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Dr James Cunningham CastoMale 1829 - 1919  (90 years)


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  • Name James Cunningham Casto 
    Prefix Dr 
    Born 29 Oct 1829  Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Dec 1919  Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Old Sinaiville Cemetery, Jackson Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I88  RhodesChris1830
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2007 

    Married 1813  Harrison Co, WVa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • 1/29/1816, sold propery on Buckhannon River, moved west to (later Jackson county).

      Casto, George VA MASON CO. 121 1820

      1830 Mason Co, VA
      3 m 0-4 Nick, David, James
      1m 5-9 George
      1m 15-19 John
      1m 40-49
      1f 5-9 Betty
      3f 10-14 Polly, Pheobe, Sarah
      1f 40-49
      1f 70-79

      1840 Jackson Co, VA
      1m 5-10 Joel
      3m 10-15 Nick, David, James
      1m 15-20 George
      1m 50-60
      1f 5-10 Matilda -- where's Louisa?
      1f 15-20 Betty
      1f 40-50

      1850 Jackson Co, VA # 352-356
      Casto Sarah 56 F Va
      Casto James 20 M Farmer Va
      Casto Joel 15 M Farmer Va
      Casto Matilda 16 F Va
      Casto David 23 M Farmer Va
      Casto Sarah 19 F Va

      1860 Jackson Co, VA # 1017-955
      Sarah 68
      Matilda 24

      JCWR: pg 337
      4/19/1845
      wife Sarah, sons Nicholas, David G, James C, Joel, George Jr, grandson David casto
      probated 10/27/1845
      pg 338

      History of Mason Co, WV 1987
      George Casto:
      says parents of Sarah were John Godfrey and Anna Maria Weatherholt Ours





      John House, "Pioneers of Jackson Co"
      The next cabin was that of George Casto, who moved from the Salt Lick farm about the 1820's. His history is given elsewhere in this history.

      George Casto was a brother-in-law of Stephen Westfall, whose sister had been his first wife.
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ellen Bradley,   b. Jul 1829, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1854  Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 

    • 1870 Washington Dist, Jackson, WV #132-132
      James C, 38
      Sarah E, 37
      Samantha E 12
      Sophronia 8
      Virgil L 6
      Dennis 4
      Margaret B, 2

      1880 # 362-362 Census Place: Washington, Jackson, West Virginia
      James C. CASTO Self M M W 50 WV
      Occ: M.D. Fa: WV Mo: WV
      Sarah E. CASTO Wife F M W 48 WV
      Suffronia CASTO Dau F S W 16 WV
      Virgil CASTO Son M S W 14 WV
      Denius D. CASTO Son M S W 12 WV
      Maggie B. CASTO Dau F S W 10 WV
      Holly CASTO Son M S W 8 WV

      1900 Washington Dist, Jackson, WV # 325-336
      James C, 10/1829, m 46
      Sarah E, 7/1829, m 46, 8-5
      Windles, Ody V, gs, 11/1882
      Freedy G, gd, 3/1894

      1910 Washington, Jackson, WV
      Casto, James C 80 Wd
      Windle, Oda gs 17
      Freda gd 15

      JC Cem V1 - Old Sinaiville Cem
      Dr James C Casto 1829-1919
      Sarah E 1832-1907
    Children 
     1. Samantha Estellina Casto,   b. 11 Aug 1858, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Kanawha County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Sophronia Casto,   b. 2 Jun 1862, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1925, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Dr Virgil Lowlance Casto,   b. 19 Mar 1864, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1936, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. James P Casto,   b. 3 Aug 1866, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Dr Dennis D Casto,   b. 3 Aug 1867, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1932, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Margaret 'Maggie' Belle Casto,   b. 20 Apr 1870, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1897  (Age 27 years)
     7. Dr Holly W Casto,   b. 16 Oct 1872, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1939, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • Name: James C./Casto
      Sex: male
      Death Date: 21 Dec 1919
      Death Place: Jackson, West Virginia
      Age at Death: 91y1m21d
      Cemetery: Sinaiville
      Funeral Home: Vail
      Birth Date: 10/29/1929
      Birth Place: Jackson Co
      Marital Status: widowed
      Occupation: physician
      Mother: - Price
      Mother's Birth Place: Va
      Father: George Casto
      Father's Birth Place: Va

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

    2. [S102] Cemeteries JC Vol 1.

    3. [S97] Death records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

    4. [S34] Marriage Records, Harrison Co, WV.

    5. [S11] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.