Indiana McCaslins

Fred Grant PolkAge: 80 years18791960

Name
Fred Grant Polk
Birth July 3, 1879 41 41
Census 1880 (Age 5 months)
MarriageJessie LuysterView this family
March 1, 1905 (Age 25 years)
Census 1910 (Age 30 years)
Census 1920 (Age 40 years)
Census 1930 (Age 50 years)
Death of a wifeJessie Luyster
March 28, 1952 (Age 72 years)
Death June 22, 1960 (Age 80 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 23, 1859, Gibson, Indiana
2 years
elder sister
8 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
4 years
himself
Family with Jessie Luyster - View this family
himself
wife
Jessie Luyster
Birth: April 14, 1879 23 23Franklin, Johnson, Indiana
Death: March 28, 1952Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee
Marriage: March 1, 1905, Johnson, Indiana

Birth1910 US Federal Census
Census1880 US Federal Census
Marriage1910 US Federal Census
Marriage1930 Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
Census1930 Federal Census
DeathTennessee Death Records Index 1849-2009
Shared note

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Brookston, White, Indiana, 42-year-old Indiana-born tile manufacurer Wm [sic] F and his 42-year-old Indiana-born housewife wife Cordelia A [McMullen] Polk have in their household their Indiana-born children 19-year-old Effie M, 12-year-old farm laborer Vessie T, 10-year-old Frank, 7-year-old Minnie Grace, 4-year-old Burr H and 2-year-old Fred. Effie has attended school five months of the past year, Vessie and Frank have attended school six months of the past year and Minnie Grace has attended school three months of the past year. William's and Cordelia's fathers were born in Kentucky and their mothers in Indiana; the children's parents were born in Indiana.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Alpine, Chattooga, Georgia, 27-year-old Indiana-born Fred G and his 24-year-old Indiana-born wife Jessie [Luyster] Polk have been married five years and have had no children. They are living in a house that Fred owns, free of mortgage. Fred is working for a crate manufacturing company. Fred and Jessie can read, write and speak English. Their parents were born in Indiana.

On 12 Sep 1918, when 39-year-old Fred Grant Polk registers for the WWI draft, he states that his permanent home address is 3402 Chamberlin, E Chattamooga, Tennessee, that he was born 3 Jul 1879 [1878 is written over], and he is a white, native born US citizen. Fred is a self employed "lumber manufacturer" and his nearest relative is his wife Jessie Polk of 3402 Chamberlin, E Chattanooga, Tennessee. His description is short, medium build with brown eyes. He is bald. He has no physical limitations which would prohibit military service.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, 41-year-old [sic] Indiana-born Fred G and his 39-year-old [sic] Indiana-born wife Jesse [sic] [Luyster] Polk are living in a rented house at 3402 Chamberlain Ave. Fred is a lumberman and the owner of a sawmill. Jessie has no employment. They can read, write and speak English. Their parents were born in Indiana.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, 51-year-old [sic] Indiana-born Fred G and his 50-year-old [sic] Indiana-born wife Jessie [Luyster] Polk were married when he was 26- and she was 25-years old. They are living at 2706 North Chamberlain Ave, in a house that Fred owns worth $6,500. They have a radio. Fred is the manager of a lumber company which he owns and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Fred has not served in the military. Fred and Jessie can read, write and speak English. Their parents were born in Indiana.

Eighty-one year old widower Fred G Polk died on 22 Jun 1960 in Hamilton County, Tennessee, which was also his place of residence. His file number for this information is 18353.