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Laura Elizabeth Mathews Caskey
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1869
El Dorado
Union County
Arkansas, USA
Death: May 24, 1961
Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA

Funeral services for Mrs. J. R. Caskey, 92, of Bienville, were held Friday, at 10 A. M. in the Bienville Baptist church with the Rev. C. H. Jones and the Rev. Jessie Smith officiating.

Mrs. Caskey died Wednesday, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. L. L. Hennigan, in Baton Rouge.

Survivors include seven sons, D. E. Caskey of Saline; Willie and Birtis Caskey of Bienville; Floyd Caskey of Clinton; Ira Caskey of Bienville; John Caskey of Castor and Lawson Caskey of San Francisco, California; five daughters, Mrs. Laura Lee Crawford of Dubach; Mrs. Annie mae Loe of Shreveport; Mrs. Lena Bailiff of Springhill; Mrs. Irene Dare of Castor and Mrs. Lillian Henternigan (sic) of Baton Rouge; a sister, Mrs. Lou Caskey of Saline; two brothers, Cleve Mathews of Jonesboro and R. E. Mathews of Winnfield; 66 grandchildren and 172 great and great-great grandchildren.

Burial was in the Liberty Hill Cemetery under the direction of Congers of Arcadia.

Published in the Bienville Democrat, June 1, 1961

(My thanks to Barry Holland for providing Mrs. Caskey's obituary.) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Harrison Mathews (1848 - 1935)
  Ann Eliza Todd Mathews (1848 - 1893)
 
 Spouse:
  John Robert W. Caskey (1863 - 1951)*
 
 Children:
  Leroy Alonza Caskey (1886 - 1955)*
  John William Caskey (1886 - 1886)*
  James Otis Caskey (1888 - 1927)*
  Dossie Elmer Caskey (1890 - 1977)*
  Willie Albert Caskey (1892 - 1973)*
  Annie Mae Caskey Loe (1894 - 1985)*
  Floyd Caskey (1896 - 1985)*
  Ira Mayfield Caskey (1898 - 1971)*
  Carl Talton Caskey (1900 - 1960)*
  John Clark Caskey (1902 - 1987)*
  Arnold Birtis Caskey (1904 - 1992)*
  Laura Lee Caskey (1905 - 1985)*
  Lena Alda Caskey Bailiff (1907 - 1998)*
  Thelma Irene Caskey Myrick Dare (1909 - 1999)*
  Lawson Bernice Caskey (1911 - 1968)*
  Lillian Marie Caskey Hennigan (1913 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Albert Terrell Mathews (1867 - 1944)*
  Laura Elizabeth Mathews Caskey (1869 - 1961)
  Louretta Lue Mathews Caskey (1874 - 1961)*
  Cornel Samuel Mathews (1876 - 1928)*
  Robert E. Lee Mathews (1880 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Laura married John Robert W. Caskey on November 12, 1884 in Claiborne Parish, LA.
 
Burial:
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Liberty Hill (Bienville Parish)
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jul 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39500179
Laura Elizabeth <i>Mathews</i> Caskey
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Laura Elizabeth <i>Mathews</i> Caskey
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Laura Elizabeth <i>Mathews</i> Caskey
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 Added: Oct. 2, 2009
 
 
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