Indiana McCaslins

Mary Jane DennisAge: 48 years18831931

Name
Mary Jane Dennis
Married name
Mary Jane Norton
Birth May 4, 1883 36 43
Source: S1808
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Indiana birth record gives the date as 5 May 1883
Census 1900 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Paul Asbury Norton
April 26, 1903 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Clarence Decatur Norton
May 24, 1908 (Age 25 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Census 1910 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Mabel E Norton
April 12, 1913 (Age 29 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Asbury Norton
September 4, 1916 (Age 33 years)
Burial of a husbandWilliam Asbury Norton
September 6, 1916 (Age 33 years)
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery, Sec CD Row 6 Stone *
Death of a motherSarah Jane McCaslin
September 17, 1916 (Age 33 years)
Source: S6312
Publication: Privately published
Census 1920 (Age 36 years)
Census 1930 (Age 46 years)
Death of a fatherBenjamin H Dennis
May 14, 1931 (Age 48 years)
Source: S6312
Publication: Privately published
Marriage of a childDale CampbellMabel E NortonView this family
June 20, 1931 (Age 48 years)
Occupation
1920 Farmer; 1930 Ironer in laundry

Death November 5, 1931 (Age 48 years)
Burial after November 5, 1931
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery, Section CD, Row 6, Stone 8
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 24, 1873, Johnson, Indiana
22 months
elder brother
8 years
herself
Family with William Asbury Norton - View this family
husband
herself
son
daughter
Private
son
5 years
daughter

Birth

Indiana birth record gives the date as 5 May 1883

Burial

Greenlawn Cemetery, Section CD, Row 6, Stone 8

Shared note

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 17-year-old Mary J Dennis is living with her parents, Benjamin and Sarah J [McCaslin] Dennis, while her brother David [Luther], and his family are living next door.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 26-year-old Mary [Dennis] and her 27-year-old husband William Norton are living at 773 Madison Street with their children, 6-year-old Paul, 4-year-old Elsie and 3-year-old Clarence. Mary has borne four children but only three are living.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 36-year-old widowed Mary [Dennis] Norton and her four children, 16-year-old Paul, 14-year-old Elsie,12-year-old Clarence and 6-year-old Mabel, are living in a mortgaged house on Martinsville Road. Mary is listed as doing general farming with the help of her sons. All four children have attended school in the past year. Marys brother Luther [David Luther] and his family are living one residence away.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 48-year-old widowed Mary [Dennis] Norton and her 17-year-old yougest daughter Mabel are living in a house worth $2500 which they own. They do not have a radio. Both are employed and have worked the previous day, Mary as an ironer in a laundry and Mabel as a garment cutter.

Mary Jane Dennis Norton, born 5 May 1883 in Indiana, died 3 Nov 1931 and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Section CD, Row 6, Stone 8 next to her husband, William Asbury Norton.