Indiana McCaslins

Lella McCaslinAge: 90 years18681958

Name
Lella McCaslin
Married name
Lella Norton
Birth January 22, 1868 33 25
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Source: S4378
Note: The 1900 US Census gives Lella's birthplace as Kentucky which is incorrect.
Census 1870 (Age 23 months)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary (Polly) Sellers
September 20, 1871 (Age 3 years)
Burial of a paternal grandmotherMary (Polly) Sellers
after September 20, 1871 (Age 3 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 32033017)
Death of a paternal grandfatherDavid Wason McCaslin
November 1, 1873 (Age 5 years)
Note: at his residence, 1.5 miles west of Franklin on the Franlin and Trafalgar road
Burial of a paternal grandfatherDavid Wason McCaslin
November 2, 1873 (Age 5 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 32031930)
Birth of a sisterMary Augusta (Gussie) McCaslin
August 5, 1877 (Age 9 years)
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Death of a brotherInfant McCaslin
September 24, 1879 (Age 11 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brotherInfant McCaslin
after September 24, 1879 (Age 11 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 142165805)
Census 1880 (Age 11 years)
Death of a motherMinerva Jane Lowe
October 27, 1881 (Age 13 years)

Burial of a motherMinerva Jane Lowe
after October 27, 1881 (Age 13 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 32033184)
MarriageStrawder Dean (Strawther, Stroder) NortonView this family
September 21, 1899 (Age 31 years)
Census 1900 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Clarence Charles Norton
July 6, 1903 (Age 35 years)
Death of a sonClarence Charles Norton
July 11, 1903 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherDavid A McCaslin
August 23, 1903 (Age 35 years)
Burial of a fatherDavid A McCaslin
after August 23, 1903 (Age 35 years)
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 39618923)
Census 1910 (Age 41 years)
Census 1920 (Age 51 years)
Death of a sisterJulia Alice (Alice) McCaslin
April 5, 1928 (Age 60 years)
Source: S2726
Publication: Alexander Hamilton Chapter, DAR (Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 1952)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a sisterJulia Alice (Alice) McCaslin
after April 5, 1928 (Age 60 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 39618955)
Census 1930 (Age 61 years)
Death of a husbandStrawder Dean (Strawther, Stroder) Norton
August 23, 1940 (Age 72 years)

Burial of a husbandStrawder Dean (Strawther, Stroder) Norton
after August 23, 1940 (Age 72 years)
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery, Section E Row 10 Stone 17 (Find A Grave Memorial# 77516316)
Death May 6, 1958 (Age 90 years)
Source: S4378
Source: S7148
Burial after May 6, 1958
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery, Section E Row 10 Stone 17 (Find A Grave Memorial# 77516470)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 21, 1863, Johnson, Indiana
2 years
elder sister
2 years
herself
10 years
younger sister
brother
Family with Strawder Dean (Strawther, Stroder) Norton - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: September 21, 1899, Johnson, Indiana
4 years
son
Strawder Dean (Strawther, Stroder) Norton + Letta (Lettie) Ransdell - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage:
step-daughter
3 years
step-son

Birth1900 US Federal Census
BirthFamily Bible records of Johnson County, Indiana and a collection of family records compiled from family Bibles and other sources
BirthFind a Grave
BirthS3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
BirthS4378
Census1870 US Federal Census
Census1880 US Federal Census
MarriageIndiana Marriages 1845-1920, Marriage Records 1875 - 1901
Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
DeathS4378
DeathS7148
BurialFind a Grave
BurialS3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Birth

The 1900 US Census gives Lella's birthplace as Kentucky which is incorrect.

Burial

Greenlawn Cemetery, Section E Row 10 Stone 17 (Find A Grave Memorial# 77516470)

Shared note

Also spelled Lillie in the 1880 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana.

In the 1870 census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, David McCaslin has married Minerva [Minerva Jane Lowe] and they have two daughters, 4-year-old Julia A, and 2-year-old Lilly. He owns real estate valued at $5,600 and personal property valued at $1,320. Both he and Minerva can read but not write.

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, David McCaslin is a 46 year-old farmer. In his household are his wife, 39-year-old Jane M [Minerva Jane Lowe], and daughters, Alice (age 14), Lillie (age 12) and Mary A (age 2) Alice and Lillie have attended school in the past year.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 31-year-old Kentucky-born Strather [sic] and his second wife, 32-year-old Kentucky-born [sic] Lella [McCaslin] Norton have been married less than a year and have had no children. They have in their household an 11-year-old Kentucky-born daughter of his first marriage to Lettie Ransdell, Burtna. [sic She is Una Bertner Norton]. Una has attended school nine months of the past year. Everyone can read, write and speak English. Stroder is farming rented land. Stroder's parents were born in Kentucky; Lella's parents were born in Indiana; Una's parents were born in Kentucky.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, Stroder is entered as S D Norton. He is a farmer and has been married to Lella for 10 years. Lella has borne one child but none are living so their son, Clarence, died before the date of this census.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 51-year-old Indiana-born Stroder Norton is a Caretaker of Livestock. He and his 51-year-old Indiana-born wife Lella [McCaslin] Norton are renting in the same building as 34-year-old Indiana-born Chester and his 31-year-old Indiana-born wife Edna L [McCaslin] Dugan. Chester is a vulcanizer for the rubber works. Edna and Lella are cousins. Everyone is literate.Strother's, Lella's and Chester's parents were born in Indiana; Edna's father was born in Indiana and her mother in Missouri.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 61-year-old Kentucky-born Stroder Nortons first name is now recorded Strauder. He and his 61-year-old Indiana-born wife Lella [McCaslin] Norton were married when both were 30-years old. They are living at 116 S Jackson in a house he owns, worth $2,400.He is a self-employed laborer who does Odd Jobs. He has not worked on the last regularly scheduled work day and has not served in the military. Stroder's parents were born in Kentucky; Lella's parents were born in Indiana.

Lella McCaslin Norton, born 1868, died 1958 and is buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Section E Row 10 Stone 17 next to her husband Stroder Norton.

Terre Haute Tribune, Rockport, Parke, Indiana, May 7, 1958, page 2 DEATHS MRS, LELLA NORTON ROCKVILLE. Ind., May 7 (Special)Mrs. Lella Norton, 90 years old, R. R. 1, Rockville, died at 6:10 o'clock Tuesday morning. She formerly resided at Franklin and was a member of the Presbyterian Church there. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Carl Sheek of the Rockville, one niece and one nephew. The body was taken to the Barnes Mortuary where friends may call. Graveside Services will be held at the Greenlawn cemetery at Franklin, Ind. with the Rev. John F. Williams officiating.