Indiana McCaslins

Merle Whalen1913

Name
Merle Whalen
Birth about 1913 39 41
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Wesley McCarty
March 20, 1918 (Age 5 years)
Source: S3863
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a maternal grandfatherJohn Wesley McCarty
March 23, 1918 (Age 5 years)
Source: S3863
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Hopewell Cemetery Sec B Row 21 Stone 14 (Find A Grave Memorial# 86172206)
Census 1920 (Age 7 years)
Death of a fatherLewis Walter Whalen
before 1930 (Age 17 years)

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father
mother
Marriage: August 13, 1894, Johnson, Indiana
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
5 years
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
5 years
himself

Birth1920 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
Shared note
In the 1920 US Federal Census for Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, 48-year-old Missouri-born Olive R Whalen is head of a household which contains her Indiana-born children, 23-year-old Clinton, 17-year-old Roy, 14-year-old Lena, 11-year-old Elsie and 7-year-old Merle, and a roomer, 21-year-old Kentucky-born Claude Vail. This household is living at 416 East Street in a rented house. The only person with an occupation is Claude who is a welder. Olive's husband Lewis is missing although Olive is recorded a being married. Lena, Elsie and Merle have attended school in the past year. Everyone can read and write, except Merle who can read but not write. Olive's parents were born in the United States; the children's father was born in Indiana and their mother in Missouri; Claude's parents were born in Kentucky.