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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Gabriel Castor
Catherine Louisa Huffman
James Castor
Benjamin B Castor
Lewis Huffman Castor
William B Castor
Sarah Jane Castor
Rebecca Castor
Jacob Castor
John Castor
Henry Castor
Ruth C. Castor

Spouse & Children



+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+5 More Children

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.

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.