Indiana McCaslins

Mary Ann (Polly) ParrAge: 76 years18401916

Name
Mary Ann (Polly) Parr
Married name
Mary Ann (Polly) Alexander
Birth May 9, 1840 40 34
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a sisterSarah E Parr
about 1844 (Age 3 years)
Census 1850 (Age 9 years)
MarriageStephen Brook AlexanderView this family
August 8, 1860 (Age 20 years)
Census 1860 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#1
George A Alexander
about 1862 (Age 21 years)
Death of a fatherJames Pleasant Parr
January 30, 1864 (Age 23 years)

Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Burial of a fatherJames Pleasant Parr
after January 30, 1864 (Age 23 years)
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery, Section Pine, Row 6, Stone 5
Birth of a son
#2
Elbert Newton Alexander
September 1869 (Age 29 years)
Census 1870 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Annie E Alexander
about 1871 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Thomas R Alexander
August 3, 1873 (Age 33 years)
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Birth of a son
#5
William Alexander
October 1876 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#6
John Alva Alexander
July 11, 1880 (Age 40 years)
Census 1880 (Age 39 years)
Census 1900 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childThomas R AlexanderMyrtle GrahamView this family
about 1902 (Age 61 years)

Census 1910 (Age 69 years)
Death of a husbandStephen Brook Alexander
January 13, 1914 (Age 73 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a husbandStephen Brook Alexander
after January 13, 1914 (Age 73 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Byron-Amonita Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 100405245)
Death December 23, 1916 (Age 76 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial after December 23, 1916
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Byron-Amorita Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 100405420)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder sister
6 years
elder brother
16 months
elder brother
5 years
elder sister
2 years
herself
5 years
younger sister
Family with Stephen Brook Alexander - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: August 8, 1860, Johnson, Indiana
2 years
son
8 years
son
2 years
daughter
3 years
son
3 years
son
4 years
son
John Alva Alexander
Birth: July 11, 1880 42 40Franklin, Johnson, Indiana
Death: November 13, 1933Lovington, Moultrie, Illinois

Burial

Byron-Amorita Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 100405420)

Shared note

In the 1850 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 50-year-old North Carolina-born farmer James Parr owns $1,500 worth of real estate. He and his 44-year-old North Carolina-born wife Ellen [sic Eleanor Isreal] Parr have in their family their children, 22-year-old Martha Jane, 17-year-old farmer Johns C, 15-year-old Robert S, 12-year-old Nancy E, 10-year-old Polly Ann, and 6-year-old Sarah E. Martha Jane was born in Tennessee. The rest of the children were born in Indiana. John, Robert, Nancy and Polly Ann have attended school in the past year. The family is living next door to the Hervey McCaslin family.

In the 1860 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 26-year-old Indiana-born Robert S Parr and his 20-year-old Indiana-born wife Rachel V [Alexander] Parr were married within the year. Robert owns $200 worth of personal property, but no land. He is living next door to his North Carolina-born parents, 60-year-old James Parr and 56-year-old Ellen [sic Eleanor Isreal] Parr and his Indiana-born sisters 20-year-old Polly A and 16-year-old Sarah E. James owns $5,200 worth of real estate and $900 worth of personal property.

In the 1870 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 32-year-old Stephen B Alexander is a farmer apparently farming his father's land as he lives next door and doesn't have any real estate credited to him although he has $1,008 worth of personal property. He and his 30-year-old wife Mary [Parr] have two Indiana-born sons, 8-year-old George A and 1-year-old Elbert N

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 42-year-old Indiana-born farmer S B [Stephen Brook] Alexander and his 39-year-old Indiana-born wife Mary [Parr] Alexander have in their household their Indiana-born children, 18-year-old George A, 12-year-old Elbert, 9-year-old Annie E, 6-year-old Thomas R and 3-year-old William. Stephen's parents were born in Tennessee; Mary's father was born in North Carolina and her mother in Tennessee; the children's parents were born in Indiana.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Needham, Johnson, Indiana, 62-year-old Indiana-born Stephen Alexander and his 60-year-old Indiana-born wife Mary [Parr] Alexander have been married 39 years. Mary has born eight children and six are living. They have in their household three of these Indiana-born children, 30-year-old Elbert, 23-year-old Wilie, and 19-year-old Alva. Stephen is a farmer, Elbert is a farm laborer, Willie is a soldier and Alva is a school teacher. Stephen's parents were born in Tennessee; Mary's father was born in North Carolina and her mother in Tennessee; the children's parents were born in Indiana.

The Franklin Democrat, Friday, August 24, 1900, Volume XLI Number 8, page 1 column 3 LOCAL NEWS ITEMS A family gathering was held last Friday at the home of R. A. Alex- ander in hour of Mrs. Mary McCaslin of Topeka, Kansas. Those present were Thomas Alexander and wife, S. B Alexander and wife, Miss Maggie F. Alexander, John McCaslin, Miss Bell McCaslin, Mrs. Louisa Crewell, Mrs. Hattie Devore and daughter, Clara, and R. H. Parr.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Byron, Alfalfa, Oklahoma, 72-year-old Indiana-born Steven [sic] Alexander and his 69-year-old Indiana-born wife Mary [Parr] Alexander have been married 49 years. Mary has born eight children and six are living. Stephen is doing general farming on land he owns, free of mortgage. He has had no days out of work in the past year. Both Stephen and Mary are literate and speak English. Stephen's parents were born in Tennessee; Mary's father was born in North Carolina and her mother in Tennessee.

Also listed in Alfalfa county are Elbert Alexander and family and William P Alexander (age 33) and his wife Carrie E (age 18)