Indiana McCaslins

Michael Dotson1899

Michael Dotson
Birth July 1899 22 19
Census 1900 (Age 6 months)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah Elizabeth Emeline (Emily) Cradduck
1904 (Age 4 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn T Dotson
October 22, 1914 (Age 15 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn T Dotson
1914 (Age 14 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth1900 Federal Census
Census1900 Federal Census
Shared note
In the 1900 US Federal Census for Oliver Springs, Crawford, Arkansas, 57-year-old Missouri-born John T and his 50-year-old Arkansas-born wife Sarah [maiden name unknown] Dotson have been married 31 years and have had eleven childrn, nine are living. Living with them are five of their Arkansas-born children, 17-year-old Mary A, 15-year-old Addy P, 11-year-old John E, 9-year-old Lenard [sic] G, and 6-year-old Elizabeth J. Addie has attended school one month of the past year, John and Leonard two months of the past year. John is illiterate; Sarah and John can read but not write; Mary and Addy can read and write. Everyone can speak English. John is farming land he owns, but with a mortgage. John's and Sarah's parents were born in Kentucky; the children's father was born in Missouri and their mother in Arkansas. Living next door is another of John and Sarah's children, 23-year-old Arkansas-born Joseph R Dolton and Joseph's 20-year-old Arkansas-born wife, Laura A [maiden name unknown] Dolton. Joseph and Laura have been married three years and have had two children, both are living. These Arkansas-born children are 3-year-old Mable M and 10-month old Mikel [sic]. Joseph and Laura can read, write and speak English. Joseph is farming rented land. Joseph's father's birthplace is unknown and his mother's Arkansas; Laura's father was born in Iowa and her mother in Missouri; the children's parents were born in Arkansas.