Jacob Israel Casteel

1797–May 1860 (Age 63)
Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob Israel

When Jacob Israel Casteel was born in 1797, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, his father, Francis Casteel, was 34 and his mother, Mary Peck, was 43. He married Sarah Jane Nowlin in 1818, in Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1850. He died in May 1860, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Israel Casteel
1797–1860
Sarah Jane Nowlin
1799–1892
Marriage: 1818
Emaline Catherine Casteel
1818–1883
Mary Ann Casteel
1819–1901
Stephen Francis Casteel
1820–1845
Sarah Casteel
1824–1832
Margaret Jane Casteel
1825–1881
Sarah Casteel
1827–1833
Joshua Oglesby Casteel
1830–1913
James Nowlin Casteel
1833–1897

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1818Madison, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 3
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1803
    Age 6
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 22
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of mainly northern French Ducastel: topographic name, with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’, from Picard castel, Old French chastel ‘castle’ (see Castel 5, compare 2 below); or a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Le Castel. Compare Castile .Dutch: from kasteel ‘castle’, hence a topographic name or a metonymic occupational name for someone who lived or worked in a castle.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Castile
    Castel

    Sources (47)

    • Jacob I Casteel in entry for J O Casteel, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Jacob R Casteel, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jacob I. Casteel in entry for John L. Savage and Emmeline Catharine Casteel, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

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