Freda Caskey

Brief Life History of Freda

When Freda Caskey was born on 18 August 1899, in Stevens Township, Stevens, Minnesota, United States, her father, John Lesley Caskey, was 38 and her mother, Jeanette Ramsey, was 37. She had at least 2 daughters with Gordon Frances Costy. She lived in Akron, Plymouth, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 24 October 1960, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gordon Frances Costy
1903–1972
Freda Caskey
1899–1960
Mary Belle Costy
1926–2005
Emma Jean Costy
1929–1929

Sources (17)

  • Freda M Caskey in household of John B Fleming, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Freda Marie Caskey Costy, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Freda Marie Caskey in entry for Emma Jean Costy, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish (Derry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ascaidh, a patronymic from a personal name of Norse origin (see McCaskey ). This is the usual Anglicized form of the name in Ireland.

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

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