Indiana McCaslins

Richard McCaslinAge: 69 years17931863

Name
Richard McCaslin
Birth October 4, 1793 26 26
Birth of a brotherAndrew McCaslin
August 11, 1795 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth McCaslin
August 12, 1797 (Age 3 years)

Birth of a brotherDavid Wason McCaslin
August 27, 1799 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherHervey George McCaslin
September 27, 1802 (Age 8 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a brotherNewton McCaslin
April 16, 1805 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret (Peggy) McCaslin
January 1, 1807 (Age 13 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherEsther Baker
1808 (Age 14 years)
Death of a motherEsther Baker Shillideay
1811 (Age 17 years)
MarriageNancy SleddView this family
April 21, 1814 (Age 20 years)
Source: S2450
Publication: West Central Kentucky Reseach (Owensboro, Kentucky)
Birth of a son
#1
James G McCaslin
September 4, 1815 (Age 21 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Marriage of a parentDavid Wasson McCaslinMary (Polly) Marrs (Mears)View this family
after March 21, 1816 (Age 22 years)
Note: date of bond
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam McCaslin
February 7, 1817 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Brant & Fuller (Chicago, Illinois 1888)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Eliza Jane McCaslin
March 24, 1817 (Age 23 years)
Source: S2434
Birth of a daughter
#3
Elizabeth Ann McCaslin
August 25, 1818 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a half-brotherAllen David McCaslin
September 20, 1818 (Age 24 years)
Publication: Brant & Fuller (Chicago, Illinois 1888)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a daughter
#4
Lucy Gaines McCaslin
February 25, 1820 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMary Ann McCaslin
August 31, 1820 (Age 26 years)
Census 1820 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Esther Shilladay McCaslin
October 17, 1821 (Age 28 years)
Source: S1626
Publication: Gateway Press Inc, Baltimore 1984
Note: Birthplace given as Kentucky in the 1850 US Federal Census
Birth of a son
#6
George Seaton McCaslin
March 20, 1823 (Age 29 years)
Source: S2434
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a son
#7
William David (David) McCaslin
January 18, 1825 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#8
Richard Thomas Henry (Thomas H) McCaslin
October 4, 1826 (Age 33 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a daughter
#9
Margaret Eveline McCaslin
March 25, 1828 (Age 34 years)

Source: S2434
Death of a daughterMargaret Eveline McCaslin
before 1830 (Age 36 years)

Birth of a son
#10
John Finley Crowe McCaslin
January 24, 1830 (Age 36 years)
Death of a brotherDavid Wason McCaslin
June 17, 1830 (Age 36 years)
Source: S1909
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brotherDavid Wason McCaslin
after June 17, 1830 (Age 36 years)
Source: S1944
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Pioneer Park; Find A Grave Memorial# 28521262
Census 1830 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#11
Harvey Strawther McCaslin
October 30, 1831 (Age 38 years)
Death of a brotherNewton McCaslin
March 28, 1832 (Age 38 years)

Source: S1909
Birth of a daughter
#12
Nancy Caroline McCaslin
September 22, 1835 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a daughter
#13
Minerva Catherine (Catherine) McCaslin
August 30, 1837 (Age 43 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Marriage of a childJames G McCaslinSophia ShrewsburyView this family
November 30, 1837 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam J McClellandLucy Gaines McCaslinView this family
November 7, 1839 (Age 46 years)
Note: also given as 24 Oct 1839 in Indiana Marriages to 1850
Birth of a daughter
#14
Mariah M McCaslin
August 25, 1840 (Age 46 years)
Census 1840 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childJames C ShepherdElizabeth Ann McCaslinView this family
April 13, 1843 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge Seaton McCaslinMary Van Wye (Vanwye)View this family
January 3, 1850 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childPeter W Rhoads (Rhodes)Esther Shilladay McCaslinView this family
September 5, 1850 (Age 56 years)
Note: Esther is recorded as Esther S McCasland
Death of a fatherDavid Wasson McCaslin
December 17, 1850 (Age 57 years)
Publication: Brant & Fuller (Chicago, Illinois 1888)
Census 1850 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childAaron Kenneth MattleyEliza Jane McCaslinView this family
March 11, 1851 (Age 57 years)
Source: S2432
Marriage of a childRichard Thomas Henry (Thomas H) McCaslinElizabeth DixonView this family
May 22, 1853 (Age 59 years)
Note: Robert is recorded as R. Thomas McCaslin
Marriage of a childHarvey Strawther McCaslinElizabeth J (Betsey) MusterView this family
January 29, 1856 (Age 62 years)

Marriage of a childJohn Finley Crowe McCaslinLucinda M DavidsonView this family
December 27, 1858 (Age 65 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam David (David) McCaslinEmily Savannah (Emma) FishView this family
December 4, 1859 (Age 66 years)
Note: William's last name is recorded as McCasland and Emily as Emily Savannah Fish on their marriage record.
Marriage of a childJacob JohnsonMinerva Catherine (Catherine) McCaslinView this family
December 15, 1859 (Age 66 years)
Note: Minerva Catherine McCaslin is recorded as Catherine McCaslin on her marriage record.
Census 1860 (Age 66 years)
Burial of a daughterMinerva Catherine (Catherine) McCaslin
after April 2, 1863 (Age 69 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Graham Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 80512442)
Death of a daughterMinerva Catherine (Catherine) McCaslin
April 12, 1863 (Age 69 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Occupation
1850-60 Farmer

Death May 17, 1863 (Age 69 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial after May 17, 1863
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Graham Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 31623867)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: after March 15, 1789, Montgomery, Virginia
1 year
elder brother
21 months
elder brother
21 months
himself
22 months
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
21 months
younger sister
Father’s family with Mary (Polly) Marrs (Mears) - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: after March 21, 1816, Jefferson, Kentucky
11 months
half-brother
19 months
half-brother
23 months
half-sister
Family with Nancy Sledd - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: April 21, 1814, Shelby, Kentucky
16 months
son
19 months
daughter
17 months
daughter
18 months
daughter
20 months
daughter
17 months
son
22 months
son
21 months
son
18 months
daughter
22 months
son
21 months
son
4 years
daughter
23 months
daughter
3 years
daughter

Burial
Graham Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 31623867)
Shared note
On 5 Feb 1818, Richard Caslin [McCaslin] purchased land in Jefferson County, indiana in section 18, description NW1/4, totaling 146.89 acres. He purchased 40 adjacent acres (section 18, description NE1/4 SE1/4 on 28 Dec 1838 and finally 40 acres in section 17, description SE1/4 NE1/4 on 1 Jan 1839, bringing his land ownership to 226.89 acres. In the 1820 US Federal Census for Jefferson County, Indiana, Richard Mc Cartton [McCaslin] has in his household one male under ten [James G], one male twenty-six to forty-five [himself], three females under ten [Eliza Jane, Elizabeth Ann and Lucy Gaines], and one female aged sixteen to twenty-six [his wife Nancy Sledd McCaslin]. In the 1830 US Federal Census for Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, Richard McAslon [McCaslin] has in his household two males under five years of age [Richard Thomas Henry and John Finley C], two males of five and under 10 [George Seaton and William David], one male of 15 and under 20 [James G], and one male of thirty and under forty [himself], one female of five and under ten [Esther Shilladay], three females of ten and under fifteen [Eliza Jane, Elizabeth Ann and Lucy Gaines] and one female of thrity and under forty [his wife Nancy Sledd McCaslin]. In the 1840 US Federal Census for Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, Richard McAslin [McCaslin] has in his household one male between 5 and 10 years [Harvey Strawther], two males between 10 and 15 years [John Finley C, Richard Thomas Henry], two males between 15 and 20 years [William David, George Seaton], one male between 40 to 50 years [himself], two females under 5 years [Minerva Catherine, Nancy Caroline], one females between 15 to 20 years [Esther Shilladay], two females between 20 to 30 [Eliza Jane, and Elizabeth Ann. Lucy Gaines has married William J McClelland in 1839] and one between 40 and 50 years [Nancy Sledd McCaslin]. In the 1850 US Federal Census for Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, 56-year-old farmer Richard McCasland [McCaslin] owns $5,400 worth of property. He and his 55-year-old wife Nancy [Sledd] have in their household their children, 33-year-old Eliza J, 28-year-old Esther, 25-year-old cooper David, 24-year-old cooper Richard, 20-year-old cooper John, 18-year-old farmer Harvey, 14-year-old Caroline, 13-year-old Minerva, and 10-year-old Marie, and 17-year-old cooper James Newkirk (relationship to the McCaslins is unknown). Harvey, Caroline, Minerva and Maria have all attended school in the past year. Eliza and Esther were born in Kentucky and David and the younger children were born in Indiana, which would indicate that the family moved to Indiana after 1822 but before 1825. In the 1860 US Federal Census for Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, 66-year-old Richard McCaslin is a farmer with real estate worth $12,000 and personal property worth $1,005. He and his 65-year-old wife Nancy [Sledd] McCaslin have in their household two of their daughters, 33-year-old Nancy (Caroline) and 19-year-old Mariah, and their 35-year-old farmer son, W.D. [William David], his wife 22-year-old Emily [Fisk] and their 5-month old daughter Florella. Their 27-year-old son Harvey and his family is living next door as is their daughter Minverva Caroline [McCaslin] Johnson and her husband, Jacob Johnson. Richard McCaslin born 4 Oct 1793, died 17 May 1863 and was buried in Graham Presbyterian Cemetery, Jennings County, Indiana (Find A Grave Memorial# 31623867). After his death on 17 May 1863, Richard left a legacy of $70 apiece to his children, James, Elizabeth [Eliza Jane], George, Lucy, Esther F [sic], John, David [William David], Thomas [Richard Thomas Henry], Strawther [sic Harvey Strawther], Nancy, Maria [Mariah] and Elizabeth A. Nancy, Mariah and Elizabeth are recorded as sons. This was taxed at 1% as an excise tax in August of 1864 by the Federal Government.