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Perry Enos Casto

Male 1880 - 1934  (53 years)


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  • Name Perry Enos Casto 
    Born 18 Nov 1880  Mason County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Aug 1934  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Mason County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Name: Perry Enis Casto
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 18 Nov 1880
      Street address: R.F.D.#2
      Residence Place: Mason, West Virginia, USA
      Physical Build: Medium
      Height: Medium
      Hair Color: dark
      Eye Color: blue
      Relative: Laura Casto

      Perry Enos Casto
      Birth: Nov. 18, 1880
      Mason County
      West Virginia, USA
      Death: Aug. 3, 1934
      Gallipolis
      Gallia County
      Ohio, USA
      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Laura Myrtle Keefer Casto (1888 - 1965)
      Children:
      Ray Roman Casto (1911 - 1945)*
      *Calculated relationship
      Burial:
      Bethel Cemetery
      Leon
      Mason County
      West Virginia, USA
      Created by: Jim and Elizabeth
      Record added: Mar 07, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 86364060

      Casto, Perry E.

      P. E. Casto, Eastern Avenue Grocer, Dies
      Perry E. Casto, aged about 50, who conducted a grocery on Eastern Avenue, died at 10 a.m. Friday in Holzer Hospital where he was taken yesterday afternoon. Death was caused by a heart attack believed to have been super-induced by the heat. Surviving Mr. Casto are his wife and three children, Mary, Ervin and Anna.
      Burial will be at Bethel, near Leon, W. Va., Sunday at 2 p.m. Rev Clendenin and Rev. Holcomb will be in charge of the services. Mr. Casto was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and of the Modern Woodmen. A. E. Tope is completing the funeral arrangements.

      Gallipolis Daily Tribune
      Friday, August 3, 1934

      Casto Funeral Sunday
      There will be short services at the home Sunday at 10:30 o’clock for P. E. Casto, Eastern Avenue, who died in Holzer Hospital. Rev. Carl Clendenin will officiate and will also assist with the services at Bethel near Leon, W. Va., where the body will be taken for interment. The wife and three children, Roy, Anna, and Ervin survive.

      Gallipolis Daily Tribune
      Saturday, August 4, 1934
      Transcribed by Sandy L. Milliron
      http://www.galliagenealogy.org/Obituaries/
    Person ID I96175  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2017 

    Father Moses Michael Casto,   b. 5 Dec 1838, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1913  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Mariah E Baker,   b. 1848, Mason, Mason County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1902, Mason County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1866  Mason, Mason County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 12/27/1866
      Place: Mason, West Virginia, United States
      Moses M Casto, 25y20d, Jackson, Mason, Benjamin & Sarah Casto
      Maria Baker,18, Mason, Mason, Charles & Sarah Baker

      1870 Union, Mason, WV # 175 all born VA - he's the only Moses Casto I can find, but who is Catherine and the kids? Did the census taker skip some people???
      Casto, Moses M 25
      Catherine 23
      Thomas 4
      Lucy 1

      1880 Union, mason, WV
      Casto, Moses M 38 VA VA VA
      Maria J 28 VA VA VA
      William E 12 son WV
      Charles B 8 son WV
      Sarah B 6 da WV 10/9/1873

      1900 Union, Mason, WV all born WVWVWV
      Casto, Moses M 12/1842 m 33y
      Mariah E 4/1847 m 33y 7-5 children
      Perry E son 11/1880 Perry Enos 11/18/1880
      Clyde C son 5/1883 5/31/1883
      Martha J da 5/1886 5/15/1886
      Manerva J dil 3/1866 wd 3-3 children
      Orval E gs 9/1892
      Nellie B gd 6/1899

      Mason Co Births
      Wm Ellis Casto, 10/12/1967, Moses M (farmer, born Mason Co) & Mariah E Casto, reported by Charles Baker, Granddad
      Sarah B 10/9/1873
      unnamed male, 6/17/1871 Moses Mikuel & Maria, reported by father
      Perry Enos 11/18/1880
      Clyde C , 5/31/1883
      Martha J, 5/15/1886
      Della T, 9/10/1889

      There is a shared marker at Wolfe Valley Cemetery for Mariah Casto and Moses M. Casto, although Mariah's death record shows she was to be buried in the Baker family graveyard.
    Family ID F606  Group Sheet

    Family Laura Myrtle Keefer,   b. 25 Mar 1888, Mason County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1965, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1904  Mason County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 6/5/1904 at Robert Keefer's
      Place: Mason, West Virginia, United States
      Perry E Casto, Mason Co, Mason Co
      Laura M Keefer, 16, Jackson Co, Mason Co
      Informant - Robert Keefer of Mason Co

      1930 Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio #278
      Casto, P E 50 md age 24 WV WV WV machinist furniture factory
      Laura wife 42 md age 16 WV WV WV tester - grocery store
      Anna da 16 WV WV WV
      Irwin son 12 WV WV WV

      1940 Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio
      Casto, Laura M 52 wd WV 1935: lived same house
      Anna M da 26 WV 1935: lived same house
    Children 
     1. Ray Roman Casto,   b. 14 Sep 1911, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1945, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     2. Anna Mary Casto,   b. 20 Jan 1914, Mason County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 2000, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Erwin Birt Casto,   b. 11 Sep 1917, Mason County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 2013, Citrus County, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    Family ID F29183  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Nov 1880 - Mason County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jun 1904 - Mason County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Aug 1934 - Gallia County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mason County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S655] Birth Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

    2. [S21] Obit.

    3. [S16] Marriage Records, Mason Co, WV.

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