Indiana McCaslins

Willis Floyd McCasling (McCaslin)Age: 80 years19091989

Name
Willis Floyd McCasling (McCaslin)
Birth June 10, 1909 41 39
Note: His application for his SSN gives his birthdate as 15 Jun 1910.
Death of a motherMary Jane Atwell
November 8, 1909 (Age 4 months)

Source: Find a Grave
Census 1910 (Age 6 months)
Death of a paternal grandmotherFrancis Mary (Mary Francis) Pryor (Prior)
February 23, 1911 (Age 20 months)
Source: S4706
Census 1920 (Age 10 years)
Death of a sisterBertha Jane McCasling (McCaslin)
October 2, 1930 (Age 21 years)
Source: S4170
Burial of a sisterBertha Jane McCasling (McCaslin)
October 3, 1930 (Age 21 years)
Source: S4170
Note: Mars Hill Cemetery
Census 1930 (Age 20 years)
Death of a sisterLizzie (Mary Frances Elizabeth) McCasling (McCaslin)
January 6, 1933 (Age 23 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S4174
Note: recorded as 6 Jan 1932 on her headstone
Burial of a sisterLizzie (Mary Frances Elizabeth) McCasling (McCaslin)
January 7, 1933 (Age 23 years)
Source: S4174
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Mars Hill Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 87513301)
Death of a fatherThomas Jefferson (Tom) McCasling (McCaslin)
February 16, 1953 (Age 43 years)
Source: S2778
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a brotherWesley William (John Wesley) McCasling (McCaslin)
July 2, 1968 (Age 59 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brotherWesley William (John Wesley) McCasling (McCaslin)
after July 2, 1968 (Age 59 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Shafter Memorial Park; Find A Grave Memorial# 43567183
Death September 18, 1989 (Age 80 years)
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Marriage: July 17, 1887Chesapeake, Lawrence, Missouri
22 months
elder sister
4 years
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Stella McCasling (McCaslin)
Birth: August 10, 1897 29 27Missouri
Death: February 7, 1905Republic, Greene, Missouri
7 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
17 months
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Willis Floyd McCasling (McCaslin)
Birth: June 10, 1909 41 39Crane, Stone, Missouri
Death: September 18, 1989Bakersfield, Kern, California

Birth
His application for his SSN gives his birthdate as 15 Jun 1910.
Shared note
In the 1910 US Federal Census for Buck Prairie, Lawrence, Missouri, 42-year-old Missouri-born widower Tom J McCasling [sic] has in his household his Missouri-born children, 20-year-old Lizzie McCaslin Forrester, 17-year-old Will W [sic John W on the 1900 census], 6-year-old Bertha M, 4-year-old Golda M, 2-year-old Ollie, and 9-month old Willis, Lizzie's husband 23-year Missouri-born Finis Forrester [transcribed as Ferster], and Lizzie and Finis' Missouri-born children 2-year-old Henry and 7-month old Fanny. Finis and Lizzie have been married four years and have had two children who are recorded in this household. Tom owns the land he is farming but it has a mortgage. Will and Finis are laborers on Tom's farm. Tom, Will and Finis have had no months out of work in the past year. Everyone speaks English. Tom is illiterate, Lizzie, Will and Finis can read and write. No one has attended school in the past year. Tom's father was born in Arkansas and his mother in the United States. Lizzie, Will, Bertha, Golda, and Willis' parents were born in Missouri. Finis' father was born in Tennessee and his mother in Missouri. Henry and Fanny's father was born in Tennessee and their mother in Missouri [sic both parents were born in Missouri]. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Ozark, Barry, Missouri, 52-year-old Arkansas-born farmer Tomas [sic] J McCaslin [sic] has in his household his Arkansas-born children, 18-year-old Bertha J [sic], 16-year-old Goldie M, 13-Ollie M, and 9-year-old Willis J. Living next door is Thomas' son 27-year-old Missouri-born farm laborer Wesley [John Wesley], Wesley's 19-year-old Missouri-born wife Dovie [sic] [Heatherly] McCaslin [sic] and their son 2-year 3-month old Missouri-born William. Everyone except Willis and William can read and write. Ollie and Willis have attended school in the past year. Thomas' father was born in Arkansas and his mother in North Carolina. Everyone else's parents were born in Missouri except Dovie. Dovie's parents are recorded as being born in the United States. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Ozark, Barry, Missouri, 68-year-old [sic] Arkansas-born widower Tom [sic] McCaslin [sic] has in his household his Arkansas-born children, 28-year-old Missouri-born divorce Bertha J [McCaslin] Shaffer, and 20-year-old Willis, and Bertha's Missouri-born children, 5-year-old Dortha and 1-year-old Zelba [Zelda?]. Tom was married when he was 21-years old. Bertha was married when she was 18-years old. Tom and Willis are illiterate. Tom is a farmer, farming rented land. Willis is a share cropper. Everyone's parents were born in Missouri. On 31 Dec 1937, 27-year-old Willis no middle name McCaslin is living on the Star Route, Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri when he applies for his Social Security Number. He states that he is employed by Charles Richardson of Jenkins, Missouri, that he was born 15 Jun 1910 [sic] om Crane, Stone, Missouri, that his parents are Thos [sic] Jefferson McCaslin and Mary Atwell and that he is a white male. He has not previoulsy filled out an application. He signs the application with an X. Willis Floyd McCaslin, born 10 Jun 1909 in Missouri, died in Bakersfield, Kern, California on 18 Sep 1989. He was 80-years 10-days 2-months old when he died. The California Death Index gives his full name of Willis Floyd McCaslin, whereas the Social Security Death Index lists his name as Willis L McCaslin. His social security number is the same.