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James Otis Caskey
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1888
Arcadia
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1927
West Monroe
Ouachita Parish
Louisiana, USA

James O. Caskey, aged 38 years, ended his life...at his home in West Monroe, at 7 o'clock last night.

Caskey, who is owner of several thousand acres of valuable land in Bienville parish, had several months ago, decided to move to West Monroe and establish a large dairy. He purchased land and prepared for removal. The first of three houses he had been erecting in West Monroe was completed last month, and there Caskey and his wife and two children removed two weeks ago.

Both parents of Caskey are living. They are Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Caskey of Bienville, well known and respected pioneer residents of their community. Besides these he leaves his wife and two small daughters. These are: Rook, aged 7 years, and Ezell, aged 5 years.

Other members of the family in Bienville parish are [his brothers] Leroy, D. E., Willie, Floyd, Ira, Carl, Burtis, and Lawson Caskey and John Caskey, who is in the United States Army. His sisters, all of Bienville parish, are: Mrs. Annie May Lowe, Mrs. Laura Lee Henigin, Mrs. Lena Balif, Mrs. Irene Marks, and Miss Lillian Caskey.

The body is to be sent, by Peters Undertaking company, on an Illinois Central train today to Bienville parish where the funeral and burial will take place.

Excerpted from The Monroe News-Star (LA), Thursday, April 7, 1927 
 
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 Parents:
  John Robert W. Caskey (1863 - 1951)
  Laura Elizabeth Mathews Caskey (1869 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  Naomi Marie Cox Kemp (1891 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  Naomi Rookh Caskey McDonald (1920 - 1998)*
  Otis Ezelle Caskey Gregory (1922 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  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 Dare (1909 - 1999)*
  Lawson Bernice Caskey (1911 - 1968)*
  Lillian Marie Caskey Hennigan (1913 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Liberty Hill
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Dec 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63035396
James Otis Caskey
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James Otis Caskey
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