Indiana McCaslins

Ora Frances McCaslinAge: 96 years18911987

Name
Ora Frances McCaslin
Married name
Ora Frances Amberg
Birth October 20, 1891 26 23
Birth of a brotherLeigh Spires McCaslin
December 14, 1895 (Age 4 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1900 (Age 8 years)
Census 1905 (Age 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Calvin McCaslin
April 14, 1908 (Age 16 years)
Burial of a paternal grandfatherJohn Calvin McCaslin
April 15, 1908 (Age 16 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Elmwood Cemetery Block 9, Lot 11, Spaces 5-8 and Lot 12, Spaces 5-8 (Find A Grave Memorial# 81983963).
Census 1910 (Age 18 years)
MarriageTheodore William AmbergView this family
February 11, 1927 (Age 35 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherCaroline Louisa (Carrie) Sellers
February 20, 1927 (Age 35 years)
Note: She was having her widows pension sent to 15 S Western Street, Chanute, Kansas at the time of her death
Burial of a paternal grandmotherCaroline Louisa (Carrie) Sellers
after February 20, 1927 (Age 35 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Elmwood Cemetery Block 9, Lot 11, Spaces 5-8 and Lot 12, Spaces 5-8 (Find A Grave Memorial# 81983952)
Birth of a son
#1
Theodore William Amberg
December 18, 1927 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#2
John McCaslin Amberg
March 6, 1929 (Age 37 years)
Census 1930 (Age 38 years)
Death of a motherSusan Malinda (Sue) Spires
1938 (Age 46 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Her husband, Otis McCaslin, is recorded as a widower in the 1940 Census
Burial of a motherSusan Malinda (Sue) Spires
1938 (Age 46 years)
Note: Memorial Park Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 159785150)
Census 1940 (Age 48 years)
Death of a fatherOtis Grant McCaslin
1948 (Age 56 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a fatherOtis Grant McCaslin
1948 (Age 56 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Memorial Park Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 159785126)
Death of a brotherLeigh Spires McCaslin
November 18, 1953 (Age 62 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brotherLeigh Spires McCaslin
after November 18, 1953 (Age 62 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Memorial Park Cemetery, Section 29, Lot 204, Space 3 (Find A Grave Memorial# 107388074)
Death of a husbandTheodore William Amberg
before 1963 (Age 71 years)

Publication: R. L. Polk & Co. Publishers (Kansas City, 1963)
Note: His wife, Ora McCaslin Amberg is listed as a widow in "Polk's Mission (Johnson County, Kansas) City Directory 1963".
Occupation
1910 Stenographer for insurance company

Death October 24, 1987 (Age 96 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 24, 1890Parsons, Labette, Kansas
16 months
herself
4 years
younger brother
Family with Theodore William Amberg - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: February 11, 1927
10 months
son
15 months
son

Shared note

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Argentine, Wyandotte, Kansas, 35-year-old Indiana-born tinner Otis G and his 31-year-old Illinois- born wife Sue [Spires] McCaslin have been married 9 years and have had three children, two are living. These two are their 8-year-old Kansas-born daughter Ora F. and their 4-year-old Kansas-born son Leigh. The family is living at 19 North Ninth. Otis and Sue can read write and speak English. Ora has attended school in the past year.

In the 1905 Kansas State Census for Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, 40- year old O G [Otis Grant] McCaslin and his 36-year-old wife Sue [Spires] have in their household their13-year-old daughter Ora and 9-year-old son Leah [Leigh].

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, 44-year-old Otis McCaslin and his 41-year-old wife Susan [Spires] have been married 19 years. They have had three children but only two are living, their 18-year-old daughter Ora and 14-year-old son Leigh. Otis is a metal worker for a railroad, Susan is a self-employed seamstress, Ora is a stengographer for an insurance company and Leigh is attending school.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Mission, Johnson, Kansas, 45-year-old Illinois-born Theodore W and his 37-year-old Kansas-born wife Ara [sic] M [Ora McCaslin] Amberg were married when he was 42- and she was 34-years old [abt 1927]. They have in their household their Kansas-born children, 2-year 3-month old Theodore W Jr and one-year-old John M. The family is living in a rented house at 1811-50th Street, for which Theodore pays $40 a month rent. They have a radio. Theodore Sr is the sales manager of a wheel factory and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. He has served in the military in WWI. Theodore Sr and Ora can read, write and speak English. Theodore Sr's father was born in Wisconsin and his mother in Illinois; Ora's father was born in Indiana and her mother in Illinois; the children's father was born in Illinois and their mother in Kansas.

In the 1940 US Federal Census for Mission, Johnson, Kansas, 55-year-old Illinois-born Theodore W and his 47-year-old Kansas-born wife Ora M [McCaslin] Amberg have in their household their Kansas-born children, 12-year-old Theodore [Jr] and 11-year-old John M. The family is living in a rented house at 1811 West 50th for which Theodore pays $65 a month. They were living in the same house in 1935. Theodore [Sr] and Ora have completed high school. Theodore [Jr] has completed sixth grade and John has completed 5th grade. Both have attended school in the past year. Theodore is employed as a lawyer for a law firm, has worked 40 hours in the past week and 50 weeks in the past year, earning a salary of $5,000. Ora is a housewife who is not looking for work. Neither has an outside source of income.

In "Polk's Mission (Johnson County, Kansas) City Directory 1963", Ora M Amberg, widow of Theo W [sic], is a city clerk whose residence is in Westwood Hills at 2105 W 50th.

Ora M Amberg applied for her Social Security Number in Kansas in 1973.

Ninety-six-year-old Ora M [McCaslin] Amberg, born 20 Oct 1891 in Kansas, died 24 Oct 1987 in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California 90277. The 1940-2000 California Death index gives her father's surname as McCaslin and her mother's maiden name as Spires.