West Virginia Pioneers

Howard Hobert Casto

Male 1921 - 2003  (81 years)


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  • Name Howard Hobert Casto 
    Born 2 Jul 1921  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 2003  [2
    Buried Fairplain, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • The Jackson Herald
      Pvt. Howard H. Casto, of Ripley, has been in the Army for more than a year and is stationed in the Canal Zone. His wife is the former, Mildred Durst, of Cottageville. (Friday, Dec. 17, 1943)

      Howard H. Casto, formerly of Ripley, has been promoted from Private to Private First Class, and has been awarded the Expert Rifleman’s Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, and several other citations. He has been stationed overseas for more than two years. His wife, the former Mildred Durst, and their son, Howard, Jr. Lives at Cottageville and are anxiously awaiting his return. (Friday, Mar 9, 1945)

      He was a plumber in Ripley and lived on Spencer Road.
    Person ID I60278  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2008 

    Father John James Casto,   b. 14 Apr 1887, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Leona Belle Scarbrough,   b. 2 Feb 1889, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1976  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1907  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1910 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 251-255 all wVWVWV
      Casto, John J 23 m1- 2y
      Belle 18 m1- 2y 1-1 child
      James O/C son 1.7

      1920 Washington, Jackson, WV # 33
      Casto, John 31
      Bell 27
      Oman son 11
      Bernice da 9.5
      Johnnie son 5.7
      Willie son 1

      1930 Washington, Jackson, WV # 214-215
      Casto, John 42 m age 21
      Leona B 39 m age 18
      Omer son 21
      Bernice da 19
      John Jr son 13
      Howard son 9
      Jennings J son 7
      Robert son 9/12

      1940 ED 18-8, Ripley, Jackson, WV p 1A St Rt 21
      # 5 owns $3000 farm all born WV - same house
      Casto, John James 53
      Belle wife 49
      Johnny son 22 s
      Howard son 17 s
      Jennings son 15
      Robert son 10

      JCBR
      Casto, - (m)--, 3/29/1912, J.J. & Belle Casto, Kenna
      Casto, - (f)--, 3/6/1913, John & Belle Casto, Skidmore
    Family ID F16208  Group Sheet

    Family Mildred Lorene Durst,   b. 21 Sep 1924, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1999  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1942  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Fairplain Cemetery - it looks like the Howard H Casto plot includes
      Gregory L Casto 1955-1979
      Mildred E 1925-1999
      Howard H 1921-2003
      Brian E Casto 1963-1993
    Children 
     1. Howard J Casto, Jr,   b. 4 Mar 1943, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 2014, Orange, Texax Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Carolyn Sue Casto
     3. Sandra Kay Casto
     4. Pamela Casto
     5. Gregory L Casto Casto,   b. 1955,   d. 1979  (Age 24 years)
     6. Brian Eric Casto,   b. 28 Feb 1963, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1993  (Age 29 years)
     7. Melissa D Casto
     8. Ranea Casto
     9. Beverly Casto
     10. Brent Casto
     11. Aaron Casto
    Family ID F16589  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fairplain, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Birth Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    2. [S7] Gravestone.

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