CASTILLO, Mary Frances

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Last Name
 
CASTILLO
Given Names
 
Mary Frances
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
1/7/1920
Age at Death
 
58
Place of Birth
 
Baltimore, Maryland
Residence (US)
 
Los Angeles, California 90006
Residence (JT)
 
Cottage 25
Residence (JT) Abbreviated
 
C25
Religion
 
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Female
Information on __Source of Death
 
House Foreign Affairs Committee report; FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Body Identification Number
 
2-AA
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
supervisor (PT occupation record); works for Goodwill (Maaga)
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Government Income
 
Entry in Guyana
 
8/17/1977
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
Birth Mother
 
Birth Father
 
Siblings
 
Partner
 
William Richard Castillo
Children
 
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Family Tree
 
Discrepancies
 
Remembrances
 
“Mary and her husband, William, were one of our interracial couples, sort of an odd couple, as William was much taller and 24 years younger than Mary. Mary had a hunchback and one leg shorter than the other, and used a cane when walking. They attended regularly for at least 2 or 3 years before the exodus to Guyana. Mary had a lively personality, and was the outgoing one, while William seemed glad to be in the background, socially. At Jonestown, Mary worked in child care, on the inspection committee, and as a cottage supervisor. Edith Roller's journals refer to Mary as a friend, helper and student in the adult classes. Anyone who got to know Mary met a rare and great human being, and a friend if they needed one. RIP, dear sister. ” - Kathryn Barbour