William Henry Casto

27 August 1848–12 September 1922 (Age 74)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Casto was born on 27 August 1848, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, William Casto, was 32 and his mother, Racheline I Cornog, was 37. He married Blanch Parrott about 1883, in Bluff Twp, Monroe, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Custer, Custer, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Challis, Custer, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 12 September 1922, in Hailey, Blaine, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hailey, Blaine, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Casto
Blanch Parrott
Marriage: about 1883
Raymond Ralph Casto
Carrie Casto
William Henry Casto
Franklin Charles Casto
Elmer Edward Casto

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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 9
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 20
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian:1. from the Latin personal name Castus ‘chaste’. 2. nickname from casto ‘chaste’, ‘pure’.

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

Sources (16)

  • William H Caris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William H Casto, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Casto, "United States Census, 1900"

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