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William Wiley Caskey & Penninah Thompson
Generation No. 1

 1. William Wiley CASKEY, son of Samuel Caskey and Nancy Agnes Coffey, was born 20 Nov 1821 in Giles Co., Tennessee, and died 20 Mar 1879 in Grapeland, Houston County, Texas. He was buried in Parker Cemetery, Houston County,  Texas; location unmarked.

He married Penninah THOMPSON 4 Sep 1841 in Marshall County Tennessee, daughter of Samuel THOMPSON and Elizabeth Ann NORWOOD. She was born 11 Nov 1822 in Alabama, and died 4 Mar 1886 in Houston County Texas. She was buried in Parker Cemetery, Houston County, Texas; location unmarked.

Children of William Wiley CASKEY and Penninah THOMPSON are:

2 i. Samuel CASKEY was born 1842 in Marshall Co., Tennessee; died 24 Mar 1853 in Bastrop Co., TX.

+ 3 ii. William Madison CASKEY was born 21 Apr 1844 in Madison Co., Tennessee, and died 5 Apr 1886 in Grapeland, Houston County, Texas.

+ 4 iii. Elizabeth CASKEY was born 15 May 1846 Shelby Co.,  Tennessee; died Grapeland, Houston Co., TX.  She married Zachariah Brown 21 Jun 1860.  He was born 1844.

5 iv. Erwin Thomas "Tom" CASKEY was born 9 Aug 1848 in Marshall Co., Tennessee; died 12 Jan 1875 Anderson Co., TX.  He married Lucinda Harriet Brown.  She was born 1844 TN, died in MO.

+ 6 v. Mary Jane CASKEY was born 17 Feb 1857 in Bastrop County Texas, and died 16 Feb 1895 in Grapeland, Houston County, Texas.

 7 vi. Josiah Smith CASKEY was born 12 May 1853 in Bastrop, Bell Co., Texas; died 05 Oct 1924 Grapeland, Houston Co., TX, buried in the Parker Cemetery, Grapeland, Houston Co., Texas. He married Mary Caffin Fet 13 Feb 1871.  Children: Lethie Ann Caskey; Penninah Caskey; Robert Caskey; Josiah Smith Caskey, Jr..

8 vii. James Davod CASKEY was born 3 Feb 1857  in Williamson Co., Texas; died 9 Jun 1938 in Grapeland, Houston Co., Texas.

9  viii. Nancy M. CASKEY was born 24 May 1862 in Florence, Williamson Co., Texas; died 15 Aug 1864.

+ 10 ix. John Wiley CASKEY was born 1864 in Texas.

Source Materials:

William Wiley Caskey - KILLED BY A HORSE

MIGRATED FROM TENNESSEE 15 NOV 1851 TO BASTROP CO. TEXAS WITH BROTHER JOHN
COFFEY CASKEY. William W. Caskey left Giles Co. and went to Madison Co.
Tenn. where he joined the Kentucky Wagon Train in 1851. He had two ox
wagons. He went to Grapeland,Texas and settled 5 miles north and later
preempted some land from the state. He raised a lot of hogs and sold them
to the government during the civil war. He also brought 3 real good
methods of curing meat. The first was to salt the hams and cover them with
hickory ashes, the second was to put the meat in a strong barrel of brine
for 2 months and then hang it with bear grass and smoke it for a few days,
or until it dried. The last wasy was to salt it down for 2 months. Wylie
hauled his meat to the rivers and sold to the river boats. He also made
hog head cheese and soap. He was pawed to death by a bad horse in March of
1879.

SOURCE: WAYNE CASKEY 812 CEDAR BAYON ROAD BAYTOWN, TEXAS; IN BOOK ON HOUSTON COUNTY HISTORY P. 145.

Census Records:

1850 Shelby Co., TN: CASKEY, W.W., 28, farmer, TN; Peninnah, 27, TN; Sam'l, 7, TN; Wm., 6, TN; Elizabeth, 4, TN; Erwin, 1, TN.

1860 Houston Co., TX: KASKILL, W.W., 39, farmer, 600, TN; Penninah, 38, h/w, AL; Sam, 18, laborer, TN; William, 16, TX;

          Elizabeth, 13, TX; Erwin, 12, TX; Mary, 9, TX; Josiah, 6, TX; James, 3, TX.

1870 Houston Co., TX: CASKEY, W.W., 48, farmer, 900, TN; P., 47, f, k/h, AL; J.S., 16, m, TX; J.D., 18, M, TX; J.W., 6, m, TX.

 

Generation No. 2

3. William Madison CASKEY (William Wiley CASKEY1) was born 21 Apr 1844 in Tennessee, and died 5 Apr 1886 in Grapeland, Houston County, Texas. He was buried in Livelyville Cemetery Grapeland, Houston County, Texas. He married Louisa M. RECTOR. She was born 18 Nov 1844 in Texas, and died 23 Jun 1920 in Grapeland, Houston County, Texas. She was buried in Livelyville Cemetery, Grapeland, Houston County, Texas.

Children of William Madison CASKEY and Louisa Marion RECTOR are:

10 . Emma Penninah CASKEY was born 21 Jul 1866 in Grapeland, Houston Co., Texas. She married John Mathias PELHAM   27 Dec 1883 in Houston County, Texas. He was born abt. 1862 in Houston County Texas, son of Asa Wright Pelham and Polly Ann Weisinger. She married David MARTIN. He was born 1867.

11 ii. James Madison CASKEY was born 15 Jul 1868 in Texas; died 24 Oct 1880..

12 iii. Thomas Jefferson CASKEY was born 24 Jul 1874 in Texas; died 13 Aug 1885.

+ 13 iv. Walter Monroe CASKEY was born 8 Nov 1877 in Houston County, Texas, and died 15 Aug 1949 in Slocum, Anderson County, Texas.

14 v. Robert Bryson CASKEY was born 15 Mar 1880 in Houston County, Texas; died 16 Mar 1920.

+ 15 vi. Samuel Nelson CASKEY was born 16 Aug 1882 in Texas, and died 10 Sep 1964 in Slocum, Anderson County, Texas.

16 vii. Sarah Jane CASKEY was born 16 Aug 1882 in Texas, and died 26 Jan 1963. She married Hub L. Harrison 11 Oct 1899.  He was born 1875 and died 1933.  He is buried in Guiceland Cemetery, Houston Co., TX.

17 viii. Alfred Marion CASKEY was born 27 Nov 1885 Texas and died 5 Apr 1956 in Grapeland, Houston Co., TX. He married Gertrude Jo Lively.  She was born 24 Apr 1890 and died 3 Dec 1967 in Grapeland, Houston Co., Texas.  She is buried in the Livelyville Cemetery, Grapeland, Houston Co., TX.

 

4. Elizabeth CASKEY (William Wiley CASKEY1) was born abt. 1845 in Tennessee. She married Zack BROWN. He was born abt. 1835 in Tennessee.

Children of Elizabeth CASKEY and Zack BROWN are:

17 i. Mary BROWN was born abt. 1866 in Texas.

18 ii. Sarah BROWN was born abt. 1869 in Texas.

19 iii. Mattie BROWN was born abt. 1871 in Texas.

20 iv. Cord BROWN was born abt. 1874 in Texas.

21 v. James BROWN was born abt. 1872 in Texas.

22 vi. Julia BROWN was born Oct 1879 in Texas.

 

6. Mary Jane CASKEY (William Wiley CASKEY1) was born abt. 1851 in Bastrop County, Texas, and died 16 Feb 1895 in Grapeland, Houston County, Texas. She was buried in Parker cemetery, Houston County, Texas. She married John Nelson PARKER. He was born abt. 1845 in North Carolina.

Children of Mary Jane CASKEY and John Nelson PARKER are:

23 i. Letha A. PARKER was born 1873 in Houston County Texas.

24 ii. Robert Alonzo PARKER was born 1875 in Houston County, Texas.

25 iii. Mary PARKER was born 1876 in Houston County, Texas.

26 iv. Samuel PARKER was born 1879 in Houston County, Texas.

 

10. John Wiley CASKEY (William Wiley CASKEY1) was born 1864 in Texas. He married Ida F. ----. She was born Apr 1864 in Texas.

Children of John Wiley CASKEY and Ida F. ---- are:

27 i. John H. CASKEY was born Oct 1886 in Texas.

28 ii. Ella M. CASKEY was born Jul 1889 in Texas.

29 iii. Katie J. CASKEY was born Jun 1894 in Texas.

30 iv. Mattie M. CASKEY was born Nov 1897 in Texas.

 

Generation No. 3

13. Walter Monroe CASKEY (William Madison CASKEY2, William Wiley CASKEY1) was born 8 Nov 1877 in Houston County, Texas, and died 15 Aug 1949 in Slocum, Anderson County Texas. He married Loucendia A. OLIVER 3 Oct 1897 in Houston County, Texas. She was born 4 Oct 1879 in Houston County, Texas, and died 15 Dec 1918 in Prospect Community, Houston County, Texas.

Children of Walter Monroe CASKEY and Loucendia A. OLIVER are:

31 i. Lee Roy CASKEY was born 7 Aug 1898 in Houston County Texas, and died 29 Dec 1996 in San Antonio, Bexar County Texas. He married Alonza Lucille ORR 22 Aug 1925 in Arkansas.

32 ii. Alva Bryson CASKEY was born 1 Dec 1900 in Walter, Anderson County, Texas, and died 19 Sep 1982 in Houston County, Texas. He married Phenia Ellen BRIDGES 3 Oct 1920.

33 iii. William Franklin CASKEY was born 31 Oct 1902 in Houston County, Texas, and died 1 Dec 1989 in Silsbee, Texas. He married Zelma Lee FINCH 29 Mar 1924.

+ 34 iv. Orval Mason CASKEY was born 9 Jan 1905 in Houston County, Texas, and died 19 Mar 1984 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.

35 v. John Oliver CASKEY was born 13 Feb 1907 in Slocum, Anderson County, Texas, and died 2 Jul 1971 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. He married Nellie Mae LYNCH.

36 vi. Iona CASKEY was born 8 Jan 1909 in Salmon, Anderson County, Texas. She married Max Manuel MALICOAT 14 Oct 1933.

 

15. Samuel Nelson CASKEY (William Madison CASKEY2, William Wiley CASKEY1) was born 16 Aug 1882 in Texas, and died 10 Sep 1964 in Slocum, Anderson County, Texas. He was buried in Guiceland Cemetery, Houston County, Texas. He married Willie Edna THOMPSON. He married Della Denora HARDIN. She was born 21 Jul 1885 in Texas, and died 4 Mar 1931 in Slocum, Anderson County, Texas. She was buried in Guiceland Cemetery, Houston County, Texas.

Children of Samuel Nelson CASKEY and Della Denora HARDIN are:

37 i. Marvin CASKEY was born 12 Dec 1904 in Texas.

38 ii. Forrest Wayne CASKEY was born 13 Nov 1906 in Texas, and died 5 Jun 1987 in Harris County, Texas.

39 iii. Edwin CASKEY was born 27 Apr 1908 in Texas, and died 21 Nov 1974 in Amarillo, Potter County Texas.

40 iv. Nellie CASKEY was born 21 Nov 1909 in Texas.

41 v. Thelma Inez CASKEY was born abt. 1911 in Texas.

42 vi. Milo CASKEY was born 4 Dec 1913 in Texas, and died 26 Oct 1969 in Smith County texas.

43 vii. Charles Ethridge CASKEY was born abt. 1916 in Texas, and died 28 Oct 1990 in Hays County Texas.

44 viii. Flavil Hall CASKEY was born 8 Jan 1918 in Texas.

45 ix. Amos CASKEY was born 14 Oct 1919 in Texas.

46 x. Dorothy CASKEY was born 8 Aug 1924 in Texas. She married Jack RISLINGER. She married UNKNOWN FRANKS.

 

Generation No. 4

34. Orval Mason CASKEY (Walter Monroe CASKEY3, William Madison CASKEY2, William Wiley CASKEY1) was born 9 Jan 1905 in Houston County, Texas, and died 19 Mar 1984 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. He was buried in Frost Cemetery, Frost, Navarro County, Texas. He married Ann Lee YOUNG 8 Aug 1929 in Palestine, Anderson County, Texas. She was born 15 Jan 1906, and died 13 Oct 1995 in Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas. She was buried 17 Oct 1995 in Frost Cemetery, Frost Navarro County, Texas.

 

37. Marvin CASKEY (Samuel Nelson CASKEY3, William Madison CASKEY2, William Wiley CASKEY1) was born 12 Dec 1904 in Texas. He married Winnie Mae HESTAND.

 

38. Forrest Wayne CASKEY (Samuel Nelson CASKEY3, William Madison CASKEY2, William Wiley CASKEY1) was born 13 Nov 1906 in Texas, and died 5 Jun 1987 in Harris County, Texas. He married Vivian B. HESTAND. She was born 24 Nov 1900 in Texas, and died 19 Sep 1992 in Texas.

 

39. Edwin CASKEY (Samuel Nelson CASKEY3, William Madison CASKEY2, William Wiley CASKEY1) was born 27 Apr 1908 in Texas, and died 21 Nov 1974 in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas. He married Opal Christine CHENAULT.

 

40. Nellie CASKEY (Samuel Nelson CASKEY3, William Madison CASKEY2, William Wiley CASKEY1) was born 21 Nov 1909 in Texas. She married Finis Guy ROBERTS. She married ---- DUNHAM.

 

41. Thelma Inez CASKEY (Samuel Nelson CASKEY3, William Madison CASKEY2, William Wiley CASKEY1) was born abt. 1911 in Texas. She married Lee Crutchfield SKIPWORTH.

 

42. Milo CASKEY (Samuel Nelson CASKEY3, William Madison CASKEY2, William Wiley CASKEY1) was born 4 Dec 1913 in Texas, and died 26 Oct 1969 in Smith County, Texas. He married Ruby Janelle HAYS.

 

43. Charles Ethridge CASKEY (Samuel Nelson CASKEY3, William Madison CASKEY2, William Wiley CASKEY1) was born abt. 1916 in Texas, and died 28 Oct 1990 in Hays County, Texas. He married Frances Louise DEGGE 7 Oct 1938 in Swisher County, Texas.

 

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