Henry Evans Caster

2 July 1850–1 March 1919 (Age 68)
Jay, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Evans

When Henry Evans Caster was born on 2 July 1850, in Jay, Indiana, United States, his father, James Castor, was 41 and his mother, Rebecca Juliett Ann Wilkinson, was 30. He married Josephine Abel on 19 November 1873, in Jay City, Wabash Township, Jay, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Gasper Township, Preble, Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 1 March 1919, in Wayne Township, Jay, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Little Salamonia Cemetery, Portland, Wayne Township, Jay, Indiana, United States.

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Henry Evans Caster
Josephine Abel
Marriage: 19 November 1873
Elva Elnora Caster
Jessie Benton Leone Caster
Ada Glenn Castor
James Abel Caster
Ruby Orene Caster

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
Age 10
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.
Age 13
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 20
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Castor .2 Americanized spelling of German Kaster .

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

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Sources (15)

  • Henry E Caster in household of Curtis R Wilkinson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry E Caster, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry E Castor, "United States Census, 1900"

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