Indiana McCaslins

Joline F HightAge: 78 years19282007

Joline F Hight
Married name
Joline F Burgess
Birth August 18, 1928 26 20
Note: Calculated from age when the 1930 US Federal Census was taken.
Census 1930 (Age 16 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert Emmett McCaslin
October 4, 1940 (Age 12 years)
Burial of a maternal grandfatherRobert Emmett McCaslin
after October 4, 1940 (Age 12 years)
Note: Lowe Cemetery
Census 1940 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherClara Ann Rawls
July 15, 1971 (Age 42 years)
Death of a fatherFrazier Robert (Robert F) Hight
September 5, 1975 (Age 47 years)
Death of a motherSylvia A McCaslin
May 21, 1977 (Age 48 years)
Death of a brotherDelbert Brewford Hight
December 24, 1978 (Age 50 years)
Death July 1, 2007 (Age 78 years)
Burial July 6, 2007 (5 days after death)
Note: Gridley-Biggs Cemetery
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elder brother
Delbert Brewford Hight
Birth: September 15, 1925 23 17Arkansas
Death: December 24, 1978Marysville, Yuba, California
3 years
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Calculated from age when the 1930 US Federal Census was taken.


Gridley-Biggs Cemetery

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In the 1930 US Federal Census for South Fork, Montgomery, Arkansas, 28-year-old Arkansas-born Frazier R and his 21-year-old Arkansas-born wife Silva [sic] McCaslin Hight were married when he was 21- and she was 15-years old [sic]. They have in their household their Arkansas-born children, 4-year 6-month old Delbert D [sic] and one-year 9-month old Joline F. The family is living in a rented house, for which Frazer pays $2.00 a month rent. They do not own a radio. Frazer and Sylvia can read, write and speak English. Frazer is a log cutter in a lumber mill and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. He has not served in the military. Everyone's parents were born in Arkansas.

The 1940 US Federal Census for Cedar, Scott, Arkansas records 37-year-old, Arkansas-born Frazier Hight, his 31-year-old, Arkansas-born wife Sylvia [McCaslin] Hight and their Arkansas-born children, 14-year-old Delbert, 11-year-old Jolene, 9-year-old Arnold, 7-year-old Mary Helen, and 5-year-old Freddie. The family is living in a rented farmhoue for which they pay $4 a month. The family was living in the town of Garland, Arkansas in 1935. Frazier has completed 6th grade. Sylvia has completed the 8th grade. Delbert has completed 5th grade. Jolene has completed 4th grade, Arnold has completed 3rd grade. Mary Helen has completed 1st grade. Freddie has not attended school. Frazier is employed as a laborer for the Kansas City-Southern Railroad, has worked 44 hours in the past week and 40 weeks of the past year, earning $540. Sylvia is a housewife who is not looking for work. Delbert is a student who is not looking for work. No one has an outside source of income.

Jolene F [Hight] Burgess, born 18 Aug 1928, died 1 Jul 2007 in Gridley, Butte, California 95948. She applied for her Social Security Number in California in 1952.

Obituary - 4 Jul 2007 Jolene F. Burgess, 78, of Gridley died July 1, 2007, at her residence. Born in Crystal Springs, Ark., she was a longtime Mid-Valley resident. She worked as a home health caregiver for many years and was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Gridley. Survivors include two sons, James Burgess and Joel Burgess, both of Yuba City; a daughter, Janice Stamm of Dallas, Texas; two brothers, Bob Hight and Fred Hight, both of Yuba City; a sister, Mary Poss of Linda; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Delbert Hight. Services: Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel in Gridley. A graveside service is at 10 a.m. Friday at Gridley-Biggs Cemetery, followed by a memorial celebration at the First Baptist Church, 100 Vermont St., Gridley. Pastor Rick Cunningham will officiate.