Giovanni Battista ( John) Castagno

1844–1928 (Age 83)
Coassolo Torinese, Torino, Piemonte, Italy

The Life of Giovanni Battista ( John)

When Giovanni Battista ( John) Castagno was born on 30 November 1844, in Coassolo Torinese, Torino, Piemonte, Italy, his father, Giuseppe Biagio Castagno, was 40 and his mother, Domenica Maria Castagno, was 32. He married Gertrude Lydia Despain on 3 August 1893, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 21 October 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Grantsville City Cemetery, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Giovanni Battista ( John) Castagno
1844–1928
Gertrude Lydia Despain
1877–1910
Marriage: 3 August 1893
Joseph Joubert Castagno
1894–1960
Domenica Castagno
1896–1972
Peter Antonio Castagno
1898–1901
Albert Barnard Castagno
1901–1965
Thomas Tony Castagno
1904–1971
Pierre Sylvester Castagno
1906–1974
John Stanley Delos Castagno
1908–1956
Leo Gertrude Castagno
1910–1953

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
3 August 1893
Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

  • Caterina Castagno

    Female1838–1891Female

  • Margarita Castagno

    Female1840–Female

  • Maddalena Castagno

    Female1842–Female

  • Male1844–1928Male

  • Maria Castagno

    Female1846–1908Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849

Age 5

Austria regains control of most of Italy.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 22

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name for someone who lived by a chestnut tree, castagno (from Latin castanea).

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

Sources (3)

  • John Castagna, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Castino, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Castagno, "United States Census, 1900"

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