Lewis Jackson Castor

4 September 1876–19 July 1945 (Age 68)
Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, United States

The Life of Lewis Jackson

When Lewis Jackson Castor was born on 4 September 1876, in Greensburg, 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.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Jackson Castor
Elizabeth Louisa Presler
Marriage: 28 January 1900
Glenn Harvey Castor
Delbert Francis Castor
Rolland Ralph Castor
Della Mae Castor

Spouse and Children

28 January 1900



    Delbert Francis Castor


    Rolland Ralph Castor



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

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

English: habitational name from places called Caistor, in Lincolnshire and Norfolk, Caister in Norfolk, or Castor in Cambridgeshire, all named with Old English cæster ‘Roman fort or town’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Castor, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jack Castor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louis J. Castor in entry for Guy S. Buker, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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