Birth: 10 JUL 1844 Iosco Twp, Livingston Co, Michigan

1850 Census: 30 OCT 1850
Place: Iosco Twp, Livingston, Michigan
Note: Living with his parents, William and Clarissa.

 

Military: 21 SEP 1861 Place: Company L of Michigan’s Third Cavalry
Note: Enlisted in Civil War

Military: 15 NOV 1866
Note: Sergent in Company L of 3rd Michigan Cavalry. Discharged from Cavalry.

Occupation: 1870
Note: Listed as being a farm laborer. Robert was a thrasher after he got out of the army. He used his military pension to buy the thrasher.

 

1870 Census: 19 AUG 1870
Place: Unadilla Twp, Livingston Co, Michigan
Note: Living with Myron and Margaret Wasson. Listed as being a farm laborer. His future wife, Sarah, was also living with them.

Marriage: 21 SEP 1870 Pinckney, Livingston, Michigan, USA
Note: Clergyman was Reverend John Fitzmaurice

Birth of Daughter: 02 AUG 1871
Name: Julia Estelle Caskey

Birth of Daughter: 04 APR 1874
Name: Clarissa Fanny Caskey

Birth of Son: 13 AUG 1876
Name: William Henry Solomon Caskey

Birth of Daughter: 29 MAY 1879
Name: Helen Delphine Caskey

1880 Census: 01 JUN 1880
Place: Iosco Twp, Livingston, Michigan, USA
Note: Was a farmer.

1880 Census: 04 JUN 1880
Place: Iosco Twp, Livingston, Michigan, USA
Note: 60 tilled acres, 10 orchard acres, 10 woodland acres, Value of farm = $2800, value of farming implements = $1000, value of livestock = $250, cost of fertilizers = $6, amount paid for farm labor wages = $40, weeks hired labor = 2, estimated value of all farm production = $671, 6 mown acres of grassland, 10 not mown acres of grassland, 7 acres of hay, 25 acres of clover, 2 horses, 5 acres of Indian Corn worth $200, 6 acres of oats worth $210, 13 acres of wheat worth $145, 1 acre of potatoes worth $40, 2 acres of apples – starting trees worth $30, mature trees worth $60, 14 acres of forest products, value of all forest products $12.

Birth of Daughter: 09 AUG 1883
Name: Luella Caskey

Birth of Son: 08 NOV 1885
Name: James A. Caskey

Birth of Daughter: 01 APR 1890
Name: Mabel Caskey

1890 Military Census: Plainfield, Livingston Co, Michigan

1900 Census: 28 JUN 1900
Place: Unadilla Twp, Livingston, Michigan, USA

1910 Census: 19 APR 1910
Place: Unadilla Twp, Livingston, Michigan, USA

Death: 08 DEC 1914
Note: Was unhitching the horse from the thrasher and dropped dead. Died of a cerebral hemorrhage.

Burial: Plainfield Cemetery, Livingston Co, Michigan

Click to see parents: William S. Caskey and Clarissa Wasson

Sarah Amelia Worthington

Birth: 09 MAY 1845, Handy Twp, Livingston Co, Michigan
Note: Death Record states her birthdate as May 9, 1846.

1860 Census: 14 JUL 1860
Place: Heartland, Livingston Co, Michigan
Note: Living with parents, H.S. and Fanny Worthington

1870 Census: 19 AUG 1870
Place: Unadilla Twp, Livingston Co, Michigan
Note: Living with Myron and Margaret Wasson. Listed as doing domestic house(keeping)

Note: Lived with her daughters for awhile after her husband died.  She was easy-going.

Robert’s Civil War Pension Index: 1915

1920 Census: 20 JAN 1920
Place: Stockbridge, Ingham Co, Michigan
Note: Living with her son, William Henry Solomon Caskey

Death: 30 MAR 1922 Jackson, Michigan
Note: Died of pneumonia

Burial: Plainfield Cemetery, Livingston Co, Michigan

Click to see parents: Henry Spencer Worthington and Fanny L. Woodworth

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