Thomas Tony Castagno

1904–1971 (Age 67)
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life of Thomas Tony

When Thomas Tony Castagno was born on 11 January 1904, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Giovanni Battista ( John) Castagno, was 59 and his mother, Gertrude Lydia Despain, was 26. He married Wavie Ethel Yates on 2 September 1922, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lake Point, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 2 Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 10 May 1971, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Grantsville City Cemetery, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Tony Castagno
Wavie Ethel Yates
Marriage: 2 September 1922
Elva Castagno
Joseph Eugene Castagno
La Vere Kenneth Castagno
Claude Don Castagno
Myron Thomas Castagno
Thomas Tony Castagno Jr
Richard Leland Castagno

Spouse & Children

2 September 1922
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 4

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.
1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Age 18

Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

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)

  • Tony Castagno, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Tony Castagno, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Antona Castino in household of John Castino, "United States Census, 1910"

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