In the 1900 US Federal Census for Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, 44-year-old Indiana-born widow Hester M [Spicer] McInnes has born four children and all are living. Three of them are living with her. These Indiana-born children are 13-year-old Agnes E, 12-year-old Nellie S and 11-year-old James W. The family is living in a house that Hester owns , free of mortgage. Hester has no occupation listed. Everyone can read write and speak English. The children have attended school 5-months of the past year. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana.