Mrs. I.W. CASTEN, one of the best-known ladies of Gates county, N.C., died last night, aged about 27 years, in Gatesville, the county seat. The funeral was held this afternoon from Kittrell’s M. E. Church, concluding which, the remains were taken to Willeyton for interment. Several friends of the family from Suffolk attended. Deceased was a sister of H.B. CROSS, Esq., Treasurer of Gates county.
Source: The Norfolk Virginian. (Norfolk, Va.), 01 May 1896. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85025715/1896-05-01/ed-1/seq-8/>