Indiana McCaslins

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In the 1910 US Federal Census for Galena, Cherokee, Kansas, 32-year-old Illinois-born Lee and his 26-year-old Arkansas-born wife Dicie [sic Dyca Fuller] Willbanks have been married 10 years. Dyca has borne five children, all are living. These Kansas-born children are 8-year-old Alpha, 6-year-old Jewel, 4-year-old Keith, 2-year-old Freddie and new born Mildred. The family is living in a house that Lee owns. Lee and Dyca can read, write and speak English. Lee is a laborer in a smelter. Lee's father was born in Tennessee and his mother in Illinois; Dyca's father was born in Illinois and her mother in Kentucky; the children's father was born in Illinois and their mother in Arkasas. On 1 Sep 1919, 73-year-old Mr Geo W McCaslin and 36-year-old Miss [sic] Dyca May [Fuller] Wllbanks, both of Chester, Crawford, Arkansas applied for a marriage license at the Crawford County Clerk's office. They were married the same day by P. U. Shepherd, Justice of the Peace. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Chester, Crawford, Arkansas, 72-year-old Arkansas-born George W McCaslin [transcribed McCall] and his 36-year-old Arkansas-born wife Dyca [Fuller Willbanks] McCaslin have in their household her children by Lee Willbanks, 16-year-old Jewell, 14-year-old Kenneth, 11-year-old Fred, 9-year-old Mildred, 7-year-old Doris, 6-year-old Geneva, and 3-year one-month old Herman. Also in their household is Dyca's mother, 66-year-old Illinois-born Alice [Long] Fuller. Kenneth, Fred, Mildred, Doris and Geneva have attended school in the past year. George owns the farm on which they live. He is a timber buyer. George's parents were born in Indiana; Dyca's father was born in Ohio {sic] and her mother in Illinois; the children's father was born in Illinois and their mother in Arkansas; Alice's father was born in England and her mother in Indiana. In the 1930 US Federal Census for Chester, Crawford, Arkansas, 47-year-old Arkansas-born widow Dyca McCaslin is head of a household that includes her Kansas-born children by Lee Wilbanks, 22-year-old Fred, 19-year-old Mildred, 18-year-old Doris, 16-year-old Geneva,ahd 13-year-old Herman, her Arkansas-born 9-year old daughter by George Washington McCaslin, Nadine McCaslin, and a border 57-year-old Illinois-born railroad section laborer John W Drake. All of the children have attended school in the past year. The household is living in a house that Dyca owns, worth $450. Dyca's father was born in Kentucky and her mother in Illinois; Dyca's children by Lee Wilbanks' father was born in Illinois and their mother in Arkansas; Nadine's parents were born in Arkansas; John Drake's father was born in Ohio and his mother in Illinois. Sixty-six-year-old Dyca Mae Fuller [Wilbanks] McCaslin died in the Owensville Hospital, Owensville, Gasconade, Missouri, after a 35 minute stay, at 10:30 am on 27 Jun 1951. Her death was due to acute mycarditis, as reported by Dr G H Bradly of Owensville, Gasconade, Missouri. Her usual residence was 1200 N Poplar In Wichita, Kansas. She was female, white, widowed (husband Geo. McCaslin) and born 4 Aug 1884. Her usual occupation was housework in her own home. Her parents were James Fuller and Alwilda Long. The information was her son, Kenneth Wilbanks of O'Fallon, Missouri. Removal to Wichita Park Cemetery, Wichita, Kansas was on 28 Jun 1951, funeral director Milford H H Winter. Obits from findagrave.com, contributed by Bill Pennington: Wichita Evening Eagle, Thursday, June 28, 1951, Page 6 Mrs. Dyca Mae McCaslin Mrs. Dyca Mae McCaslin, age 68, of 1200 North Poplar, died at Owensville, Mo. Wednesday, where she had gone for a visit. She was born near Chester, Ark., on August 4, 1882. In 1938 she moved to Wichita from Chester. She was a member of the Baptist church in Arkansas. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Alpha Grube, 1313 North Emporia; Mrs. Mildred Shields, 407 North Handley; Mrs. Geneva Carter, 631 Pattie; Mrs. Jewell Shepherd, and Mrs. Nadine Johnson, both of San Bernadino, Cal.; Mrs. Doris Lorts, of Bell, Mo., a son, Kenneth Wilbanks, St. Charles, Mo., 37 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren. Services will be announced later by the Cochran mortuary. Wichita Eagle, Saturday, June 30, 1951, Page 9 Funeral Notices McCASLINMrs. Dyca Mae, age 66, of 1200 N. Poplar passed away Wednesday while visiting friends in Owensville, Missouri. Services will be held Monday afternoon, July 2, at 2 p. m. in the chapel of the Cochran mortuary at 1411 N. Broadway. The Rev. A. E. Harford of the Free Methodist church will officiate. The cortege will move east on 13th St. for interment services at the Wichita Park cemetery. This is a Cochran service.
Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
Dyca Mae Fuller
August 4, 1883134Arkansas9June 27, 19516667Owensville, Gasconade, MissouriDecember 3, 2013 - 6:00:00 a.m.