Gabriel Castor

1786–1863 (Age 76)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Gabriel

When Gabriel Castor was born on 30 May 1786, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Benjamin Castor, was 45 and his mother, Ruth Thompson, was 43. He had at least 7 sons and 3 daughters with Catherine Louisa Huffman. He lived in Jefferson, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Jefferson Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 27 March 1863, in Finleyville, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in James Chapel Cemetery, Gastonville, Union Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gabriel Castor
1786–1863
Catherine Louisa Huffman
1786–1864
James Castor
1809–1892
Benjamin B Castor
1810–1888
Lewis Huffman Castor
1814–1889
William B Castor
1816–1865
Sarah Jane Castor
1817–1894
Rebecca Castor
1819–
Jacob Castor
1822–
John Castor
1825–1892
Henry Castor
1825–1910
Ruth C. Castor
1828–1894

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World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 1

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1808

Age 22

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Caistor, in Lincolnshire and Norfolk, Caister in Norfolk, or Castor in Cambridgeshire, all named with Old English cæster ‘Roman fort or town’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Gabriel Custerd, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Gabrial Caster, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Gabriel Castor, "United States Census, 1840"

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