Indiana McCaslins

Flora Sarah DevoreAge: 64 years18841949

Name
Flora Sarah Devore
Married name
Flora Sarah Parr
Birth July 15, 1884 22 26
Birth of a brotherThomas Alexander Devore
October 16, 1888 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherCarmel Judson Devore
August 21, 1896 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterMable G Devore
March 1898 (Age 13 years)
Note: given as Mar 1900 in the Family Bible Records of Johnson County Indiana
Census 1900 (Age 15 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas Henry Alexander
October 29, 1901 (Age 17 years)
Source: S1926
Burial of a maternal grandfatherThomas Henry Alexander
October 31, 1901 (Age 17 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery, Section Payn, Row 14, Stone 1 (Find A Grave Memorial# 82133866)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah (Sally) McCaslin
April 30, 1902 (Age 17 years)
Source: S1926
Burial of a maternal grandmotherSarah (Sally) McCaslin
May 2, 1902 (Age 17 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Greenlawn Cemetery, Section Payn, Row 14, Stone 1 (Find A Grave Memorial# 82133866)
MarriageIra Emerson ParrView this family
August 13, 1903 (Age 19 years)
Note: also given as Sep 1902 in the Family Bible Records of Johnson County Indiana
Death of a sisterMable G Devore
August 1909 (Age 25 years)

Census 1910 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Harold Winifred (Doc) Parr
July 23, 1914 (Age 30 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1920 (Age 35 years)
Death of a motherMargaret Emily Alexander
October 26, 1929 (Age 45 years)

Census 1930 (Age 45 years)
Death of a fatherJudson J Devore
May 15, 1931 (Age 46 years)
Census 1940 (Age 55 years)
Death June 30, 1949 (Age 64 years)

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 26, 1883
10 months
herself
4 years
younger brother
8 years
younger brother
19 months
younger sister
Family with Ira Emerson Parr - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: August 13, 1903, Shelby, Indiana
11 years
son

Marriage

also given as Sep 1902 in the Family Bible Records of Johnson County Indiana

Shared note

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 42-year-old Margaret E [Alexander] Devore and her husband 37-year-old Judson Devore have been married 15 years. They have had four children, 15-year-old Flora S, 11-year-old Thomas A, 2-year-old Carmel J and 1-year-old Mable B, and all four are living.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Needham, Johnson, Indiana, 27-year-old Indiana-born farmer Ira Parr and his 25-year-old Indiana-born wife Flora [Devore] Parr have been married six years. Flora has borne no children. They have in their household Ira's 75-year-old Indiana-born father. Everyone is literate and speaks English. Ira's and Flora's parents were born in Indiana; Robert's father was born in North Carolina and his mother in Virginia.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 37-year-old farmer Ira Parr owns a motgaged farm on "Union Road East (and others)". He and his 35-year-old wife Flora [Devore] Parr have an adoped 5-year-old son named Harold.

The Franklin Evening Star, Friday, August 19, 1921, page 3 column 6 SIXTY PEOPLE AT REUNION OF ALEXANDER FAMILY


Sixty people were present at the Alexander family reuinion which was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Parr Thursday. After a bountiful basket dinner was served the following officers were elected for the ensuing year: President, Mrs. Mary Hamblen; vice-president, Mrs. Hattie Holcomb: and secretary and treasurer, Miss Nancy Todd. Robert Parr, 87 years of age is the oldest living member of the family and he was present at the reunion.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Union, Johnson, Indiana, 47-year-old Ira Parr is farming rented land. He married his 45-year-old wife Flora [Devore] when he was 21 and she 19-years old. Their 15-year-old adopted son Harold has attended school in the past year. The whole family can read and write.

In the 1940 US Federal Census for Hensley, Johnson, Indiana, 57-year-old, Indiana-born famer Ira Parr and his wife Flora D [Devore] Parr have in their household a 16-year old, Indiana-born lodger, Roscoe Buchanan. This household is living on Black Top Road in a rented farmhouse, worth $400. Ira has completed seventh grade. Flora has completed eighth grade. Roscoe is attending school and has completed one year of High School. Ira and Flora were living in the same house in 1935. Roscoe was living in Wabash, Indiana. Ira is self-employed and is not looking for work. Flora is a housewife and is not looking for work. Ira has no salary nor wayes, but has a source of other income.