Indiana McCaslins

Laura Elizabeth GoodmanAge: 78 years18711950

Name
Laura Elizabeth Goodman
Birth June 1871 37 33
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a motherManda ?(Goodman)
before 1876 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a half-brotherJoseph Goodman
1878 (Age 6 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1880 (Age 8 years)
MarriageJohn ChoateView this family
November 5, 1882 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWillie Goodman
May 1883 (Age 11 years)
MarriageDavid (Dave) M McCaslinView this family
October 31, 1885 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Charles V (Charlie) McCaslin
April 17, 1889 (Age 17 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a son
#2
Elmo McCaslin
March 1, 1893 (Age 21 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a son
#3
George Washington McCaslin
August 8, 1893 (Age 22 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Birthdate given as Mar 1894 in the 1900 US Federal Census and as 8 Aug 1897 on his Social Security Number application.
Birth of a son
#4
Robert McCaslin
August 16, 1895 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Quilla F McCaslin
August 1899 (Age 28 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a sonElmo McCaslin
March 1, 1900 (Age 28 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Death of a half-brotherJoseph Goodman
1900 (Age 28 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a sonElmo McCaslin
after March 1, 1900 (Age 28 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Barling Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 57392314
Burial of a half-brotherJoseph Goodman
1900 (Age 28 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Barling Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 57801781
Census 1900 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Ruthie McCaslin
September 8, 1902 (Age 31 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Death of a fatherJames Goodman
1902 (Age 30 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a son
#7
Albert Allen McCaslin
about 1903 (Age 31 years)
Death of a daughterRuthie McCaslin
September 18, 1903 (Age 32 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a daughterRuthie McCaslin
after September 18, 1903 (Age 32 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Barling Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 57392324
Birth of a daughter
#8
Myrtle Long McCaslin
January 27, 1905 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Ada McCaslin
March 1, 1906 (Age 34 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1910 (Age 38 years)
Death of a sonCharles V (Charlie) McCaslin
January 11, 1911 (Age 39 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a sonCharles V (Charlie) McCaslin
after January 11, 1911 (Age 39 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Barling Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 55132584
Birth of a son
#10
Arthur M McCaslin
March 9, 1911 (Age 39 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1920 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childAlbert Allen McCaslinMaggie Mae HelmsView this family
November 5, 1921 (Age 50 years)
Note: This does not agree with the 1930 Census
Death of a husbandDavid (Dave) M McCaslin
November 15, 1923 (Age 52 years)
Note: Recorded as David McCoslin
Burial of a husbandDavid (Dave) M McCaslin
after November 15, 1923 (Age 52 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Barling Cemetery
Census 1930 (Age 58 years)
Death of a sonArthur M McCaslin
March 9, 1937 (Age 65 years)
Burial of a sonArthur M McCaslin
March 11, 1937 (Age 65 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Barling Cemetery (Find A Grave# 55120553)
Marriage of a childGeorge Washington McCaslinPearl ?(McCaslin)View this family
before 1940 (Age 68 years)

Death of a sonAlbert Allen McCaslin
May 30, 1943 (Age 71 years)
Death of a daughterAda McCaslin
January 8, 1950 (Age 78 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a daughterAda McCaslin
after January 8, 1950 (Age 78 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Barling Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 57392367
Death May 5, 1950 (Age 78 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial May 11, 1950 (6 days after death)
Note: Barling Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 55119982)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder brother
9 years
elder brother
4 years
herself
Father’s family with Elizabeth ?(Goodman) - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage:
half-brother
5 years
half-brother
Family with John Choate - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 5, 1882, Yell, Arkansas
Family with David (Dave) M McCaslin - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: October 31, 1885, Crawford, Arkansas
4 years
son
4 years
son
5 months
son
2 years
son
4 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
16 months
son
2 years
daughter
13 months
daughter
5 years
son

Burial
Barling Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 55119982)
Shared note
In the 1880 US Federal Census for Mountain, Washington, Arkansas, 46-year-old Tennessee-born farmer James and his 44-year-old second wife Elizabeth [maiden name and married name unknown] Goodman have in their household James' Arkansas-born children, 12-year-old Robert and 8-year-old Laura, Elizabeth's children 9-year-old Missouri-born Manda and 7-year-old Arkansas-born Jane [last name unknown-recorded as Goodman], and James and Elizabeth's son Arkansas-born 3-year-old Joseph. James and Elizabeth are illiterate. James' parents were born in Tennessee; Elizabeth's father was born in Indiana and her mother in Kentucky; Robert and Laura's father was born in Tennessee and their mother in Arkansas; Manda and Jane's father was born in Missouri and their mother in Arkansas; Joseph's father was born in Tennessee and his mother in Arkansas. On 3 Nov 1882 in the Yell Courthouse, John Choate, as principal, and Henry Pore, as security signed a $100 bond guarenteeing that John would marry Laura Goodman within sixty days of the signing of the bond. A marriage license was therefore issued to 24-year-old Mr John Choate and 14-year-old Miss Laura Goodman, both of Gravelly Hill, Yell, Arkansas, by the Clerk of Court W H Gee. They were married on 5 Nov 1882 by Jas [sic] E McCall, L.E. M.E. C.S. John Choate either died or Laura and John divorced before 31 Oct 1885 as that is the date on which Laura [Goodman] Choate remarried. On 31 Oct 1885 at the Crawford County Courthouse, a marriage licence was granted to 25-year-old Mr David McCaslin [transcribed McCashin] and 18-year-old Miss [sic] Laura Shoat [sic], both of Crawford County by the Clerk of the Circuit Court, J Neae. They were married the same day by Charles F Harvey, Justice of the Peace. In the 1900 US Federal Census for Sulphur, Sebastian, Arkansas, 42-year-old Arkansas-born farm laborer Dave [sic] and his 28-year-old Arkansas-born wife, Laura [Goodman Choate] McCaslin have been married 13 years. Laura has borne six children, five are living. Four of the five Arkansa-born children are living with them, 13-year-old Charlie, 6-year-old George, 4-year-old Robert, and 8-month old Jinella [sic]. The family is living in a rented house. Everyone can speak English, but Laura and Charlie cannot read or write. Everyone's parents were born in Arkansas, except Laura's as her father was born in Tennessee and her mother in Arkansas. In the 1910 US Federal Census for Rogers, Sebastian, Arkansas, 50-year-old Arkansas-born Dave McClaine [sic McCaslin-census taker's error as all the first names in this family match those in the 1920 census] and his 37-year-old Arkansas-born wife Laura [Goodman Choate] McClaine [sic] have been married 22 years. Laura has borne eleven children but only seven are living. These seven Arkansas-born children are 21-year-old Charlie, 16-year-old George W, 14-year-old Robert, 10-year-old Quilla F, 6-year-old Allen [sic Albert], 5-year-old Myrtie L and 3-year-old Ada. George, Robert and Quilla have attended school in the past year. The family is living in a farmstead on the Ft Smith Mail Route. Dave is doing general farming on rented land. Charlie, George and Robert are farmers who "work out". Dave, Laura, Charlie, George, Robert and Quilla are literate and speak English. Everyone's parents were born in Arkansas, except Laura's as her parents are recorded as being born in Mississippi [sic]. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Rogers, Sebastian, Arkansas, 60-year-old Arkansas-born David M and his 47-year-old Arkansas-born wife Laura [Goodman Choate] McCaslin have in their household their children, 17-year-old Albert, 15-year-old Myrtle, 13-year-old Ada and 9-year-old Arthur. Myrtle, Ada and Arthur have attended school in the past year. The family is living in a rented house. Everyone can read and write except Laura who is illiterate. Everyone can speak English. David is doing "General Farming". David's father was born in Tennessee [sic] and his mother in Arkansas as were Laura's parents. The children's parents were born in Arkansas. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, 25-year-old Arkansas-born Hughie D and his 24-year-old Arkansas-born wife Ada [McCaslin] Smith were married when he was 17- and she was 16-years old [abt 1922]. They have in their household their Arkansas-born children, 3-year 6-month old Opal F and one-year 2-month old Virginia P, and two of Ada's relatives, her 59-year-old Arkansas-born widowed mother Laura [Goodman Choate] McCaslin and her brother 19-year-old Arkansas-born Arthur. The family is living in a rented house for which Hughie pays $10 a month in rent. Hughie is a laborer in a brick mill. Arthur is a laborer in "gardens". Both have worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Neither has served in the military. All the adults can speak English. Hughie, Ada and Arthur are litterate, but Laura is not. Hughie's parents were born in Mississippi; Ada and Arthur's and the children's parents were born in Arkansas; Laura's father was born in Tennessee and her mother in Arkansas. Widowed Laura Elizabeth [Goodman Shoat] McCoslin [sic] died in Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas on 5 May 1950 and was buried on 11 May 1950 in Barling Cemetery, Barling, Sebastian, Arkansas.