Indiana McCaslins

Bennie Beshers (Beshears)1915

Name
Bennie Beshers (Beshears)
Birth about 1915 30 29
Death of a fatherMoses (Oscar) Beshers (Beshears)
December 2, 1916 (Age 23 months)

Census 1920 (Age 5 years)
Census 1930 (Age 15 years)
Death of a sisterSarah Beshers (Beshears)
June 23, 1958 (Age 43 years)

Death of a motherMartha Lucy Ellen Sweptson
January 1969 (Age 54 years)
Death of a sisterGertrude Callie Beshers (Beshears)
December 12, 1994 (Age 79 years)
Death of a sisterMattie May (Martha) Beshers
February 10, 2001 (Age 86 years)
Burial of a sisterMattie May (Martha) Beshers
February 12, 2001 (Age 86 years)
Note: Cottonwood Cemetery
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Marriage: about 1902
4 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
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elder sister
4 years
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Birth1920 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
Shared note
In the 1920 US Federal Census for Hanson, Sequoyah, Oklahoma, Martha 34-year-old Arkansas-born widow Martha [Sweptson] Beshers has in her household her Oklahoma-born children, 14-year-old Mattie, 12-year-old Girtrude [sic], 8-year-old Sarah and 5-year-old Bennie. Martha is a farmer, doing general farming on rented land. Mattie and Gertrude are farm labors on the home farm. None of the children has attended school in the past year. Martha, Mattie and Gertrude are literate and speak English. Everyone’s parents were born in Arkansas. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Coal Creek, Wagoner, Oklahoma, 61-year-old Arkansas-born Edd [sic David Edward] McCaslin was married for the first time when he was 29-years old. His second wife 44-year-old Arkansas-born Martha [Sweptson Beshears] was married for the first time when she was 18-years old, so this is a second marriage for her also. They have in their household their Arkansas-born children, 8-year-old Irene and 3-year 3-month old Ona, two of Martha's Oklahoma-born children, 19-year-old widowed Sarrah [sic] Beshers [sic] and 15-year-old single Bennie Beshers, and Martha's 3-year 2-month old Oklahoma-born grandson Charles (who could be Sarah's child). Sarah and Bennie have attended school in the past year. Edd, Martha, Sarah and Bennie can read write and speak English. Edd is farming rented land and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Edd's father was born in Alabama [sic] and his mother in Arkansas. Martha's parents were born in Arkansas, as were Sarah's and Bennie's. Charles' father was born in Arkansas and his mother in Oklahoma.