Edward Castle

1824–19 February 1914 (Age 90)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Castle was born in 1824, in Virginia, United States, his father, Benjamin Castle, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Salyer, was 33. He married Mary Elizabeth Wiley on 11 February 1847, in Johnson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Magisterial District 6 Sycamore, Johnson, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 19 February 1914, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 90.

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Edward Castle
Mary Elizabeth Wiley
Marriage: 11 February 1847
Jasper N Castle
Eli Castle
Adam B. Castle
Catherine Castle
Margaret Castle
Sarah Jane Castle
Aramitta Castle
Eli Castle
Joseph Miles Harper Castle
Andrew J. Castle
William S. Castle

Spouse and Children

11 February 1847
Johnson, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 0

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 36

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English castel ‘castle’, ‘fortified building or set of buildings’, especially the residence of a feudal lord (Late Latin castellum, a diminutive of castrum ‘fort’, ‘Roman walled city’). The name would also have denoted a servant who lived and worked at such a place.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Cassels, "United States Census, 1870"
  • E Cassell, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Edward Castle, "United States Census, 1860"

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