Indiana McCaslins

William R McCaslinAge: 36 years18051841

Name
William R McCaslin
Birth 1805 37 32
Note: Date of birth calculated from age at death recorded on his tombstone; 1830 and 1840 census indicates that he was born between 1800-1810.
Birth of a brotherDavid M McCaslin
1806 (Age 12 months)
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Snodgrass
1810 (Age 5 years)
Census 1810 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret McCaslin
September 28, 1811 (Age 6 years)
Note: Calculated from age at death on tombstone, but year is probably incorrect; based on the 1810 and 1850 census data, Margaret was born in 1804.
Birth of a brotherHugh McCaslin
about 1814 (Age 9 years)
Census 1820 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a brotherJames R McCaslin
September 15, 1822 (Age 17 years)
MarriageEliza WhiteView this family
October 27, 1826 (Age 21 years)
Note: Wiliiam is recorded as Caslin because of a blot over the first part of his name. They were married by Stephen Gudgel, Justice of the Peace
Birth of a son
#1
George King McCaslin
about October 21, 1827 (Age 22 years)

Note: Calculated from his age at death recorded on his tombstone; the 1840 census would indicate he was born between 1827 and 1830
Death of a fatherRobert McCaslin
before 1830 (Age 25 years)

Death of a motherNancy Snodgrass
before 1830 (Age 25 years)

Birth of a son
#2
Wesley White McCaslin
February 2, 1830 (Age 25 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1830 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Thomas Ludlow (Ludwell T) McCaslin
about 1834 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Mary Elizabeth McCaslin
February 8, 1836 (Age 31 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a brotherHugh McCaslin
March 4, 1838 (Age 33 years)
Census 1840 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#5
William Stewart McCaslin
about 1841 (Age 36 years)
Death April 12, 1841 (Age 36 years)

Note: Age at death recorded as 36 years old on his tombstone.
Burial about April 12, 1841 (on the date of death)
Note: Hurricane Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 18, 1794, Mercer, Kentucky
5 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
5 years
himself
2 years
younger brother
6 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
9 years
younger brother
Family with Eliza White - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 27, 1826, Jefferson, Indiana
1 year
son
2 years
son
5 years
son
2 years
daughter
6 years
son

Birth

Date of birth calculated from age at death recorded on his tombstone; 1830 and 1840 census indicates that he was born between 1800-1810.

Marriage

Wiliiam is recorded as Caslin because of a blot over the first part of his name. They were married by Stephen Gudgel, Justice of the Peace

Death

Age at death recorded as 36 years old on his tombstone.

Burial

Hurricane Cemetery

Shared note

In the 1810 US Federal Census for Washington County, Kentucky, Robert McCaslin has in his household, 3 males under 10 (Richard, William R and David), one male 26 through 44 (himself), one female under 10 (7-year-old Margaret), 2 females 10 through 15 (one is 14-year-old Mary) and one female 26 through 44 (his wife Nancy Snodgrass McCaslin). Robert's brother John is also recorded on this census page.

In the 1820 US Federal Census for Washington County, Kentucky, Robert McCaslin [transcribed Robt M Carttin] has in his household 3 males under 10 [Hugh is one of them], one male 10 to 16 [David], one male 16 to 18 [William], one male 16 to 26 [Richard], one male over 45 [himself], one female under 10 [Margaret], 3 females 16 to 26 [one is Mary], one female 26 to 45 [unknown], and one female over 45 [his wife Nancy Snodgrass McCaslin].

The distance between Washington County, Kentucky and Jefferson County, Indiana is approximately 100 miles; this trip takes under two hours these days, but took at least a week in the 1820's.

In the 1830 US Federal Census for Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, William McCaslin has in his household, two males under 5 (one is George King, the other is unknown), one male between 20 and 30 (himself) and one female between 20 and 30 (his wife Eliza)

In the 1840 US Federal Census for Johnson County, Indiana, William has in his household one male under 5 (unidentified), two males between 5 and 10 (Wesley and Ludlow), one male between 10 and 15 (George King), one male between 30 and 40 (himself), one female under 5 (Mary A), and one female between 30 and 40 (his wife, Eliza)

William's tombstone in Hurricane Cemetery, Needham, Johnson, Indiana reads [died] 12 Apr 1841 [aged] 36y.

Will records of Johnson County, Indiana [Abstracts] McCaslin, William R, Book A, pp 65-66 Dated 1 Mar 1842, recorded 1 August 1842 Wife Eliza My Children Sons William Stewart (the youngest), Wesley White, Thomas Ludlow (or Ludwell), George King Daughter Elizabeth Executors His wife, Eliza and Samuel Hemphill [his sister Marys husband] Witnesses Allen D Graham and John S Brown Transcribed by Lois Johnson

Johnson County Probate Order Book B, page 609 Allen D Graham was appointed the guardian of George K McCaslin, minor heir of William McCaslin deceased. Aug. 10, 1846.