washington, Jackson, WV # 113-114
      Casto, Charles L 78 md age 18 WVWVWV
      Mary E 53 md age 49 WVWVWV
      Randolph, Perry gs 18 s WVWVWV

      Both buried in Casto Cemetery, on hill above Plainview Church, Plum Orchard, Jackson Co, WV. (info from Erma Casto Robie, no marker)

      Was there one more child, Pety who died young??/?? Probably not, since in 1900 and 1910 the child count was 6-6. Mom just remembered a Petey who we decided was in another family.
      JCBR:
      John E, 2/19/1873, CL & Elizabeth, Jackson Co, farmer ?? Not the date Mom knew as her dad's birthdate!
      Ida Melvin, 1/24/1877, Charles Lewis & Elizabeth (Kinser) Casto, Grass Lick, farmer
      W.I., 1879, Lewis & Elizabeth, Jackson Co
      Nancy E, 8/16/1882, CL & Elizabeth, Jackson Co, farmer (hand written)
      Mary Z, 8/16/1882, CL & Elizabeth, Jackson Co, farmer [Typed]
      Almedia Kathryn, 1/28/1886, CL & Elizabeth (Kinser) Casto, Jackson Co, delayed birth cert.

      Casto Cemetery - Plainview Church
      Mom knows they are buried there but there are no markers.
    Children 
     1. Sarah Jane Casto,   b. 28 Jul 1871,   d. 26 Mar 1934, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. 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)
     3. Ida Melvinna Casto,   b. 24 Jan 1877,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Isaac William Casto,   b. 18 May 1879,   d. 1961  (Age 81 years)
     5. Nancy Louise Casto,   b. 16 Aug 1882, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Almeda Catherine Casto,   b. 28 Jan 1886, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F118  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Etta Boggs,   b. 11 Apr 1875, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1942, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1926  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 4/11/1926 by J M Anderson at his residence
      Place: Jackson, West Virginia, United States
      C L Casto, 70, Jackson Co, Plum Orchard
      Miss Mary E Tolley, 49, Jackson co, Gay R#2
      Informant - cert, Jonathan Casto of Jackson Co

      1930 Washington, Jackson, WV # 113-114
      Casto, Charles L 78 md age 18 WVWVWV
      Mary E 53 md age 49 WVWVWV
      Randolph, Perry gs 18 s WVWVWV
    Family ID F9643  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Sep 1870 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Aug 1935 - Plum Orchard, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Casto, Charles Lewis
    Casto, Charles Lewis

  • Sources 
    1. [S91] Military Pension Records, Father's records.

    2. [S4] Death Records, Jackson Co, WV.

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

    4. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.