When Lewis Jackson Castor was born on 4 September 1876, in Greensburg, Washington Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States, his father, Gabriel C. Castor, was 33 and his mother, Mary Elonder Marlin, was 26. He married Elizabeth Louisa Presler on 28 January 1900. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Fairview Township, Frontier, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Orafino, Frontier, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 19 July 1945, at the age of 68, and was buried in Pleasant Hill - Marlin Cemetery, Frontier, Nebraska, United States.
French, German, Spanish, and West Indian (mainly Haiti): from the Latin personal name Castor, borne by one of the Greco-Roman mythological Dioscuri twins (the other being Pollux) and by several early Christian saints (see Kastor 1).
English (Nottinghamshire): habitational name from any of the places called Caistor, in Lincolnshire, Caister in Norfolk, or Castor in Northamptonshire, all named with Old English cæster ‘Roman fort or town’.
German: humanistic surname, a translation into Latin of Biber , from castor ‘beaver’.
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