Edmund was the immigrant ancestor of the Casteel family in America. He was born around 1668. He arrived in Philadelpia soon after the founding,in 1682. On May 1, 1693 Edmund married Christian Boon they had 3 children Samuel, EdmmundII and Christain Casteel. My line is EdmundII and Mary (Amos) Casteel and there children are Dinah, *EdmundIII*, Meshach, John and Joseph Casteel. EdmundIII married Rebecca and they had 10 children *Shadrack*, Mechach, Abednego, Francis, Lucy, Kezia, Susannah, Sarah, Casrander and Charity Casteel. Shadrack married Laurena and they had 4 children Thomas, *Archibald*, Ezedock and Jesse Casteel. Archibald married Rebecca Dew and they had 10 children but only 5 are listed and they are Jeremiah, Thomas, Josiah, Isiah and *John* Casteel John married Dorcas Germain and they had 6 children L.Dow, Sarah B., John C., Louise V., *Wesley* McKinley and Salathiel Casteel. Wesley M. Casteel Married Lydia Ann Handy and they had 3 children and they are Sattie, John Christopher, E.F.Casteel. John C. married Virginia Joshephine Dickerson and they had 8 children they are as followed William M., *Lydia Ann*, John Thomas, Levi Middleton, Melinda J.Daisy,Dove and Frank Obby Casteel. Lydia Ann Casteel is my great grandmother and this is how i fit into the picture if anyone is interested you can E-Mail me at email@example.com i still have more.