Indiana McCaslins

Birth December 11, 1864 27 21
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Carr
December 5, 1866 (Age 23 months)
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Burial of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Carr
after December 5, 1866 (Age 23 months)
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery Section Pine Row 7 Stone 5 (Find A Grave Memorial #9526366)
Birth of a brotherBertis Lincoln (Bert) McCaslin
December 8, 1866 (Age 23 months)
Note: 1900 census states that Bert was born in Iowa.
Birth of a sisterGrace McCaslin
December 5, 1870 (Age 5 years)
Note: from family Bible
Census 1870 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterSylvia Blanch McCaslin
May 31, 1873 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterNellie Pearl (Ella) McCaslin
August 21, 1875 (Age 10 years)
Note: from family Bible
Birth of a brotherChauncey (Chance) McCaslin
June 20, 1878 (Age 13 years)
Note: date from family Bible
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames R McCaslin
January 26, 1880 (Age 15 years)
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Burial of a paternal grandfatherJames R McCaslin
after January 26, 1880 (Age 15 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery Section Pine Row 7 Stone 4 (Find A Grave Memorial# 9526367)
Census 1880 (Age 15 years)
Death of a brotherChauncey (Chance) McCaslin
1883 (Age 18 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brotherChauncey (Chance) McCaslin
1883 (Age 18 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Elmwood Cemetery Block 9, Lot 12, Spac 5 (Find A Grave Memorial# 81983974).
Census 1885 (Age 20 years)
MarriageSusan Malinda (Sue) SpiresView this family
June 24, 1890 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Ora Frances McCaslin
October 20, 1891 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Leigh Spires McCaslin
December 14, 1895 (Age 31 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a sisterGrace McCaslin
before May 9, 1898 (Age 33 years)

Census 1900 (Age 35 years)
Census 1905 (Age 40 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Calvin McCaslin
April 14, 1908 (Age 43 years)
Burial of a fatherJohn Calvin McCaslin
April 15, 1908 (Age 43 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Elmwood Cemetery Block 9, Lot 11, Spaces 5-8 and Lot 12, Spaces 5-8 (Find A Grave Memorial# 81983963).
Census 1910 (Age 45 years)
Census 1920 (Age 55 years)
Death of a motherCaroline Louisa (Carrie) Sellers
February 20, 1927 (Age 62 years)
Note: She was having her widow's pension sent to 15 S Western Street, Chanute, Kansas at the time of her death
Burial of a motherCaroline Louisa (Carrie) Sellers
after February 20, 1927 (Age 62 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Elmwood Cemetery Block 9, Lot 11, Spaces 5-8 and Lot 12, Spaces 5-8 (Find A Grave Memorial# 81983952)
Census 1930 (Age 65 years)
Death of a wifeSusan Malinda (Sue) Spires
1938 (Age 73 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Her husband, Otis McCaslin, is recorded as a widower in the 1940 Census
Burial of a wifeSusan Malinda (Sue) Spires
1938 (Age 73 years)
Note: Memorial Park Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 159785150)
Census 1940 (Age 75 years)
Occupation
1880 Works on farm; 1910 Metal worker for railroad;1920 Metal worker for cornice company; 1930 owns Sheet Metal Shop
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Death 1948 (Age 83 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial 1948 (on the date of death)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Memorial Park Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 159785126)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 9, 1863, Johnson, Indiana
13 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Family with Susan Malinda (Sue) Spires - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: June 24, 1890Parsons, Labette, Kansas
16 months
daughter
4 years
son

Burial
Memorial Park Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 159785126)
Shared note
In the 1870 US Federal Census for Erie, Neosho, Kansas, 32-year-old farmer John McCaslin has $1000 worth of real estate and $300 worth of personal property. He and his 24-year-old wife Carrie [Sellers] McCaslin have in their household their sons, 5-year-old Otis ad 3-year-old Bertie. In the 1880 US Federal Census for Chetopa, Neosho, Kansas, 43-year-old John McCaslin and his 37-year-old wife Carie [Carrie Sellers] have in their household their children, 15-year-old Otis, 13-year-old Burdes [Bertie], 9-year-old Grace, 7-year-old Sylvia, 4-year-old Ella, and 1-year-old Chance [Chauncey].All the children except Ella and Chauncey are attending school. In the 1885 Kansas State Census for Chanute, Neosho, Kansas, 47-year-old carpenter J. C. McCaslin and his 41-year-old wife Carrie have in their household their children, 20-year-old clerk Otis, 18-year-old Bertus L [Bertis Lincoln], 15-year-old Grace, 12-year-old Sylvia, and 8-year-old Nellie. On 24 Jun 1890, 26-year-old Indiana-born Otis Grant McCaslin and 23-year-old Illinois-born Susie Malina Spires were married in Parsons, Labette, Kansas. The groom's father's name was John C McCaslin and his mother's Carrie F Sallers [sic]. The bride's father's names was John Calvin Spires and her mother's name was Julia A McCurley. In the 1900 US Federal Census for Argentine, Wyandotte, Kansas, 35-year-old Indiana-born tinner Otis G and his 31-year-old Illinois- born wife Sue [Spires] McCaslin have been married 9 years and have had three children, two are living. These two are their 8-year-old Kansas-born daughter Ora F. and their 4-year-old Kansas-born son Leigh. The family is living at 19 North Ninth. Otis and Sue can read write and speak English. Ora has attended school in the past year. In the 1905 Kansas State Census for Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, 40- year old O G [Otis Grant] McCaslin and his 36-year-old wife Sue [Spires] have in their household their13-year-old daughter Ora and 9-year-old son Leah [Leigh]. In the 1910 US Federal Census for Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, 44-year-old Otis McCaslin and his 41-year-old wife Susan [Spires] have been married 19 years. They have had three children but only two are living, their 18-year-old daughter Ora and 14-year-old son Leigh. Otis is a metal worker for a railroad, Susan is a self-employed seamstress, Ora is a stengographer for an insurance company and Leigh is attending school. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, 54-year-old Otis G and his 52-year-old wife Sue [Spires] McCaslin are living in a rented house at 923 Inindaro(?) Blvd. They have rented a room to 28-year-old Russell H Riffle who is a cattle buyer for a packing house. Otis is a metal worker for a cornice company and Sue is listed with "none" as her employment. Both can read, write and speak English. Otis' father was born in the United States [sic] and his mother in Indiana; Susan's parents were born in Illinois. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, 63-year-old Otis McCaslin and his 60-year-old wife Sue are living in a house worth $4,500 which they own at 814 Grandview Blvd. They do not have a radio. Otis owns a sheet metal shop and has worked on the preceding work day. Sue is still listed with no occupation. Otis and Sue were married when he was 23 and she was 20. In the 1940 US Federal Census for Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, 75-year-old Indiana-born widower O G McCaslin is living in a rented house at 1019 Waterway Drive. He was living at this address in 1935. He has completed eighth grade. He owns a sheet metal-working business and has worked 40 weeks in 1939. He does not receive a salary nor wages, but he has another source of income.