Indiana McCaslins

Hughie D (Hugh) Smith1905

Name
Hughie D (Hugh) Smith
Birth about 1905
Census 1930 (Age 25 years)
Census 1940 (Age 35 years)
Death of a wifeAda McCaslin
January 8, 1950 (Age 45 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a wifeAda McCaslin
after January 8, 1950 (Age 45 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Barling Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 57392367
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Birth1930 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
Census1940 US Federal Census
Shared note
On 3 Jan 1922, eighteen-year-old Mr Hughie Smith and 15-year-old Miss Ada McCaslin, both of Barling, Sebastian, Arkansas, applied for a marriage license at the Sebastian County Courthouse. They were married the same day. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, 25-year-old Arkansas-born Hughie D and his 24-year-old Arkansas-born wife Ada [McCaslin] Smith were married when he was 17- and she was 16-years old [abt 1922]. They have in their household their Arkansas-born children, 3-year 6-month old Opal F and one-year 2-month old Virginia P, and two of Ada's relatives, her 59-year-old Arkansas-born widowed mother Laura [Goodman Choate] McCaslin and her brother 19-year-old Arkansas-born Arthur. The family is living in a rented house for which Hughie pays $10 a month in rent. Hughie is a laborer in a brick mill. Arthur is a laborer in "gardens". Both have worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Neither has served in the military. All the adults can speak English. Hughie, Ada and Arthur are litterate, but Laura is not. Hughie's parents were born in Mississippi; Ada and Arthur's and the children's parents were born in Arkansas; Laura's father was born in Tennessee and her mother in Arkansas. In the 1940 US Federal Census for Springdale, Washington, Arkansas, 36-year-old, Arkansas-born Hugh Smith and his 34-year-old, Arkansas-born wife, Ada [McCaslin] Smith have in their household their Arkansas-born children, 13-year-old Opal, 11-year-old Virginia and 8-year-old William. The family is living at 317 Park Street in a rented house, for which Hugh pays $68 a month in rent. They were living in the "same place" in 1935. Hugh has completed four years of grade school. Ada has completed six years of grade school. Opal has completed five years of grade school and is currently a student. Virginia has completed two years of grade school and is currently a student. Although William is recorded as attending school, he hasn't completed a year. Hugh is a laborer who doesn't have a job and is currently looking for work. He did work 48 weeks in the past year on a W.P.A. construction project, earning $550. Ada is a housewife who is not looking for work. Neither has a source of outside income.