Keeper Bio: John and Celestine DePass

Keepers

Date of Service: 1870

1825:  John DePass is born in England.

1841:  Celestine is born in Virginia.

1870: John DePass is named Principal Keeper at Craney Island Lighthouse, VA., in May, where he remains until August 1870.

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.

Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database; familysearch.org; uslhs.org;

 

 

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