Kasten, Christian - Macoupin County Illinois
© 2002-2004




Descendants of  Christian Kasten

submitted by Alan Hunter


A "First Family" of Macoupin County IL

1. Christian Kasten was born1 on 2 Sep 1825 in Germany. He died2 before 23 Nov 1914.

Christian married3 Christina Mieher daughter of Henry Mieher and Elizabeth Heumann in 1854. Christina was born4 on 3 Jan 1833 in Germany. She died5 on 23 Nov 1914 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL. She was buried6 on 26 Nov 1914 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

They had the following children:

+ 2 M i. Albert Kasten was born on 8 Sep 1863. He died on 5 Jul 1930.

    3 F ii. Bertha Kasten 7,8 was born9 about 1865. She died10 on 26 Sep 1935 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

Bertha married Turk 11 .

+ 4 M iii. Emil Peter Kasten was born on 22 Apr 1873. He died on 5 Dec 1950.

    5 F iv. Olga E. Kasten 12,13 died after 5 Dec 1950.

Olga married16,17 Friedrich G. Burgdorff 14,15 on 22 Feb 1898 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL. Friedrich died18 on 6 Jul 1944 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

    6 F v. Ida Kasten 19,20 died after 5 Dec 1950.

    7 M vi. William Kasten 21 died22 on 16 Jun 1932 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

+ 8 M vii. Gustave Kasten died on 21 Apr 1938.

    9 M viii. Carl Kasten 23,24 .

Carl married26,27 Emma Augusta Weise 25 on 24 Apr 1881 in Macoupin County, IL.

    10 F ix. Tillie Kasten 28 .

Tillie married Werner .


Second Generation


2. Albert Kasten 29,30 (Christian) was born31 on 8 Sep 1863. He died32,33,34 on 5 Jul 1930 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL. He was buried35 on 9 Jul 1930 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

Albert married37,38 Minnie Staats "May"36 on 10 Apr 1890 in Macoupin County, IL. Minnie was born39 on 29 Oct 1867. She died40,41 on 5 Aug 1946 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

They had the following children:

11 F i. Gabriella Henrietta Augusta Kasten 42,43 was born44 about 1893. She died45 about 18 Dec 1911 in St. Louis, MO. She was buried46 about 21 Dec 1911 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

12 F ii. Buenita Kasten 47 was born48 on 2 May 1899. She died49 on 12 Dec 1997 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

13 F iii. Alvarita Kasten 50 was born51 on 2 May 1899. She died52 in Feb 1993 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

4. Emil Peter Kasten 53,54 (Christian) was born on 22 Apr 1873 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL. He died55 on 5 Dec 1950 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL. He was buried on 7 Dec 1950 in Mayfield Memorial Cemetery, Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

Emil married56,57 Frances Marie Henrichs daughter of Harm Henrichs and Margratha (Maiden Name?) Henrichs on 30 Jun 1897 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL. Frances was born on 25 Sep 1878 in Moro, Madison County, IL. She died on 23 Oct 1959 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL. She was buried on 26 Oct 1959 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

They had the following children:

+ 14 M i. Clarence Emil Kasten was born on 4 Jun 1898. He died on 12 Sep 1938.

8. Gustave Kasten 58,59 (Christian) died60,61 on 21 Apr 1938 in Macoupin County, IL.

Gustave married64,65 Emma Elizabeth Oeltjen 62,63 daughter of Oeltjen on 22 Apr 1882 in Macoupin County, IL. Emma was born about 17 Sep 1857. She died66,67 on 5 Jul 1926 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

They had the following children:

15 M i. Walter Kasten 68 .

16 M ii. Albert Kasten 69 .


Third Generation


14. Clarence Emil Kasten (Emil Peter, Christian) was born70 on 4 Jun 1898 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL. He died71,72 on 12 Sep 1938 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL. He was buried73 on 15 Sep 1938 in Mayfield Memorial Cemetery, Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

Clarence married Marie Maud Marko daughter of Albert William Marko Sr. and Ida Viola Smith on 22 Apr 1925 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL. Marie was born74 on 16 Jan 1898 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL. She died on 4 Jun 1969 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL. She was buried on 7 Jun 1969 in Mayfield Memorial Cemetery, Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL.

They had the following children:

    17 M i. Norman Grant Kasten .

Norman married (1) Unknown .

Norman married (2) Marjorie Craven . The marriage ended in divorce.

Norman married (3) Grace .

    18 F ii. Melba Ailean Kasten .

Melba married Bee Hunter . The marriage ended in divorce.



Appendix A - Sources

   

1. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church, Posted on the Macoupin County ILGenWeb site, http://macoupinctygenealogy.org/

2. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Christina (Mieher/Miehe) Kasten, 25 Nov 1914.

3. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church.

4. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church.

5. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Christina (Mieher/Miehe) Kasten.

6. Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Jul 2, 2000, Internal R.

7. Melba A. (Kasten) Hunter, Notes of Melba Ailean (Kasten) Hunter.

8. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten, 9 Jul 1930.

9. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Death Index (1916-1950), http://www2.sos.state.il.us/departments/archives/idphdeathindex.html.

10. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Death Index (1916-1950).

11. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

12. Melba A. (Kasten) Hunter, Notes of Melba Ailean (Kasten) Hunter.

13. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

14. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900, http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/cgi-bin/archives/marriage.s.

15. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church.

16. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.

17. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church.

18. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Death Index (1916-1950).

19. Melba A. (Kasten) Hunter, Notes of Melba Ailean (Kasten) Hunter.

20. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

21. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

22. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Death Index (1916-1950).

23. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.

24. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

25. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.

26. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.

27. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church.

28. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

29. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.

30. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

31. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church.

32. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church.

33. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

34. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Death Index (1916-1950).

35. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

36. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.

37. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.

38. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church.

39. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church.

40. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church.

41. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Death Index (1916-1950).

42. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

43. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Gabriella Henrietta Augusta Kasten, 20 Dec 1911.

44. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Gabriella Henrietta Augusta Kasten.

45. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

46. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Gabriella Henrietta Augusta Kasten.

47. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

48. RootsWeb, Social Security Death Index - RootsWeb, http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi.

49. RootsWeb, Social Security Death Index - RootsWeb.

50. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

51. RootsWeb, Social Security Death Index - RootsWeb.

52. RootsWeb, Social Security Death Index - RootsWeb.

53. Melba A. (Kasten) Hunter, Notes of Melba Ailean (Kasten) Hunter.

54. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

55. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Death Index (1916-1950).

56. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.

57. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church.

58. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.

59. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Albert Kasten.

60. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Emma (Oeltjen) Kasten, 7 Jul 1926.

61. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Death Index (1916-1950).

62. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.

63. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Death Index (1916-1950).

64. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.

65. German Evangelical Church, Macoupin County, IL, Family Records of the German Evangelical Church.

66. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Emma (Oeltjen) Kasten.

67. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Death Index (1916-1950).

68. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Emma (Oeltjen) Kasten.

69. Carlinville Democrat, Carlinville, IL, Obituary of Emma (Oeltjen) Kasten.

70. Weise Funeral Home, Treasured Memories Book for Clarence Emil Kasten, 12 Sep 1938, Record held by Melba Ailean (Kasten) Hunter.

71. Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Death Index (1916-1950).

72. Weise Funeral Home, Treasured Memories Book for Clarence Emil Kasten.

73. Weise Funeral Home, Treasured Memories Book for Clarence Emil Kasten.

74. Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Jul 3, 2000, Internal R.


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