Indiana McCaslins

Margaret A GilchristAge: 83 years18281912

Name
Margaret A Gilchrist
Married name
Margaret A McCaslin
Birth July 22, 1828 25 16
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a maternal grandmotherEleanor Voorhies
April 8, 1831 (Age 2 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S5322
Burial of a maternal grandmotherEleanor Voorhies
after April 8, 1831 (Age 2 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Pioneer Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 28521325)
Birth of a brotherJames Gilchrist
about 1832 (Age 3 years)
Death of a motherCharlotte King
May 17, 1843 (Age 14 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a motherCharlotte King
after May 17, 1843 (Age 14 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Pioneer Park Cemetery
Marriage of a parentEli GilchristRachel DemareeView this family
October 26, 1846 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a half-brotherGeorge W Gilchrist
1848 (Age 19 years)
MarriageDavid A McCaslinView this family
March 13, 1849 (Age 20 years)
Note: Margaret's last name is recorded as Gillcreese on her marriage record.
Birth of a half-sisterHarriet Ellen Gilchrist
about April 1850 (Age 21 years)
Note: calculated from age (4 months) at time the census was taken
Census 1850 (Age 21 years)
Death of a fatherEli Gilchrist
October 1854 (Age 26 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a fatherEli Gilchrist
October 1854 (Age 26 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Pioneer Park Cemetery
Birth of a son
#1
Alonzo J McCaslin
August 22, 1855 (Age 27 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1856 (Age 27 years)
Census 1860 (Age 31 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge Wasson King
June 26, 1868 (Age 39 years)
Source: S5322
Burial of a maternal grandfatherGeorge Wasson King
after June 26, 1868 (Age 39 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery-tombstone states that he was 86 years and 5 months old when he died. (Find A Grave Memorial# 16225165)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Charlotte O (Lottie) McCaslin
January 1869 (Age 40 years)
Census 1880 (Age 51 years)
Census 1885 (Age 56 years)
Death of a husbandDavid A McCaslin
October 27, 1889 (Age 61 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a husbandDavid A McCaslin
after October 27, 1889 (Age 61 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Evergreen Cemetery, Plot: Old.P.007 (Find A Grave Memorial# 119381857)
Census 1895 (Age 66 years)
Census 1900 (Age 71 years)
Census 1910 (Age 81 years)
Death March 1, 1912 (Age 83 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial after March 1, 1912
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Evergreen Cemetery, Plot: Old.P.007 (Find A Grave Memorial# 119381997)
Religion
Presbyterian

Source: S1909
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
herself
4 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Rachel Demaree - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: October 26, 1846
2 years
half-brother
2 years
half-sister
Family with David A McCaslin - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: March 13, 1849, Johnson, Indiana
6 years
son
Alonzo J McCaslin
Birth: August 22, 1855 27 27, Jefferson, Iowa
Death: January 21, 1932Red Lodge, Carbon, Montana
13 years
daughter

Marriage

Margaret's last name is recorded as Gillcreese on her marriage record.

Burial

Evergreen Cemetery, Plot: Old.P.007 (Find A Grave Memorial# 119381997)

Shared note

David and Margret (Gilchrist) McCaslin's grandfathers, David Wasson McCaslin and George King were half-brothers, which makes them half second cousins, perhaps.

In the 1850 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 22-year-old Indiana-born farmer David A McCaslin has $1,600 in real estate. He is living with his 21-year-old Indiana-born wife. Margaret [Gilchrist] McCaslin one farmstead away from his first cousin once removed, David Wason McCaslin.

David and Margaret (Gillcrist) McCaslin were dismissed from the First Presbyterian Church of Franklin on 17 Sep 1854, which must be close to the date that they moved to Iowa.

In the 1856 Iowa State Census for Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, 27-year-old Indiana-born farmer David A McCaslin has two acres in oats (yield 67 bushels) and 300 acres in corn (yield 700 bushels). He has no livestock. He is a native voter and is in the militia. He and his 26-year-old Indiana-born wiife Margaret E [Gilchrist] have one child, 1-year-old Iowa-born Alonzo.

In the 1860 US Federal Census for Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, 32-year-old David N [A] McCaslin and his 31-year-old wife Margaret (Gilchrist) McCaslin have in their household their 4-year-old son, Alonzo and her 28-year-old farmer brother, James W Gilcrest [Gilchrist].

In the 1870 US Federal Census for Buchanan, Jefferson, Iowa, 42-year-old David McCastlin [McCaslin] and his 41-year-old wife Margret [Margaret] (Gilchrist) McCaslin have two children, 14-year-old Elonso [Alonzo] and 1-year-old Sharlot [Charlotte].

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Buchanan, Iowa, 52-year-old farmer David A and his 51-year-old wife Margaret (Gilchrist) McCaslin have in their household their children, 24-year-old farmer Alonzo and 11-year-old Charlotte O. and their 19-year-old servant girl, Alice V Trout.

In the 1885 Iowa State Census for Buchanan, Jefferson, Iowa, 57-year-old David A McCaslins farm is in Township 72, Range 9, Section 33 SE SW. He and his 56-year-old wife Margaret [Gilchrist] have in their household their children, 27-year-old farmer Alonzo and 15-year-old C.C [Charlotte]. Alonzo and Charlotte were born in Jefferson county, Iowa, and their parents in Indiana.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Fairfield, Buchanan, Iowa, Margaret E McCaslin is a 71-year-old head of household widow who owns her house free and clear of mortgage. She has borne two children and both are living with her, 44-year-old Alonzo and 31-year-old Charlotte.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Fairfield, Buchanan, Iowa, Margaret E McCaslin is a 71-year-old head of household widow who is living in a rented house at 105 East Biggs with her daughter, 38-year-old [she's fibbing, she's 42] daughter, Lottie E. [Charlotte]. Margaret has borne two children and both are living, but I haven't been able to find Alonzo on this census.

Margaret E (Gilchrist) McCaslin, born 22 Jul 1828 in Indiana, died 2 Mar 1912 in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa and was buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa (Memorial ID 119381997).