Indiana McCaslins

Edna Ruth CollinsAge: 97 years18981996

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Edna Ruth Collins
Birth June 2, 1898 41 41
Death of a husbandUnknown Johnson
before 1920 (Age 21 years)

Census 1920 (Age 21 years)
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Guy R Welch
September 17, 1925 (Age 27 years)
Census 1930 (Age 31 years)
Death of a husbandGuy Welch
January 30, 1973 (Age 74 years)
Note: given as 29 Jan 1973 on the SSDI
Death April 9, 1996 (Age 97 years)
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Guy Welch
Birth: June 29, 1890 28 22Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas
Death: January 30, 1973, St Lucie, Florida
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Guy R Welch
Birth: September 17, 1925 35 27Illinois
Death: May 13, 2007Bradenton, Manatee, Florida

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In the 1920 US Federal Census for Minonk, Woodford, Illinois, 22-year-old New Jersey-born widow Edna [Callins] Johnson has in her household her two Illinois-born children, 3-year 4-month old Richard and one-year two month old Edna R, and her 63-year-old England-born widowed mother Mary [maiden name unknown] Callins who immigrated to the US in 1881 and was naturalized in 1888. The family is living in a house which Edna Sr owns, free of mortgage. Edna Sr and Mary are literate and speak English. No one has a profession. Edna Sr's and Mary's parents were born in England. The children's father was born in Illinois and their mother in New Jersey. in the 1930 US Federal Census for Chillicothe, Peoria, Illinois, 39-year-old Kansas-born railroad brakeman Guy Welch married 31-year-old New Jersey-born Edna R [Callins] Johnson when he was 29-years old. This is a second marriage for Edna as she was married for the first time at 17 years of age. Her two Illinois-born children by her first marriage are living with them, 13-year-old Richard Johnson and 11-year-old Ruth Johnson. Also in the household are Guy and Edna’s two Illinois-born children, 7-year-old Floyd C and 4-year 8-month old Guy. The family is living in a house Guy owns worth $3,000 at 105 Seventh and they own a radio. Guy is a veteran of WWI and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Ruth, Richard and Floyd have all attended school in the past year. Everyone in the family can read and write except 4-year-old Guy. Guy's parents were born in the United States; Edna's parents were born in England, Richard and Ruth's father was born in Illinois; Floyd and Guy's father was born in Kansas and their mother in New Jersey Ninety-seven-year-old Edna Ruth Welch, born 2 Jun 1898, died 9 Apr 1996 in St Lucie County, Florida. Her Social Security number was issued in Illinois before 1951.