James MaWhinney Caskey1837 - 1921 (83 years)
Name James MaWhinney Caskey Born 14 Nov 1837 Greene County, Alabama  Gender Male Died 17 Feb 1921 Clarinda, Page County, Iowa  Buried Covenanter Cemetery, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa  Person ID I938 McKeown Last Modified 25 Nov 2019
Father James Caskey, b. 17 Jul 1802, County Londonderry, Ireland , d. 16 Nov 1894, Page County, Iowa (Age 92 years) Mother Catherine MaWhinney, b. 5 Sep 1806, County Londonderry, Ireland , d. 29 Oct 1892, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa (Age 86 years) Married 27 Jan 1829 Greene County, Alabama 
- Alabama marriage collection, 1800-1969
Family ID F158 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Ellen Moore, b. 15 Jan 1850, Ireland , d. 17 Mar 1912, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa (Age 62 years) Married 21 Mar 1871 Page County, Iowa [1, 2] Children 1. James Caskey, b. 13 Jul 1874, Iowa , d. 13 Apr 1890 (Age 15 years) Last Modified 27 Jan 2018 Family ID F359 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Event Map Born - 14 Nov 1837 - Greene County, Alabama Married - 21 Mar 1871 - Page County, Iowa Died - 17 Feb 1921 - Clarinda, Page County, Iowa Buried - - Covenanter Cemetery, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa = Link to Google Earth Pin Legend : Address : Location : City/Town : County/Shire : State/Province : Country : Not Set
Photos Grandpa & Grandma Caskey--Will in pic at 16 yr James Caskey
Headstones Caskey, James M. and Ellen
James M. Caskey was born in Green county, Ala., Nov. 14, 1837, and died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W. L. Moore, in Harlan township, Feb. 17, 1920 aged 82 years 3 months and 3 days. He was the sons of James and Catherine Caskey and was one of a family of ten children; two of whom survive him - Mrs. Mary Pollock of Clarinda and Joseph Caskey of Sterling, Kans. The family left the South in 1852 on account of the sin of slavery and moved to Cook county, Ill., remaining there until 1856 when they came to Page county, Iowa. The late Mr. Caskey was married to Ellen Moore March 21, 1871. To this union there were forn four children; John C. of Huron, S. Dak.; James A., who died April 13, 1890; William A. of Denison, Kans., and Elizabeth E., of Clarinda. The mother died Jan. 17, 1911. He united with the Reformed Presbyterian church of Clarinda, when a young man, where he remained a faithful member until his death. He leaves an example of firm faith and reliance in his Savior who he served.
"We do not mourn as those who have no hope for we are persuaded that for him to depart and be with Christ is far better."
The preceding obituary of the late Mr. Caskey was read by Dr. W. C. Williamson at the funeral which was held at the Reformed Presbyterian church Friday afternoon. Short prayer was offered by Dr. Williamson at the house before the remains were taken to the church where Dr. Williamson conducted the services. There was congregational singing. Interment was in the cemetery at the church.