James Harold Castleberry

2 October 1920–16 March 2004 (Age 83)
Warren, Bradley, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of James Harold

When James Harold Castleberry was born on 2 October 1920, in Warren, Bradley, Arkansas, United States, his father, Coid Castleberry, was 20 and his mother, Verna Bee Kelley, was 17. He married Hazel Marie Henshaw on 23 April 1944, in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Pennington Township, Bradley, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 16 March 2004, in Point, Rains, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Point, Rains, Texas, United States.

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James Harold Castleberry
Hazel Marie Henshaw
Marriage: 23 April 1944
William Harold Castleberry
Jimmy Lee Castleberry

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World Events (8)

1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting
Age 2
In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 3
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 22
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Swiss German Castelberger, a habitational name, probably from a place in Grisons canton.2 Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Kesselberg, a habitational name from any of the places in Bavaria, Baden, or Rhineland named Kesselberg.

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

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Sources (8)

  • James Castleberry in household of Coid Castleberry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J H Castleberry in entry for Donna Darlene Castleberry, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • James H Castleberry in entry for Rickey Lee Castleberry, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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