Indiana McCaslins

James Buchanan Smith1857

Name
James Buchanan Smith
Birth February 1857 33
MarriageSarah MaxwellView this family
yes

Birth of a son
#1
Andy Smith
July 1880 (Age 23 years)
Census 1880 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Louisa Edna Lee Smith
February 19, 1882 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Maggie Smith
February 1884 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Ethel Smith
September 1890 (Age 33 years)
Death of a wifeSarah Maxwell
before 1900 (Age 42 years)

Marriage of a childWilliam Jasper (Jasper) (Bill) McCaslin (Fletcher)Louisa Edna Lee SmithView this family
December 23, 1900 (Age 43 years)
Census 1900 (Age 42 years)
Family with parents - View this family
mother
himself
Family with Sarah Maxwell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
son
20 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
7 years
daughter

Birth1880 Federal Census
Birth1900 US Federal Census
Census1880 Federal Census
Census1900 US Federal Census
Shared note
In the 1880 US Federal Census for Bird, Jackson, Arkansas, 56-year-old North Carolina-born widow Mary E [maiden name unknown] Smith has in her household her 23-year-old Arkansas-born farmer son James B Smith and his 23-year-old Arkansas-born wife Sarah [Maxwell] Smith. Mary's parents were born in North Carolina; James' father was born in Tennessee and his mother in North Carolina; Sarah's parents were born in Tennessee. In the 1900 US Federal Census for Bird, Jackson, Arkansas, 43-year-old Arkansas-born widower J B [James Buchanan] Smith has in his household his Arkansas-born children, 19-year-old Andy, 18-year-old Edna, 16-year-old Maggie and 9-year-old Ethel, and three boarders, 11-year-old Tennessee-born Oliver Johnson, Arkansas-born 19-year-old Dave Wilson and 20-year-old Missouri-born John Keith. James is recorded as owning his farm free of mortgage. Andy , Oliver, Dave, and John are farm laborers. Andy has attended school six months of the past year, whereas Edna, Maggie, Ethel, Oliver and Dave have attended four months. Everyone can speak English. James, Andy, Edna, Maggie, Oliver and Dave can read and write while Ethel and John cannot. James' parents were born in Tennessee [sic]; the Smith children's parents were born in Arkansas; Oliver's parents were born in Tennessee; Dave's father was born in Arkansas, but the birthplace of his mother is unknown; John's parents were born in Missouri.