Stephen M. Wacaster

16 October 1838–24 June 1912 (Age 73)
McDowell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Stephen M.

When Stephen M. Wacaster was born on 16 October 1838, in McDowell, North Carolina, United States, his father, George Wacaster Jr, was 35 and his mother, Mary Ann Hollyfield, was 33. He married Cassandra "Cassie" Ann Good on 18 March 1858. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Yancey, North Carolina, United States in 1850 and Cataloochee, Haywood, North Carolina, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 24 June 1912, in Dutch Mills, Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Lincoln, Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen M. Wacaster
1838–1912
Cassandra "Cassie" Ann Good
1835–
Marriage: 18 March 1858
Evaline Conley Waycaster
1853–1938
Julia Waycaster
1868–
Mary Ann Waycaster
1859–
John Newton Waycaster
1861–1942
Margaret Jane Waycaster
1866–1942
Elmira Mandina Wacaster
1870–1949
Wacaster
1870–
Kristina "Tina" Waycaster
1871–1936
James Marion Waycaster
1874–1928

Spouse and Children

    Male1838–1912Male

    Cassandra "Cassie" Ann Good

    Female1835–Female

MARRIAGE
18 March 1858
children

(9)

    Evaline Conley Waycaster

    Female1853–1938Female

    Mary Ann Waycaster

    Female1859–Female

    John Newton Waycaster

    Male1861–1942Male

    Margaret Jane Waycaster

    Female1866–1942Female

    Julia Waycaster

    Female1868–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Wacaster Jr

    Male1803–1886Male

    Mary Ann Hollyfield

    Female1805–Female

siblings

(12)

    Daniel C. Waycaster

    Male1826–1911Male

    William W Waycaster

    Male1827–Male

    Jacob Hassel Waycaster

    Male1829–1917Male

    John Newton Wacaster

    Male1829–1917Male

    Elijah Brown Wacaster

    Male1831–1896Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 15

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1861

Age 23

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Name Meaning

Variant of Waycaster .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Stephen Wacaster in household of George Wacaster, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Stephen Waycastor, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Stephen M Wacaster, "United States Census, 1910"

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