Simpson Casteele

October 1835–12 November 1902 (Age 67)
Lawrence, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Simpson

When Simpson Casteele was born in October 1835, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Joseph Casteel, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Coffman, was 32. He had at least 4 sons and 9 daughters with Parthena Hale. He lived in Magisterial District 4, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1861. He died on 12 November 1902, in Blaine, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Sacredwind, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States.

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Simpson Casteele
Parthena Hale
Arta F. Casteel
Katy E. Casteel
George Washington Casteel
Mary Belle Steele
Artie Casteel Berry
Martha Ann Casteel
Theodore Casteel
Virgie May Casteel
Cora Steele
Melvilla Casteel
Alonzo Casteel
John Steele
Ollie T Casteel

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 1
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State
Age 15
According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
Age 26
Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

(1997: 2903;2007: 6055; 2010: 8472)Altered form of mainly northern French Ducastel: topographic name, with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’, from Picard castel, Old French chastel ‘castle’ (see Castel 5, compare 2 below); or a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Le Castel. Compare Castile .Dutch: from kasteel ‘castle’, hence a topographic name or a metonymic occupational name for someone who lived or worked in a castle.

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

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Sources (22)

  • Sampson Steel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Simpson Steele in entry for William R. Donaldson Note Residence Ashland Ky. Occupation Ele. Engineer and Cora Steele, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Simpson Steel in entry for Mrs. Cora Jane Dufour, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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