Indiana McCaslins

Jessie M Maxfield1905

Jessie M Maxfield
Birth about 1905 36 34
Birth of a sisterAnna M Maxfield
about August 1910 (Age 5 years)
Census 1910 (Age 5 years)
Death of a motherLuella Hockersmith
August 16, 1914 (Age 9 years)
Note: Anna State Hospital
Death of a maternal grandfatherMichael Hockersmith
December 17, 1917 (Age 12 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 16 years)
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Marriage: December 26, 1889, White, Illinois
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elder brother
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elder brother
3 years
elder sister
4 years
6 years
younger sister

Census1910 US Federal Census
Shared note
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.