Indiana McCaslins

Jessie Jobes1870

Birth May 1870
MarriageDavid McCaslin (McCasland)View this family
June 15, 1889 (Age 19 years)
Note: Place given as Graham County in a newspaper clipping.
Death of a husbandDavid McCaslin (McCasland)
March 21, 1890 (Age 19 years)
MarriageMelvin PaxsonView this family
about November 21, 1894 (Age 24 years)

Census 1900 (Age 29 years)
Family with David McCaslin (McCasland) - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: June 15, 1889, Wallace, Kansas
Family with Melvin Paxson - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about November 21, 1894
David McCaslin (McCasland) + Mary Ann Guthrie - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: May 21, 1840, Jefferson, Indiana
13 months
step-son
David McCaslin (McCasland) + Elizabeth Gray - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: about 1846
2 years
step-son
2 years
step-daughter
3 years
step-son
3 years
step-son
20 months
step-son
1 year
step-daughter
14 years
step-daughter

Marriage
Place given as Graham County in a newspaper clipping.
Shared note
After the death of his second wife, Elizabeth Gray McCasland on 9 Apr 1888, 70-year-old David McCasland married 19-year-old Jessie Jobes in Wallace County, Kansas on 15 Jun 1889. The marriage was performed by John M Euwell, Probate Judge at the Judge's home. Newspaper Clipping: May and December Marry Rev. Mr McCaslin and Miss ----- Jobes were married in Graham county [sic] Thursday afternoon. They arrived in WaKeeney late in the night and went west on yesterday forenoon's train. Mr McCaslin is said to be an uncle of Geo. McCaslin's, who used to be well known in this county. Rev. McCaslin had been holding a lenghty [sic] revival meeting in Graham county just prior to his marriage. He found his wife up there. He is seventy years' [sic] old; his wife is nineteen. The old gentleman looks hearty, stoops some, and uses a cane. His wife is not bad looking. It is said thot [sic] they have known each other, not a great many years, but since she was a little girl. Their home is in Wallace county.---World. "They were married here, by Judge Ewell, Saturday, June 15." When David McCasland died on 21 Mar 1890, Jessie applied for and received a widow's pension of $8 per month, beginning on 5 Sep 1890. Her residence was in Hill City, Graham, Kansas. Jessie was dropped from the pension rolls on 21 Nov 1894 due to her remarriage to Melvin Paxson. His name is not recorded in the pension record.