Mary S Castle

July 1875–
Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary S

When Mary S Castle was born in July 1875, in Michigan, United States, her father, Paleman Styles Castle, was 31 and her mother, Margaret Jane Misner, was 23. She married Charles Mapes Jr. on 12 December 1892. She lived in Dayton Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

Charles Mapes Jr.
1873–
Mary S Castle
1875–
Marriage: 12 December 1892

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 December 1892
Newaygo, Michigan

Parents and Siblings

    Paleman Styles Castle

    Male1844–1930Male

    Margaret Jane Misner

    Female1852–1901Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 31

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English castel ‘castle’, ‘fortified building or set of buildings’, especially the residence of a feudal lord (Late Latin castellum, a diminutive of castrum ‘fort’, ‘Roman walled city’). The name would also have denoted a servant who lived and worked at such a place.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary S Burns in household of William H Burns, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Castle in household of P S Castle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Castle, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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