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Francis "Frank" Castagnetto
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Birth: May 16, 1860
Bear Valley
Mariposa County
California, USA
Death: May 16, 1891
Bear Valley
Mariposa County
California, USA

Husband of Adelida Baretta, father of Mary May, Frank and John.

Merced Express, May 23, 1891
Frank Castagnetto, a miner well known in Merced was instantly killed in his mine at Hunter's Valley, Mariposa county, last Saturday evening, by a large body of earth and rock caving on him. His remains were recovered, but were horribly mutilated, and were buried Sunday afternoon.

May 23, 1891 Mariposa Gazette: A Sad Accident.
One of the most depressing accidents which has happened here for a long time, occurred at the Malone mine, about six miles from Mariposa, last Saturday evening, near five o'clock. Mr. Frank Castagnetto and a Chinaman were engaged in stoping from the lower level, when a rock weighing about a ton, fell, crushing Mr. Castagnetto under it. His fellow workers hastened to him at once, but he never spoke, and life was extinct in less than five minutes from the time the rock fell. His body was taken at once to his home in Bear Valley, where his grief stricken wife and three little children awaited the sad home coming. The news also fell with cruel force on his aged parents and devoted brothers and sisters.
Mr. Castagnetto was born and raised in Bear Valley, and was loved and respected by a very large circle of friends, and his sudden and terrible death cast a gloom over the entire community. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Dominico Castagnetto of Hunter's Valley, who appeared almost unable to realize that the crushed, helpless form before them, was their handsome and beloved boy, Frank. People gathered from all parts of the county to pay last tribute of respect to his memory, and there were many tears shed as coffin was lowered from view. The sympathy of the community is with the bereaved family. 
Family links: 
  Dominico Castagnetto (1822 - 1897)
  Angela Maria Raggio Castagnetto (1836 - 1891)
  Adelida Baretta Castagnetto (1864 - 1891)
  Frank D Castagnetto (1885 - 1940)*
  John J Castagnetto (1886 - 1943)*
  John Castagnetto (1849 - 1912)*
  James Castagnetto (1850 - 1875)*
  Louisa Castagnetto Repetto (1855 - 1874)*
  Sabestein Castagnetto (1857 - 1859)*
  Joseph Daniel Castagnetto (1860 - 1907)*
  Francis Castagnetto (1860 - 1891)
  Laura Margaret Castagnetto Cademartori (1864 - 1926)*
  Daniel A Castagnetto (1867 - 1930)*
  Angela Magdeline Castagnetto Dulcich (1872 - 1955)*
  Mary Louisa Castagnetto Lord (1874 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
Bear Valley Odd Fellows Cemetery
Bear Valley
Mariposa County
California, USA
Created by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Record added: Mar 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50185122
Francis Frank Castagnetto
Added by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Francis Frank Castagnetto
Added by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Francis Frank Castagnetto
Added by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
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