Indiana McCaslins

Florence Lillian BridgesAge: 97 years18901987

Florence Lillian Bridges
Married name
Florence Lillian McCaslin
Birth May 11, 1890 32 23
Publication: 1938
Birth of a sisterEdna Adelade Bridges
April 21, 1892 (Age 23 months)
Publication: 1938
Census 1900 (Age 9 years)
Census 1910 (Age 19 years)
MarriageCecil Alexander McCaslinView this family
December 20, 1911 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a son
Max Bridges McCaslin
July 28, 1915 (Age 25 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Publication: 1938
Census 1920 (Age 29 years)
Death of a motherMary Lou Woods
June 5, 1927 (Age 37 years)

Publication: 1938
Census 1930 (Age 39 years)
Marriage of a childMax Bridges McCaslinMarjorie Marie HenleyView this family
October 13, 1938 (Age 48 years)
Census 1940 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childMax Bridges McCaslinFern Naoma BrookingView this family
July 22, 1950 (Age 60 years)
Death of a husbandCecil Alexander McCaslin
March 7, 1981 (Age 90 years)
Note: Zip code of last residence 46181
Burial of a husbandCecil Alexander McCaslin
March 10, 1981 (Age 90 years)
Note: First Mount Pleasant Cemetery, 44 and 100 W
Death of a sisterEdna Adelade Bridges
August 27, 1982 (Age 92 years)
Death June 30, 1987 (Age 97 years)
Burial July 3, 1987 (3 days after death)
Note: First Mount Pleasant Cemetery, 44 and 100 W
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: April 9, 1884, Johnson, Indiana
10 months
elder sister
15 months
elder sister
4 years
23 months
younger sister
Edna Adelade Bridges
Birth: April 21, 1892 34 25Hensley, Johnson, Indiana
Death: August 27, 1982Franklin, Johnson, Indiana
Family with Cecil Alexander McCaslin - View this family
Marriage: December 20, 1911
4 years


First Mount Pleasant Cemetery, 44 and 100 W

Shared note

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Union, Johnson, Indiana, 10-year-old Florence Bridges is living with her parents, 42-year-old Jas [James] R and 33-year-old Mary Bridges and her sisters 15-year-old Ona, 14-year-old Lola and 8-year-old Edna. Florence has attended school in the past year.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Hensley, Johnson, Indiana, 19-year-old Florence Bridges is living with her parents, 51-year-old farmerJames R and 53-year-old Mary Bridges and her youngest sister, 18-year-old Edna.

The Evening Star, Tuesday, August 29, 1916 page 3 column 6 HOPEWELL. The descendants of George and Elizabeth Alexander, held a reunuion Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George A McCaslin. About forty were present. Because of the rain, a big table was spread in a wagon shed, where a delightful pic- nic dinner was served. Those pres- ent were: Mr. and Mrs. George Mc- Caslin, Mr. and Mrs. John Z Hol- comb and daughter, Beaulah, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Hendricks, Thomas Alexander and family, Mr. and Mrs. R. N. McCaslin and daughter, Clara belle, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hamilton and son Lawrence Hugh, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil McCaslin and son Max, Mr. and Mrs. George Alexander and son, Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. McCaslin and daughter Elizabeth Louise, and Miss Belle McCaslin. Special guests were T. C. List and Mr. and Mrs. Will Chandlier and son Gordon.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Nineveh, Johnson, Indiana, 32-year-old farmer Cecil A McCaslin is living in a rented house with his 29-year-old wife, Florence L [Bridges] and 4-year 5 month old son Max B.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Nineveh, Johnson, Indiana, 42-year-old farmer C A [Cecil Alexander] McCaslin, his 39-year-old wife Florence B McCaslin and 14-year-old son Max B are living on the farm he owns. The family has a radio.

Max McCaslin and Marjorie [Henley] McCaslin are listed for a second time in the 1940 US Federal Census.

In the 1940 US Federal Census for Nineveh, Johnson, Indiana, 52-year old Indiana-born Cecil A McCaslin and his 49-year-old Indiana-born wife Florence [Bridges] McCaslin have in their household their 24-year-old Indiana-born son, Max B McCaslin and his 20-year-old wife Marjorie [Henley] McCaslin. This family is living on Trafalgar Rural Road on a farm in a house that Cecil owns, worth $4,000. Cecil has completed one year of College, Max has completed four years of college, and Florence and Marjorie have completed four years of high school. Cecil, Florence and Max were living in the same house in 1935, but Marjorie was living in rural Henry County, Indiana. Cecil is a farmer who has worked 60 hours in the week of 24-30 March 1940 and 52 week of the past year. He has no wages nor salary, but has another source of income. Max is not currently employed and is looking for a job. He has been unemployed for six weeks, but had worked thirty-eight weeks of the past year and earned a salary of $500. Max has no other source of income. Florence and Marjorie are housewives. ("United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 May 2013), Marjorie Mccaslin in household of Cecil A Mccaslin, Nineveh, Ninevah Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 41-12, sheet 13A, family 287, NARA digital publication T627, roll 1059.)

McCASLIN, Florence L. (Bridges) Date of Death: 30 June 1987 Source: Unknown, Obituary Files, Johnson County Museum of History, 30 June 1987

Active in Christian church Florence L. McCaslin Trafalgar

Lifelong Trafalgar resident Florence Lillian McCaslin, 97, died this morning at Franklin Healthcare Center, where she had been a resident for the past four years. Born May 11, 1890, in Trafalgar, she was the daughter of James Riley and Mary Louise (Woods) Bridges. She graduated from Trafalgar High School in 1909. She married Cecil Alexander McCaslin Dec. 11 1911. He preceded her in death March 7, 1961. Mrs. McCaslin was a member of the Trafalgar Christian Church where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the choir and the quilting group. She also was a charter member and twice past matron of the Trafalgar Order of Eastern Star 423. A funeral service and Eastern Star service, conducted by the Trafalgar O.E.S. 423 will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home in Franklin. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be at First Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Franklin Township with the Rev. Rebecca Nummally officiating. Survivors include a son, Max McCaslin of Princes Lakes; four step-grandchildren, 12 step great grandchildren, and 19 step-great-great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by three sisters, Ona Kelch, Lola Hunt and Edna Stout.