Indiana McCaslins

Samuel M HemphillAge: 70 years18401910

Name
Samuel M Hemphill
Birth April 20, 1840 45 40
Note: day calculated from age at death
Census 1840
Death of a brotherJohn W Hemphill
September 3, 1843 (Age 3 years)
Death of a sisterNancy J Hemphill
April 12, 1845 (Age 4 years)

Source: S3872
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Burial of a sisterNancy J Hemphill
after April 12, 1845 (Age 4 years)
Source: S3872
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Hurricane Cemetery Section C Row 10 Stone 8
Census 1850 (Age 9 years)
Census 1860 (Age 19 years)
Census 1860 (Age 19 years)
MarriageMary E (Ella) RigginsView this family
November 7, 1869 (Age 29 years)
Note: License acquired 6 Nov 1869
Death of a motherMary (Polly) McCaslin
September 16, 1870 (Age 30 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Source: S3872
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: died aged 71 years 1 month 3 days
Burial of a motherMary (Polly) McCaslin
after September 16, 1870 (Age 30 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S3872
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Hurricane Cemetery Section C Row 11 Stone 29 (Find A Grave Memorial# 41493515)
Birth of a son
#1
Odes A Hemphill
October 2, 1870 (Age 30 years)
Census 1870 (Age 29 years)
Marriage of a parentSamuel HemphillBarbara A CharlesView this family
December 23, 1872 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Clara Adonna Hemphill
May 20, 1874 (Age 34 years)
Source: S6754
Death of a brotherJoseph Hemphill
June 14, 1878 (Age 38 years)

Birth of a son
#3
Guy Harvey Hemphill
September 2, 1878 (Age 38 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a fatherSamuel Hemphill
August 28, 1880 (Age 40 years)
Note: Also given as 27 Aug 1880 in the War of 1812 Pension papers
Census 1880 (Age 39 years)
Marriage of a childSherman Arthur BowsherClara Adonna HemphillView this family
January 11, 1896 (Age 55 years)
Source: S6744
Note: by Rev. Read at Valley School
Death of a wifeMary E (Ella) Riggins
before 1900 (Age 59 years)

Note: Samuel is recorded as a widower in the 1900 US Census for Needham, Johnson, Indiana.
Death of a sisterElizabeth Anna Hemphill
before 1900 (Age 59 years)

Note: Her husband Alexander White is recorded as a widower on the 1900 census.
Death of a brotherJames H Hemphill
July 31, 1900 (Age 60 years)
Marriage of a childOdes A HemphillFlora E ?(Hemphill)View this family
September 24, 1900 (Age 60 years)
Census 1900 (Age 59 years)
Census 1910 (Age 69 years)
Note: taken 10 Apr 1910
Death May 20, 1910 (Age 70 years)
Burial May 22, 1910 (2 days after death)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Clark Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 168780249)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 5, 1821, Mercer, Kentucky
3 years
elder brother
23 months
elder brother
17 months
elder brother
18 months
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
5 years
elder sister
2 years
himself
Father’s family with Barbara A Charles - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: December 23, 1872, Boone, Indiana
Family with Mary E (Ella) Riggins - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: November 7, 1869, Boone, Indiana
11 months
son
4 years
daughter
4 years
son
John F Taylor + Mary E (Ella) Riggins - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: after October 3, 1864, Boone, Indiana

Birth

day calculated from age at death

Marriage

License acquired 6 Nov 1869

Census

taken 10 Apr 1910

Burial

Clark Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 168780249)

Shared note

In the 1840 US Federal Census for Township not stated, Johnson, Indiana, Samuel Hemphill has in his household one male under 5 (Samuel), one male 5 & under 10 (William), one male 10 & under 15 (John W), two males 15 & under 20 (James H and Joseph), one male 40 & under 50 (himself), one female under 5 (Louisa), two females 5 & under 10 (Elizabeth A and Amanda), one female 10 & under 15 (Nancy), and one female 30 & under 40 (his wife, Mary McCaslin Hemphill).

In the 1850 US Federal Census for Pleasant, Johnson, Indiana, Samuel, a 55-year-old Tennessee-born farmer, and his wife 54-year-old Kentucky-born Mary [McCaslin] Hemphill, have in their household five of their nine Indiana-born children; James H (age 25, a farmer), William (age 20, a farmer), Elizabeth A (age 18), Louisa (age 12) and Samuel (age 10). Their oldest son, Joseph (age 26, a farmer) and his bride of less than a year, Sarah Ann (age 18) are living on adjacent property. Their daughter 16-year-old Amanda Hemphill is living next door with her uncle, 50-year-old Virginia-born Alexander White and aunt, 47-year-old Kentucky-born Margaret [McCaslin] White. The two children missing from this census are John W (died 3 Sep 1843) and Nancy J (died 12 Apr 1845).

Samuel appears to have been recorded twice on the 1860 US Federal Census; once in Pleasant, Johnson, Indiana with his family and once as part of his cousin Wesley W McCaslin's household in Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, where he is a farm laborer This was not an uncommon occurance in the 1850 to 1900 censuses.

In the 1860 US Federal Census for Pleasant, Johnson, Indiana, Samuel Hemphill is a 65-year-old Virginia-born [sic] farmer with real estate worth $1,200 and personal property worth $100. His household has shrunk to include only his 64-year-old Kentucky-born wife Mary [McCaslin], and their two youngest Indiana-born children, 22-year-old Louisa (who is listed as "domestic") and 19-year-old Samuel (who is listed as a farmer). Living next door to them are their 24-year-old [sic] Indiana-born daughter Amanda, Amanda's 24-year-old Ohio-born farmer husband Hiram Hicks, and Mary's sister Margaret McCaslin White, and Margaret's husband Alexander White.

In the 1860 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, Wesley W McCaslin, a 30-year-old Indiana-born farmer, and his 23-year-old Indiana-born wife, Malissa A (Winchester) McCaslin have in their household their Indiana-born daughters, 2-year-old Anna E and 1-year-old Ida M, and Wesley's cousin, 20-year-old [sic] Indiana-born Samuel Hemphill (son of Samuel Hemphill and Mary McCaslin) who is listed as a farm laborer. Wesley owns real estate worth $4200 and has personal property worth $800.

Samuel Hemphill is recorded in the US Civil War Registration Records enumerated in Pleasant, Johnson, Indiana during Jun 1863 as 23-years-old, single and born in Indiana.

Samuel M Hemphill married Mary E. [Riggins] Taylor on 7 Nov 1869 in Boone County, Indiana. The marriage was performed by A T Carney. Ella's maiden name was recorded incorrectly as McCaslin on Ella's daughter Clara Hemphill Bowsher's death certificate by Clara's son, Benjamin H Bowsher.

The 1870 US Federal Census for Worth, Boone, Indiana records 30-year-old, Indiana-born blacksmith Samuel Hemphill and his 24-year-old, Indiana-born wife Mary [Ella Riggins Taylor] Hemphill. Samuel owns real estate worth $2,000 and person property worth $600. He is a male over 21.

The 1880 US Federal Census for Worth, Boone, Indiana records 40-year-old, Indiana-born blacksmith Samuel Hemphill, his 30-year-old, Indiana-born wife Ella [Riggins Taylor] Hemphill, and their three Indiana-born children, 9-year-old Oda [sic Odes], 5-year-old Clara and 2-year-old Gye [sic Guy]. Odes has attended school 8 months of the past year while Clara has attended school only 7 months. Samuel's father was born in Virginia [sic] and his mother in Kentucky. Ella's parents were born in North Carolina. The children's parents were born in Indiana.

Ella [Riggins Taylor] Hemphill died before 1900 as Samuel is recorded as a widower.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Needham, Johnson, Indiana, 28-year-old, Indiana-born, O A [Odes A] Hemphhill is head of a household that contains his 23-year-old, Indiana-born brother, Guy, and their 60-year-old, Indiana-born widowed father, Samuel Hemphill. All three are blacksmiths and have no months without work. Odes owns the house they are living in free of mortgage. Everyone is literate and speaks English. Odes' and Guy's parents were born in Indiana. Samuel's father was born in Tennessee and his mother in Kentucky.

The 1910 US Federal Census for Perry, Marion, Indiana records 32-year-old Guy Hemphill, his 30-year-old wife Emma [Workman], their two children, 5-year-old Edna and 4-year-old Beyrl, and his 69-year-old father, Samuel Hemphill. Everyone was born in Indiana. Guy is renting the house from his father, Samuel. Both are independent blacksmiths (own account). All the adults are literate and speak English. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana [sic Samuel's father was born in Tennessee and his mother in Kentucky].

Samuel M Hemphill died at 8 p.m. on 20 May 1910 in Liberty, White, Indiana of asthma of years duration, contributory cause apoplexy of 3 hours duration. He was male, white, a blacksmith, aged 70-years, one-month, born in Indiana to Samuel Hemphill and an unknown mother. His wife's name was Ellen [sic] Hemphill. The informant was his son, Odes A Hemphill of Francesville R.R. 4. Samuel was buried in Clarks Cemetery 22 May 1910, undertaker A G Soonrod.