Henry Evans Caster

Male2 July 1850–1 March 1919

Brief Life History 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

Sources (15)

  • Henry E Caster in household of Curtis R Wilkinson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry E Caster, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Henry E. Caster, "Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 November 1873Jay City, Wabash Township, Jay, Indiana, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (7)

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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

    English: variant of Castor .

    German: variant of Kaster 1 and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

    Americanized form of German Kaster 2.

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

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