Mary Mayedele Castleberry

10 May 1914–17 April 2011 (Age 97)
Colbert, Alabama, United States

The Life of Mary Mayedele

Mary Mayedele Castleberry was born on 10 May 1914, in Colbert, Alabama, United States. She married Miles Everett McKelvey on 5 December 1937. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 17 April 2011, in Tuscumbia, Colbert, Alabama, United States, at the age of 96.

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Miles Everett McKelvey
Mary Mayedele Castleberry
Marriage: 5 December 1937
Betty Katherine McKelvey

Spouse and Children

5 December 1937


    Betty Katherine McKelvey


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 3

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Swiss German Castelberger, a habitational name, probably from a place in Grisons canton.2 Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Kesselberg, a habitational name from any of the places in Bavaria, Baden, or Rhineland named Kesselberg.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mayedele Castleberry in entry for Jimmy Arnold Tucker and Betty Katherine Mckelvey, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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