Ruth CosandAge: 93 years1913–2006
- Ruth Cosand
- Married name
- Ruth McCaslin
|Birth|| March 18, 1913 21 24|
Source: 1930 US Federal Census
|Census|| 1920 (Age 6 years)|
Source: 1920 US Federal Census
|Death of a mother||Alice Wilson|
before 1930 (Age 16 years)
|Census|| 1930 (Age 16 years)|
Source: 1930 US Federal Census
|Marriage||Robert Hugh McCaslin — View this family|
May 6, 1939 (Age 26 years)
|Death of a husband||Robert Hugh McCaslin|
August 21, 1970 (Age 57 years)
Source: California Death Index
|Burial of a husband||Robert Hugh McCaslin|
after August 21, 1970 (Age 57 years)
Note: West Side District Cemetery (MEMORIAL ID 130505586)
|Death|| August 2, 2006 (Age 93 years)|
|Burial|| after August 2, 2006|
Note: Westside District Cemetery (MEMORIAL ID 130505626)
|Family with parents|
Carl Davenport Cosand
Birth: September 15, 1891 — Arkansas
Birth: about 1889
Death: before 1930
|Family with Robert Hugh McCaslin|
Robert Hugh McCaslin
Birth: May 23, 1919 16 18 — Arkansas
Death: August 21, 1970 — Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California
Marriage: May 6, 1939 — , Sebastian, Arkansas
Westside District Cemetery (MEMORIAL ID 130505626)
1n the 1920 US Federal Census for Hartford, Sebastian, Arkansas, 28-year-old Arkansas-born Carl D Cosand and his 21-year-old Kansas-born wife Alice [Wilson] Cosand have in their household their Arkansas-born children, 6-year-old Ruth, 5-year-old Mabel and 2-year 10 month-old Carl T. The family is living in a house on Third Street. Ruth and Mabel have attended school in the past year. Carl D and Allice are literate and speak English. Carl is a coal miner. Carl's parents were born in Illinois; Alice's parents were born in England; the children's father was born in Arkansas and their mother in Kansas.
In the 1930 US Federal Census for Hartford, Sebastian, Arkansas, 38-year-old Arkansas-born Carl Cosand is a widower who was married when he was 20 years old. He has in his household his Arkansas-born children, 17-year-old Ruth, 15-year-old Mabel and 12-year-old Carl Jr. The family is living on Maple Street for which Carl pays $5 a month in rent. They do not have a radio. Carl is illiterate. Ruth, Mabel and Carl Jr have attended school in the past year and are literate. Everyone speaks English. Carl is a coal miner and has not worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. He has not served in the military. Carl's parents were born in Illinois; the children's father was born in Arkansas and their mother in Kansas.
On 6 May 1939, Robert McCaslin signed a marriage bond for $100 stating that Robert McCaslin and Ruth Cosand, both of Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, would marry within sixty days of the date of the bond. He then signed an affidavit stating that Ronert [sic] McCaslin, having arrived at the age of twenty years, and Ruth Cosand, having arrived at the age of twenty-four years [sic she's 26], are now single, unmarried, and can legally contract marriage. A marriage license was issued to Mr Robert McCaslin, age twenty, and Mrs [sic] Ruth Cosand, age twenty-four, both of Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas by the Sebastian County Deputy Clerk Jenny Bell. Robert and Ruth were married the same day by Rev Don Bias [?].
On the 1958 Kern County [California] Voter Registration List for Ford No 3 District, page 308, Robert H McCaslin and Mrs. Ruth McCaslin are recorded as living at 620 Taylor Street, Taft, Kern, California. They are Democrats.
On the Bakersfield, Kern County [California] Voter Registration list for the 8 Nov 1960 General Election, Robert H McCaslin and Mrs. Ruth McCaslin are recorded as living at 321 Oleander Ave. He is a Democrat and she is a Republican. However, a Mrs Ruth McCaslin is recorded as a Democrat and as still living at 620 Taylor Street, Taft Kern, California.
Ruth [Cosand] McCaslin, born 18 Mar 1913, died 2 Aug 2006. Her last address of record was Tehachapi, Kern, California 93561, She had applied for her Social Security number in California in 1973.