Indiana McCaslins

Neva SmithAge: 76 years18941971

Name
Neva Smith
Birth February 1894 31
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Her grave stone gives her birth year as 1893
Death of a fatherThomas E Smith
before 1900 (Age 5 years)

Marriage of a parentIsaiah ChamberlainMary Florence (Florence M) LambView this family
July 12, 1900 (Age 6 years)
Census 1900 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherAndrew Jackson Lamb
May 29, 1903 (Age 9 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Death of a maternal grandmotherAmanda Josephine Gillet
March 13, 1905 (Age 11 years)

Census 1910 (Age 15 years)
Census 1920 (Age 25 years)
Census 1930 (Age 35 years)
Census 1940 (Age 45 years)
Death 1971 (Age 76 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial 1971 (on the date of death)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Willowbrook Cemetery, Section 3 (Find A Grave Memorial# 110652365)
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Marriage: March 17, 1887, Champaign, Illinois
11 months
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herself
Mother’s family with Isaiah Chamberlain - View this family
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mother
Marriage: July 12, 1900, Champaign, Illinois
Family with John R Underwood - View this family
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Birth1930 US Federal Census
Birth1900 US Federal Census
Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
Census1940 US Federal Census
DeathFind a Grave
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Birth
Her grave stone gives her birth year as 1893
Burial
Willowbrook Cemetery, Section 3 (Find A Grave Memorial# 110652365)
Shared note
In the 1900 US Federal Census for Brown Champaign, Illinois, 67-year-old New York-born farmer A J and his 70-year-old New York-born wife Amanda [maiden name unknown] Lamb have been married for 40 years. Amanda has borne three children, but only two are living. They have in their household their 37-year-old New York-born widowed daughter Florence [Lamb] Smith and her Illinois-born children, 12-year-old Fred and 6-year-old Neva Smith. Both Fred and Neva have attended school nine months of the past year. A J is farming mortgaged land. Everyone but Neva can read, write and speak English. A J's, Amanda's and Florence's parents were born in New York; Fred and Neva's father were born in Indiana and their mother in New York. In the 1910 US Federal Census for Brown Champaign, Illinois, 53-year-old Ohio-born Isaiah and his 46-year-old New York-born wife Florence M [Lamb Smith] Chamberlain have been married for ten years. This is a second marriage for both of them. Florence has born three children, but only two are living. They have in their household Florence's 16-year-old Illinois-born daughter Neva Smith, who has attended school in the past year. The family is living in a house that Isaiah owns, free of mortgage. Isaiah is a salesman for a butcher shop. He has had no months without work in the past year. Everyone can read, write and speak English. Isaiah's parents were born in Ohio; Florence's parents were born in New York; Neva's father was born in Indiana and her mother in New York. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Brown, Champaign, Illinois, 56-year-old New York-born widow Florence [maiden name unknown Smith] Chamberland [sic] has in her household her 26-year-old single Illinois-born daughter, Neva Chamberland [sic Smith], who works for the post office. Florence owns the house they are living in, free of mortgage. Both can read, write and speak English. Florence's parents were born in New York; Neva's father was born in Indiana and her mother in New York. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Condit, Campaign, Illinois, 29-year-old Illinois-born [sic] farmer John and his 37-year-old Illinois-born wife Neva [Smith] Underwood were married when he was 21- and she was 27-years old. They have in their household their Illinois-born daughters, 7-year-old Dorotha and 5-year-old Dolores and a hired man, 20-year-old Maryland-born farm laborer Elmer Hopkins, The family is living in a rented house on a farm. They have a radio. Dorotha has attended school in the past year. John is farming rented land (general farming) and he and Elmer have worked on the last regularly scheduled work dayl John has served in WWi, but Elmer has not served in the military. Johns's parents were born in Illinois [sic]; Neva's father was born in Indiana and her mother in New York; the children's parents were born in Illinois [sic]; Elmer's father was born in Maryland and his mother in Iowa. In the 1940 US Federal Census for Condit, Campaign, Illinois, 39-year-old Illinois-born [sic] farmer John and his 47-year-old Illinois-born wife Neva [Smith] Underwood and their three Illinois-born children, 17-year-old Dortha, 15 year-old Delores and 6-year-old Roma Joan, are living in a rented house on a farm, for which John pays $40 a month. They were living in the same house in 1935. John has completed three years of high school. Neva has completed four years of high school. Dortha has completed four years of high school. Dolores has completed one year of high school. Roma has attended school but has not completed a year. John is a self employed farmer and is not looking for work. He has worked 60 hours in the past week and 52 weeks in the past year. Neva is a housewife who is not looking for work. Neither receive a wage nor salary, but both have outside income. Dortha and Delores are not looking for work as they are students. Neither has wages nor salary and they do not have outside income.