Abraham Castleman

Abraham Castleman

Male 1802 - 1888

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  • Name  Abraham Castleman 
    Born  1802  Nashville, Davidson, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1 Feb 1888  , Polk, MO, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I5780  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  25 Dec 2013 

    Father  Benjamin Castleman,   b. 1760, , , VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, Nashville, Davidson, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Amelia,   b. Abt 1775, , , NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860, , Miller, MO, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1912  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth Jones,   b. 1805, , , TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, , , MO, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Jan 1821  , Davidson, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Castleman,   b. 1823, Nashville, Davidson, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Caroline T. Castleman,   b. 1825, Nashville, Davidson, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Catherine Castleman,   b. 1830, , Cooper, MO, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Lewis Castleman,   b. 1834, , Cooper, MO, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Elizabeth Castleman,   b. 4 Jan 1834, , Miller, MO, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1908, , Lincoln, AR, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Eliza Ellen Castleman,   b. 1837, , Cooper, MO, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Minerva Nancy Castleman,   b. 1840, , Miller, MO, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Benjamin Castleman,   b. 1842, , Miller, MO, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  20 May 2008 
    Family ID  F2000  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • m child 2: ABRAHAM CASTLEMAN
      born 1802 in TN
      baptized by circuit rider Methodist preacher
      Captain in Confederate Army - Civil War
      occupation: farmer/politics
      spouse: ELIZA (ELIZABETH) JONES
      notes: In TN, ABRAHAM & JACOB fought in several Indian battles. Some of the family killed. In MO, he was a preacher, landowner, and mentioned in "History of Miller, Co." by Jenkins, several times. Evidently he came to Mo 1826/1829. He was in MO 1830 & 40 census. 1840 census lists 2 boys & 5 girls at home? He patented land in 1836 in Saline twp, Miller Co., MO. He was a member of the 1st grand jury & treasurer in 1838, of Miller Co. After the Civil War, he left Miller Co., as he had harassed Union neighbors making life difficult for him.

      m child 7: DAVID CASTLEMAN
      born 5-6-1813 in TN
      died 4-26-1858 in Miller Co., MO - self inflicted gunshot
      buried in Livingston Cemetery, Miller Co., MO
      listed in MO census of 1850
      occupation: Farmer
      Spouse: LOUISIANA CAYCE
      married 9-8-1836 in Davidson Co., TN
      note: He was the first buried in Castleman Cemetery, now known as Livingston. This land grant was made to «b»James«/b» Brumley in 1820, signed by «b»James«/b» K. Polk, before MO became a state. Larken Osborn deeded DAVID the land in 1845.

      m child 9: «b»JAMES«/b» CASTLEMAN
      born 1819 in TN
      died aft 1870 in ?
      notes: 1850 MO census; «b»James«/b» with mother, Milly & sister, Susan. 1860 MO census; with sister, Susan. 1870 MO census: His niece, Milly Jane, and daughter, Arazona Livingston, were living with him, due to widowhood. He owned real estate $1000 & $340, pers. property - 1870.

      Source: posting to Castleman Family Forum at http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/pageload.cgi?james::castleman::71.html by Mike Guill 14 August 1999.

  • Sources 
    1. [S377] Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008. Original data: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm.) (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Abraham Casselman
      Spouse: Eliza Jones
      Marriage Date: 20 Jan 1821
      Marriage County: Davidson
      Marriage State: Tennessee