Daniel Caster (1999)

Bill Densmore

7 scanned Peachtext pages my Dad wrote about Daniel Caster in 1999

Until recently all I knew of my great grandfather, Daniel Caster, was from family stories told to me by various relatives. Dan who was my mother's maternal grandfather, came to Texas from Peoria, Illinois just a few years prior to the Civil War. It was well established he came down the Mississippi by riverboat and picked up a conch shell on Galveston Island. This was later used on the farm to call workers in from the fields. His daughter, Rosa, (my grandmother) told the story of how it was blown in emergency when she at an early age fell in the well...


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