Indiana McCaslins

Elmer S Maxfield1900

Name
Elmer S Maxfield
Birth March 1900 31 30
Census 1900
Birth of a sisterCora Maxfield
about 1902 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a sisterJessie M Maxfield
about 1905 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterAnna M Maxfield
about August 1910 (Age 10 years)
Census 1910 (Age 9 years)
Death of a motherLuella Hockersmith
August 16, 1914 (Age 14 years)
Note: Anna State Hospital
Death of a maternal grandfatherMichael Hockersmith
December 17, 1917 (Age 17 years)
Source: S4345
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Michael's wife, Florence [Rhoads] Hockersmith is recorded as a widow in the 1920 US Federal Census for Elk, Stoddard, Missouri.
Death of a maternal grandmotherFlorence Almira Rhoads (Rhodes)
May 16, 1921 (Age 21 years)
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father
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Marriage: December 26, 1889, White, Illinois
11 months
elder sister
13 months
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
5 years
elder brother
18 months
himself
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
6 years
younger sister

Birth1910 US Federal Census
Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Shared note
In the 1900 US Federal Census for Indian Creek, White, Illinois, 32-year-old Illinois-born farmer William and his 0-year-old Indiana-born wife Luetta [sic] [Hockersmith] Maxfield have been married 11 years and have had six children, five are living. These five Illinois-born children are 9-year-old Emma J, 8-year-old Fannie, 6-year-old Luvena, one-year-old Charles and 3-month old Elmer S. Emma has attended school three months of the past year and Fannie has attended school for two months.William and Luella are illiterate, but can speak English. William is farming land he owns, which has a mortgage. William's parents were born in Alabama, Luella's parents were born in Indiana, and the children's father was born in Illinois and their mother in Indiana. In the 1910 US Federal Census for Indian Creek, White, Illinois, 43-year-old Illinois-born farmer William and his 40-year-old Indiana-born wife Lou Ella [sic] [Hockersmith] Maxfield have been married 20 years and have had nine children, eight are living. These eight Illinois-born children are 19-year-old Emma J, 17-year-old Fanny, 16-year-old Luvena, 11-year-old Charley, 10-year-old Elmer, 8-year-old Cora M, 5-year-old Jessie M and 1-year 8-month old Anna M. The family speaks English. William and Luella are illiterate. Emma J, Fanny, Luvena, Charley and Elmer can read and write. Fanny, Luvena, Charley, Elmer, and Cora have attended school in the past year. William owns the land where he is doing general farming but with a mortgage. William's parents were born in Alabama, Luella's parents were born in Indiana, and the children's father was born in Illinois and their mother in Indiana.