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The Joseph Casteel Family of Schuyler County Mo Updated December 13, 2000
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Joseph & Mary Elizabeth, settled in Schuyler County Missouri on November 17, 1856. Joseph was originally from Kentucky and Mary was from Tennessee. Settling here was not the original plan. They were headed by wagon train from Tennessee to Oregon when their wagon broke down. The wagon train would not wait on then to make repairs so they stayed where they were and built there home. To Joseph and Mary were born six children. John, Peter Harvey, William Jasper, Sara Le, Nancy Auri, Minerva Janie. Joseph b. Jan 16, 1818; died March 24, 1890. They’re buried in New Zion Cemetery located on route CC in Schuyler County. Believe Joseph to be Joseph CASTEEL III listed in 1850 Census of Jackson County, Tennessee.