Indiana McCaslins

Clarence Huber KingAge: 60 years18851946

Name
Clarence Huber King
Birth October 18, 1885 26 23
Source: S5336
Publication: Brant & Fuller (Chicago, Illinois 1886)
Birth of a sisterLulu Berne King
November 18, 1886 (Age 13 months)
Birth of a brotherOrie E King
1888 (Age 2 years)

Death of a motherMary A McCaslin (McCasland)
1892 (Age 6 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a motherMary A McCaslin (McCasland)
1892 (Age 6 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Uniontown Cemetery, Sec A Row 3 (Find A Grave Memorial# 125717619)
Marriage of a parentWilliam Henry KingEdith Belle FitchView this family
June 13, 1895 (Age 9 years)
Death of a brotherOrie E King
October 31, 1897 (Age 12 years)

Census 1900 (Age 14 years)
Census 1910 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Elizabeth (Mary Beth) King
October 9, 1914 (Age 28 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Ann Kinnear
February 10, 1919 (Age 33 years)
Note: Indiana Deaths database gives Elizabeths death date as 13 Feb 1919
Burial of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Ann Kinnear
after February 10, 1919 (Age 33 years)
Note: Crothersville Cemetery, Row 18 Section E
Census 1920 (Age 34 years)
Death of a sisterBessie Myrtle King
April 12, 1923 (Age 37 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a sisterBessie Myrtle King
after April 12, 1923 (Age 37 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Old Coffee Creek Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 29235601)
Death of a fatherWilliam Henry King
December 30, 1925 (Age 40 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a fatherWilliam Henry King
after December 30, 1925 (Age 40 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Uniontown Cemetery, Sec A Row 3 (Find A Grave Memorial# 125717212)
Census 1930 (Age 44 years)
Census 1940 (Age 54 years)
Death April 2, 1946 (Age 60 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial April 4, 1946 (2 days after death)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Crown Hill Cemetery, Sec 32, Lot: 348 (Find A Grave Memorial# 45931447)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 21, 1883, Jackson, Indiana
9 months
elder sister
14 months
himself
13 months
younger sister
Lulu Berne King
Birth: November 18, 1886 27 24Vernon, Jackson, Indiana
Death: December 7, 1971Seymour, Jackson, Indiana
2 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Edith Belle Fitch - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: June 13, 1895, Jackson, Indiana
Family with Ruth Ella Bassett - View this family
himself
wife
daughter
son
Private
daughter
Private

Burial

Crown Hill Cemetery, Sec 32, Lot: 348 (Find A Grave Memorial# 45931447)

Shared note

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Vernon, Jackson, Indiana, 41-year-old, Indiana-born William H King and his 33-year-old, Indiana-born second wife Edith B [Fitch] King have been married four years. Edith has born no children. They have in their household William's Indiana-born children by his marriage to his first wife, Mary McCasland King, 15-year-old Bessie H, 14-year-old Clarence H, and 13-year-old Lulu B. Bessie, Clarence and Lulu have attended school six months of the past year. Everyone is literate and speaks English. William is a farmer who owns the land he is farming, but it has a mortgage. William's father was born in Kentucky and his mother in Germany. Everyone else has parents born in Indiana.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana, 24-year-old, Indiana-born Clarence H King is a boarder in the residence of James W and Ocea A Carmicheal. He is white, single and employed as a railroad telegrapher. Clarence is literate and speaks English. His parents were born in Indiana.

Clarence H King and Ruth Ella Bassett apply for a marriage licence in Bartholomew County, Indiana on 19 Jun 1912. Clarence is a telegrapher, a resident of Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana, born 18 Oct 1885 in Jackson County, Indiana, and his parents are William King and Mary McCaslen [sic]. Ruth is a student and a resident of Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana, born 20 Feb 1894 in Bartholomew County, Indiana, and her parents are George M Bassett and Laura Minor. They marry 20 Jun 1912, officiator L F Dimmit.

On 12 Sep 1918, when 32-year-old Clarence Huber King registered for the WWI Draft, he states that his home address is 1806 N New Jersey, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. He was born 18 Oct 1885. He is an insurance agent for Metro Life, Merchants b, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. His nearest relative is his wife, Ruth B King of the New Jersey address. Clarence's description is medium height and build, with grey eyes and brown hair.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, 34-year-old, Indiana-born Clarance [sic] H King and his 25-year-old, Indiana-born wife Ruth B [Bassett] King have in their household their Indiana-born children, 5-year-old Mary Beth and 3-year-old Billy George. Clarence and Ruth are literate and speak English. Clarence is a clerk for the telephone company. Everyone's parents are born in Indiana.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, 42-year-old, Indiana-born Clarence H King and his 35-year-old, Indiana-born wife Ruth B [Bassett] King were married when he was 26- and she was 18-years-old. They have in their household their Indiana-born children, 15-year-old Mary Beth, 13-year-old George W [Billy George in 1920] and 10-month-old Ruth. The family is living at 1950 Broadway Street in a house that Clarence owns, worth $4,500. They do not have a radio. Mary Beth and George have attended school in the past year. Everyone except baby Ruth is literate. Clarence is the state representitive for the Union Labor News. He has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. He has not served in the military. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana.

In the 1940 US Federal Census for Indiana, Center Township, Marion, Indiana, 53-year-old, Indiana-born Clarence H King and his wife, 46-year-old, Indiana-born Ruth B [Bassett] King have in their household their three Indiana-born children, 25-year-old Mary Beth [King] Ferry, 23-year-old George W King and 10-year-old Ruth Anne King, Mary Beth's husband, 32-year-old George Martin Ferry, and a lodger, 32-year-old, Indiana-born Herbert W Meyers. The household is living at 501 Sutherland in a rented house, for which Clarence pays $30 a month. Clarence has completed three years of high school. Ruth B has completed four years of high school as has George King, Mary Beth and her husband George Ferry. Ruth Ann has completed fourth grade. Herbert Meyers has completed three years of college. Everyone was living in the same place in 1935 except Herbert Meyer, who was living in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. Clarence is employed as the owner/operator of the Keystone Sandwich Shop, has worked 84 hours in the past week and 52 weeks in 1939. He earned $950. Ruth B King is a housewife who is not looking for work. George W King is a helper in the Sandwich Shop, has worked 84 hours in the past week and 52 weeks in 1939. He earned $850. George Martin Ferry is a draftsman for the Indiana State Highway Commission, has worked 40 hours in the past week and 50 weeks in 1939. He earned $1,760. Mary Beth [King} Ferry worked in the "filing dept" of the US Treasury for 38 weeks in 1939, earning $850. She is currently looking for work. Herbert Meyer worked as a writer for the WPA for 32 weeks in 1939, earning $968. He is currently looking for work. No one has an outside source of income.

On 22 Apr 1942, when 56-year-old Clarence Huber King registers for the WWII Draft, he states that his mailing address is 501 Sutherland Ave, Indiana, Marion, Indiana. His telephone number is WA 6176. He was born 18 Oct 1885. He gives the address of his business, Keystone Sandwich Shop, 4102 No Keytone Street as the person who will always know his address. His description is white, 5 ft 8 in, 154 pounds, with blue eyes, gray hair and a light complexion.