Joseph Havene Mountcastle

Brief Life History of Joseph Havene

When Joseph Havene Mountcastle was born on 31 December 1924, in Indiana, United States, his father, Charles Robert Rufus Mountcastle, was 38 and his mother, Lucille Caroline Dearth, was 36. He lived in United States in 1949 and Crouch Township, Hamilton, Illinois, United States in 1950. He died on 27 September 2000, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Charles Robert Rufus Mountcastle
Lucille Caroline Dearth
Robert Rufus Mountcastle
Herbert Charles Mountcastle
James Andrew Mountcastle
Russell Edward Mountcastle
Harold Eugene Mountcastle
Kathryn Lucille Mountcastle
Marguerite Frances Mountcastle
Martha Jane Mountcastle
Infant Montcastle
Joseph Havene Mountcastle
Mary Maxine Mountcastle
David Allen Mountcastle

Sources (7)

  • Joseph Mountcastle, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Joseph H Mountcastle, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Joseph Heaven Mountcastle, "Indiana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

World Events (8)

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Irish: adopted for Ó Maolchaisil, see Cashell . This surname is rare in Ireland.

English (Lincolnshire and Lancashire): variant of Muncaster .

History: A family of this name (see 1 above) was associated with Ballymulcashell in Clare. A registrar in Munster changed the name to Mountcashel around 1840.

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

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