Indiana McCaslins

Margaret Emily AlexanderAge: 71 years18581929

Name
Margaret Emily Alexander
Married name
Margaret Emily Devore
Birth April 8, 1858 29 29
Education
Can read, write and speak English

Census 1860 (Age 20 months)
Birth of a sisterSarah E (Alice) Alexander
August 8, 1861 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth (Betsy) Sellers
August 24, 1862 (Age 4 years)
Source: S28
Publication: Brant & Fuller (Chicago, Illinois 1888)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Judge Banta gives her death as occuring in Sept 1860
Burial of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth (Betsy) Sellers
after August 24, 1862 (Age 4 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, Burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, Section Pine, Row 7, Stone 8 (Find A Grave Memorial# 9533014 )
Birth of a brotherGeorge L Alexander
July 1863 (Age 5 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a sisterHattie Alexander
October 22, 1865 (Age 7 years)
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Birth of a brotherBaby Son Alexander
June 12, 1869 (Age 11 years)

Death of a brotherBaby Son Alexander
June 15, 1869 (Age 11 years)

Census 1870 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherGeorge Alexander
August 23, 1873 (Age 15 years)
Source: S1866
Publication: Brant & Fuller (Chicago, Illinois 1888)
Burial of a paternal grandfatherGeorge Alexander
after August 23, 1873 (Age 15 years)
Source: S3955
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Buried in Hopewell Cemetery Section C Row 19 Stone 12 (Find A Grave Memorial# 82417042)
Census 1880 (Age 21 years)
MarriageJudson J DevoreView this family
September 26, 1883 (Age 25 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Flora Sarah Devore
July 15, 1884 (Age 26 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherAlexander McCaslin
April 2, 1888 (Age 29 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Date of death given as 11 Apr 1888 on Alexanders tombstone
Burial of a maternal grandfatherAlexander McCaslin
after April 2, 1888 (Age 29 years)
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, Section Pine, Row 7, Stone 8 (Find A Grave Memorial# 9533012)
Birth of a son
#2
Thomas Alexander Devore
October 16, 1888 (Age 30 years)
Death of a sisterSarah E (Alice) Alexander
January 7, 1889 (Age 30 years)

Birth of a son
#3
Carmel Judson Devore
August 21, 1896 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Mable G Devore
March 1898 (Age 39 years)
Note: given as Mar 1900 in the Family Bible Records of Johnson County Indiana
Census 1900 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherThomas Henry Alexander
October 29, 1901 (Age 43 years)
Source: S1926
Burial of a fatherThomas Henry Alexander
October 31, 1901 (Age 43 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery, Section Payn, Row 14, Stone 1 (Find A Grave Memorial# 82133866)
Death of a motherSarah (Sally) McCaslin
April 30, 1902 (Age 44 years)
Source: S1926
Burial of a motherSarah (Sally) McCaslin
May 2, 1902 (Age 44 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery, Section Payn, Row 14, Stone 1 (Find A Grave Memorial# 82133866)
Marriage of a childIra Emerson ParrFlora Sarah DevoreView this family
August 13, 1903 (Age 45 years)
Note: also given as Sep 1902 in the Family Bible Records of Johnson County Indiana
Death of a daughterMable G Devore
August 1909 (Age 51 years)

Census 1910 (Age 51 years)
Census 1920 (Age 61 years)
Death of a sisterMary Elizabeth Alexander
April 26, 1926 (Age 68 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a sisterMary Elizabeth Alexander
after April 26, 1926 (Age 68 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Plot: Sec Payn Row 17 Stn 8 (Find A Grave Memorial# 49016531)
Death October 26, 1929 (Age 71 years)

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 15, 1853
4 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
21 months
herself
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
Family with Judson J Devore - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: September 26, 1883
10 months
daughter
4 years
son
8 years
son
19 months
daughter

Shared note

In the 1860 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 32-year-old Thomas H Alexander and his 31-year-old wife Sarah (McCaslin) Alexander and their two children, 6-year-old Mary E and 2-year-old Margaret E are living next door to her brother John McCaslin and John's wife Martha J (Alexander) McCaslin who is Thomas' sister.

In the 1870 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 42-year-old Thomas H Alexander and his 41-year-old wife Sarah have in their household their children, 16-year-old Mary E, 12-year-old Margaret E, 8-year-old Sarah E [Alice], 7-year-old George and 4-year-old Hattie. John and Martha McCaslin are no longer living next door.

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, Margaret is living with her parents and siblings. The census takes seems to have been confused as Margaret is recorded as Mary E, but her sister, Mary E, is in the household, and the age for the second Mary matches the age of Margaret 10 years earlier.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 42-year-old Margaret E [Alexander] Devore and her husband 37-year-old Judson Devore have been married 15 years. They have had four children, 15-year-old Flora S, 11-year-old Thomas A, 2-year-old Carmel J and 1-year-old Mable B, and all four are living.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Needham, Johnson, Indiana, 47-year-old farmer Judson and his 50-year-old wife Maggie E [Margaret Elizabeth Alexander] Devore have been married 26 years. They have had four children, one (Mabel) has died and one, 12-year-old Carmel, is still at home. Judson owns the land he farms although it is mortgaged.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Needham, Johnson, Indiana, 56-year-old Judson Devore is still doing "General Farming." He and his 61-year-old wife Margaret [Alexander] Devore are living next door to their son 23-year-old Carmel J, their 24-year-old daughter-in-law Edith and their grandchildren, 3-year 8-month old Wanetta and one-year and 7-month old Herschel.