When Ethel Essie Chastain was born on 24 December 1904, in Turman Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, her father, Jesse Alfred Chastain, was 34 and her mother, Rosa A Hopewell, was 30. She married Audie Lloyd Engle on 11 October 1924, in Olney, Richland, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in United States in 1949 and Sullivan, Sullivan, Indiana, United States in 1950. She died on 30 August 1999, in Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Center Ridge Cemetery, Sullivan, Sullivan, Indiana, United States.
(southern): variant of Chastang .
nickname from Old French chastain ‘chestnut’ (a nut), possibly for someone with chestnut-colored hair. Compare Chasteen , Chesteen , Chastine , and Shasteen .