Keeper Bio: DePass, Celestine

Date of Service: 1870

1841:  Celestine Butt is born in Virginia.

1870:  Celestine DePass, born in Virginia, is named the First Assistant at Craney Island Lighthouse, VA., in June 1870, where she remains until August 1870. (Her husband John DePass served as Principal Keeper)

1882:   Celestine DePass dies in April, at the age of 38 in Albany, NY. She is buried at the Albany Rural Cemetery, Albany, NY.

Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database;;; Charles W. Davidson (g-g-grandson) and Mark Bodnar (ARC Trustee)



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