Indiana McCaslins

Laura B Blazer1877

Name
Laura B Blazer
Birth September 1877
MarriageJames M HockersmithView this family
August 22, 1895 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Della Hockersmith
July 1896 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Anna B Hockersmith
August 1898 (Age 20 years)
Census 1900 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Ida M Hockersmith
about 1902 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Lee H Hockersmith
about 1906 (Age 28 years)
Census 1910 (Age 32 years)
Census 1920 (Age 42 years)
Death of a husbandJames M Hockersmith
February 25, 1922 (Age 44 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a husbandJames M Hockersmith
after February 25, 1922 (Age 44 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Sadler Chapel Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 32044117)
Birth1910 US Federal Census
Birth1900 US Federal Census
MarriageIllinois Statewide Marriage Index
Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 Federal Census
Shared note
In the 1900 US Federal Census for Heralds Prairie, White, Illinois, 27-year-old Indiana-born James and his 22-year-old Illinois-born wife Laura B [Blazer] Hockersmith have been married five years and have had two Illinois-born children, both are living. Thes children are 3-year-old Della and 1-year-old Anna Bell. James is farming rented land. James and Laura can read, write and speak English. James' parents were born in Indiana, Laura's parents were born in Illinois, and the children's father was born in Indiana and their mother in Illinois. In the 1910 US Federal Census for Castor, Stoddard, Missouri, 37-year-old Indiana-born farmer James M and his 32-year-old Illinois-born wife Laura B [Blazer] Hawkersmith [sic] have been married 15 years and have had four Illinois-born children, all are living. These children are 13-year-old Della, 11-year-old Anna B, 8-year-old Ida M and 4-year-old Lee H. Della, Anna and Ida have attended school in the past year. Everyone except the two youngest children is recorded as being able to read, write and speak English. James is farming rented land. James' parents were born in Indiana, Laura's parents were born in Illinois, and the children's father was born in Indiana and their mother in Illinois. From Lee's birthplace in Illinois in about 1906, it may be deduced that the family moved to Missouri after 1906. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Liberty, Stodard, Missouri, 48-year-old Indiana-born farmer J. M. [James M] and his 42-year-old Illinois-born wife Laura [Blazer]Hockersmith have their youngest Illinois-born child, 14-year-old Lee in their household. Lee has attended school in the past year. Everyone can read write and speak English. James owns the land he is farming. James' parents were born in Indiana, Laura's parents were born in Illinois, and Lee's father was born in Indiana and his mother in Illinois.