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Andrew Castner
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1765
Somerville
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1847
Torrey
Yates County
New York, USA

Inscription on cemetery marker at City Hill Cemetery placed by American Legion. Andrew Castner- Pennsylvania-PVT 3CL 1Bn Phil Co MN Revolutionary War Nov 13 1765-Jan 14 1847
Andrew was employed by General Washington as mail carrier or news boy while the army remained in New Jersey

Andrew, the oldest of the children was born November 24, 1765 and received a good common school education and in the Revolutionary War, he was employed by General Washington as mail carrier or news by for himself while his army remained in New Jersey. His son John P. Castner said that near the close of the war his father was drafted or enlisted in the army and that his name is on the muster roll of the army. He married Mary Paulison of N.Y. in 1793 and moved into his father's family in 1805 and first moved into this county with his father's family in 1805 and first moved into a house on the farm of the late Samuel Castner deceased in Milo and from there he moved on the farm now owned by Peter Seeley in Torey(then Benton) then owned by Benedict Robinson where resided many years about twenty rods south of the Milo Cemetery depot. He then bought a farm about three-quarters of a mile south of Gilbert Bakers in Milo and moved there and resided on it until his death which took place on 14 Jan 1847.His wife survived him until May 27th 1858 when she died. Both are buried at City Hill Cemetery.The family consisted of eleven children Jane, William, Daniel, John P. Amy, Sophia, Mary, Ann, Rebecca, Elizabeth, George R. and Andrew J.
source Daniel Castner's Family

 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Castner (1726 - 1811)
  Naomi Reimer Castner (1741 - 1828)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Powelson Castner (1776 - 1858)*
 
 Children:
  Daniel Castner (1799 - 1860)*
  Naomi Amy Castner Goundry (1804 - 1889)*
  Sophia Castner Snook (1806 - 1879)*
  Rebecca Castner Merriss (1811 - 1845)*
  Elizabeth Castner Westbrook (1813 - 1891)*
  George R. Castner (1815 - 1901)*
  Andrew J. Castner (1818 - 1900)*
 
 Siblings:
  Andrew Castner (1765 - 1847)
  Catherine Castner King (1768 - 1852)*
   Castner King (1768 - 1852)*
  Mary Castner McCollum Clark Riley (1770 - 1814)*
  Adam Castner (1772 - 1858)*
  John D. Castner (1774 - 1852)*
  Elizabeth Castner Lake (1777 - 1807)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
City Hill Cemetery
Penn Yan
Yates County
New York, USA
Plot: Adam Castner plot
 
Created by: Lloyd Castner
Record added: Feb 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84344761
Andrew Castner
Added by: Lloyd Castner
 
Andrew Castner
Added by: Lloyd Castner
 
 
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