Indiana McCaslins

Willis E LaneAge: 55 years19041959

Name
Willis E Lane
Birth about 1904 37 38
Census 1910 (Age 6 years)
Death of a motherLaDora Almeda Torbitt
November 17, 1912 (Age 8 years)
Source: S4795
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a motherLaDora Almeda Torbitt
after November 17, 1912 (Age 8 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Crane Old Town Cemetery, Find A Grave Memorial# 38073516-
Marriage of a parentJesse Cornelius LaneMary CloudView this family
about 1915 (Age 11 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherAmanda Melvina (Manda) McCaslin
December 16, 1920 (Age 16 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a paternal grandmotherAmanda Melvina (Manda) McCaslin
after December 16, 1920 (Age 16 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Crane Old Town Cemetery, Find A Grave Memorial# 38073435
Census 1920 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-sisterAda Belle Lane
December 5, 1923 (Age 19 years)
Source: S4830
Death of a brotherClinton Edgar Lane
1925 (Age 21 years)

Burial of a brotherClinton Edgar Lane
1925 (Age 21 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Crane Old Town Cemetery, Find A Grave Memorial# 38073458
Census 1930 (Age 26 years)
Death of a fatherJesse Cornelius Lane
August 13, 1932 (Age 28 years)
Source: S4794
Burial of a fatherJesse Cornelius Lane
August 15, 1932 (Age 28 years)
Source: S4794
Note: Crane Old Town Cemetery, Find A Grave Memorial# 38073516
Death of a half-sisterAda Belle Lane
September 28, 1932 (Age 28 years)
Source: S4830
Burial of a half-sisterAda Belle Lane
September 29, 1932 (Age 28 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S4830
Note: Masonic Cemetery, Find A Grave Memorial# 67390309
Death August 6, 1959 (Age 55 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 13, 1894
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
6 years
himself
Willis E Lane
Birth: about 1904 37 38Missouri
Death: August 6, 1959Crane, Stone, Missouri
Father’s family with Mary Cloud - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: about 1915
9 years
half-sister
Ada Belle Lane
Birth: December 5, 1923 57 43Crane, Stone, Missouri
Death: September 28, 1932Crane, Stone, Missouri

Birth1920 US Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
Shared note
In the 1910 US Federal Census for Grant, Stone, Missouri, 44-year-old Arkansas-born Jessee [sic] C Lane and his 45-year-old Missouri-born wife Dora [sic LaDora Torbitt] have been married sixteen years. LaDora has born three children and all are living. These three Missouri-born children are 14-year-old Uel M, 11-year-old Edgar and 6-year-old Willis E, who have all attended school in the past year.. Also in the household is a boarder, 28-year-old Arkansas-born school teacher May Allen. The family is living on a farm on Marionville and Crane Road, which Jesse owns, free of mortgage. In addition to the farm, Jesse is the owner of a General Store. Everyone can read, write and speak English except Willis. Jesse's father was born in Kentucky and his mother in Arkansas; LaDora's parents were born in Tennessee; the children's father was born in Arkansas and their mother in Missouri; May's parents were born in Arkansas. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Pierce, Stone Missouri, 53-year-old Arkansas-born J.C. Lane and his 39-year-old Missouri-born second wife Mary [Cloud] Lane have in their household the Missouri-born children of Jesse's first marriage to LaDora Torbitt, 23-year-old widower Uel, 21-year-old Edgar and 16-year-old Willis, and their 2-year-old Missouri-born grandson, Harold, who is the sone of Uel and an unknown. Jesse is the owner of a dry goods store, Uel is a clerk in that store and Edgar is a railroad brakeman. None of the children have attended school in the past year. Everyone but Harold is literate and can speak English. Jesse's father was born in Missouri and his mother in Arkansas; Mary's parents were born in Missouri; Uel, Edgar and Willis' father was born in Arkansas and their mother in Missouri; Harold's father was born in Missouri and his mother in Colorado [? written over]. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Crane, Pierce, Stone, Missouri, 63-year-old Arkansas-born Jessie [sic] C Lane and his 50-year-old Missouri-born wife Mary [Cloud] Lane were married for the first time whe he was 28-years old and she was 35-years old. This indicates that this is a second marriage for Jesse, but first marriage for Mary. They have in their household, 26-year-old Missouri-born Willis E, the son of Jesse and his first wife, LaDora Torbitt Land, and their daughter, 5-year-old [sic] Missouri-born Ada B Lane. The family is living in a house that Jesse owns, worth $1,200, on Maude Ave. Willis is absent on the day of the census as he is a traveling salesman for a hardware company. He has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Jesse and Mary have no employment. Ada has not attended school. All the adults are literate and can speak English. Jesse's father was born in Missouri and his mother in Arkansas; Mary's father was born in Missouri and her mother in Tennessee; Willis' father was born in Arkansas and his mother in Missouri; Ada's father was born in Arkansas and her mother in Missouri.