William Frederic Castelein

29 July 1875–19 February 1935 (Age 59)
Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States

The Life of William Frederic

When William Frederic Castelein was born on 29 July 1875, his father, Charles S Castelein, was 51 and his mother, Octavia Seurynch, was 38. He married Myrtle Estella Reid on 24 October 1899, in Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Hastings Township, Barry, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. He died on 19 February 1935, at the age of 59, and was buried in Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Frederic Castelein
Myrtle Estella Reid
Marriage: 24 October 1899
Nial Reid Castelein
Charles William Castelein

Spouse and Children

24 October 1899
Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Louisa M Castelein


    Emiline Castelein



    Charles Castelein


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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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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Sources (3)

  • William F Castilun, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William F Castelein in household of Octavia Castelein, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Castelein, "United States Census, 1920"

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