The Casteel Family

 Our Past and Our Future


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Casteel  ~  Chronister  ~  Finch  ~ Iverson



The Casteel Family

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James A Cassteel

b. March 8, 1823 Ohio

d. May 9, 1898 Dodge Township, Boone County, Iowa

This is the only know picture of James to exist.

Cassteel plot in the Mineral Ridge Cemetery, Boone County, Iowa

John William Casteel

b. March 29, 1871  Boone County, Iowa

d. July 8, 1927 Los Angeles, California

John William Casteel

Date of picture unknown- This "
was" the only picture known of John William Casteel to date and then the picture above was shared by another family member.

Emma Melissa Chronister

Wife of  John William Casteel 

Wife of Hjelmer Hawkinson

b. August 20, 1876 Humboldt County, Iowa

d. December 24, 1942 Bremerton, Kitsap County, Washington

Emma Melissa Chronister Casteel "Pauline"

Emma Melissa Chronister Casteel "Pauline"
Emma Melissa "Pauline" Chronister Casteel Aid Ney Hawkinson

Maurice Wyatt Casteel

b. November 12, 1892 Eagle Grove, Iowa

d. May 14, 1943 February 10, 1964

Son of John William Casteel & Emma Melissa Chronister

Baby picture at 8 months old taken June 1893 Eagle Grove, Iowa

Maurice Wyatt Casteel

Taken about 1910 when he was 18 years old

A Young Maurice

A Dapper Maurice

Maurice in the Iowa National Guard

At the age of 18, Maurice enlisted in the Iowa National Guard.  He served as a Private in Co. K, 53rd Inf., from March 6, 1911 until March 5, 1914

Maurice Wyatt Casteel

 Maurice Casteel's homestead shack in Hill County, MT 1914 - 191

Maurice Wyatt Casteel &Vera Lucile Finch Wedding Picture

Wedding Picture  February, 1917 in Timmer, ND

Vera Lucille Finch Casteel 

b. September 10, 1896 Kensett, Iowa

d. February 10, 1964 Bremerton, Kitsap County, Washington

Maurice Wyatt Casteel & Vera Lucile Finch Descendant's

1960 & the cousins in 1982

Marvin & Shirley F Shepard Casteel

Wedding Picture  June 28, 1952

Casteel Family Plot in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Bremerton, Washington

Emma Melissa Chronister Casteel

Maurice Wyatt Casteel

Vera Lucille Finch Casteel



Dennis ~ Debbi, First Cousins

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Last update on 10/29/03