Manuscript Collection

Caston and Related Families - Accession 715 #60

Title

Caston and Related Families - Accession 715 #60

Files

Download Caston Family Table of Contents (95 KB)

Download Caston Family Index (6.2 MB)

Identifier

Accession 715 #60

Inclusive Dates

1972

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 214 pages

Language

English

Historical Note

The ancestors of the Lancaster County, SC Caston family settled in Essex County, Virginia in the late 17th century.

Viola Caston Floyd was born in Lancaster County, SC on March 23 1901 to John Durham Caston and Matilda Mary Ingram Caston. She was married to Henry Clyde Floyd. Floyd wrote a number of books on Lancaster County history and genealogy. She died on July 22, 1978.

Scope and Content Note

Caston and Related Families by Viola Caston Floyd relates the family history of the descendants of Glass Caston of Lancaster County, South Carolina. Other family names include Beckham, Cauthen, Croxton, Ellis, Faile, Gooch, Hinson, Horton, McIlwain, Mobley, and Vaughn among others. Please see attached table of contents and index.

Provenance

Transferred from the General Collection to the Manuscript Collection in September of 2003.

Keywords

Genealogy, Caston Family, Lancaster County SC

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Caston and Related Families - Accession 715 #60

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