Mazala May Castleberry

Brief Life History of Mazala May

When Mazala May Castleberry was born on 8 June 1882, in Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama, United States, her father, William B. Castleberry, was 30 and her mother, Emley C “Emma” Mayfield, was 31. She married William Mack Ford in 1903, in Lamar, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Lamar, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 8 March 1931, in Blossom, Lamar, Texas, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Blossom, Lamar, Texas, United States.

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William Mack Ford
Mazala May Castleberry
Marriage: 1903
Zola Bell Ford
Henry Ford
Emma Ford

Sources (6)

  • Mate Ford in household of William M Ford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mazala Ford, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Mazola Ford in household of W M Ford, "United States Census, 1920"

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1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kesselberg: habitational name from any of the places in Baden, Rhineland, and Bavaria named Kesselberg. The surname Kesselberg is very rare in Germany. Compare Casselberry .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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