Monday, July 9, 2012
Phebe J. (Corwin) Casteel
Apr 1862 - Apr 1915
April 17 1915
Daily Illinois State Journal
Phebe lost her husband, Douglas A. Casteel in Nov. 1893.
In April 1895, the court declared her unfit to raise her two young girls, Lulu & Mary, and custody was granted to the Grandfather, Joseph M. Casteel.
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Although she did not remarry, Phebe went on to have two more children - Stella May b. Jun 1895 & James Michael b. 1904
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