Indiana McCaslins

William David (David) McCaslinAge: 49 years18251874

Name
William David (David) McCaslin
Birth January 18, 1825 31 30
Birth of a brotherRichard Thomas Henry (Thomas H) McCaslin
October 4, 1826 (Age 20 months)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a sisterMargaret Eveline McCaslin
March 25, 1828 (Age 3 years)

Source: S2434
Death of a sisterMargaret Eveline McCaslin
before 1830 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a brotherJohn Finley Crowe McCaslin
January 24, 1830 (Age 5 years)
Census 1830 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherHarvey Strawther McCaslin
October 30, 1831 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy Caroline McCaslin
September 22, 1835 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterMinerva Catherine (Catherine) McCaslin
August 30, 1837 (Age 12 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a sisterMariah M McCaslin
August 25, 1840 (Age 15 years)
Census 1840 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherDavid Wasson McCaslin
December 17, 1850 (Age 25 years)
Publication: Brant & Fuller (Chicago, Illinois 1888)
Burial of a paternal grandfatherDavid Wasson McCaslin
after December 17, 1850 (Age 25 years)
Note: McCaslin Cemetery; Findagrave Memorial # 31624145
Census 1850 (Age 24 years)
MarriageEmily Savannah (Emma) FishView this family
December 4, 1859 (Age 34 years)
Note: Williams last name is recorded as McCasland and Emily as Emily Savannah Fish on their marriage record.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Flowrella McCaslin
about February 1860 (Age 35 years)
Note: She was 5 months old when the census was taken in 1860.
Census 1860 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
America Ann McCaslin
October 13, 1862 (Age 37 years)
Burial of a sisterMinerva Catherine (Catherine) McCaslin
after April 2, 1863 (Age 38 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Graham Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 80512442)
Death of a sisterMinerva Catherine (Catherine) McCaslin
April 12, 1863 (Age 38 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a fatherRichard McCaslin
May 17, 1863 (Age 38 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a fatherRichard McCaslin
after May 17, 1863 (Age 38 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Graham Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 31623867)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Josinah (Josie) McCaslin
February 18, 1867 (Age 42 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Also given as Mar 1867 in the 1900 US Federal Census
Census 1870 (Age 44 years)
Death February 3, 1874 (Age 49 years)
Burial after February 3, 1874
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Graham Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial #80520880)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 21, 1814, Shelby, Kentucky
16 months
elder brother
19 months
elder sister
17 months
elder sister
18 months
elder sister
20 months
elder sister
17 months
elder brother
22 months
himself
21 months
younger brother
18 months
younger sister
22 months
younger brother
21 months
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
23 months
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Family with Emily Savannah (Emma) Fish - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 4, 1859, Jefferson, Indiana
3 months
daughter
3 years
daughter
4 years
daughter

Marriage

Williams last name is recorded as McCasland and Emily as Emily Savannah Fish on their marriage record.

Burial

Graham Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial #80520880)

Shared note

In the 1830 US Federal Census for Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, Richard McAslon [McCaslin] has in his household two males under five years of age [Richard Thomas Henry and John Finley C], two males of five and under 10 [George Seaton and William David], one male of 15 and under 20 [James G], and one male of thirty and under forty [himself], one female of five and under ten [Esther Shilladay], three females of ten and under fifteen [Eliza Jane, Elizabeth Ann and Lucy Gaines] and one female of thrity and under forty [his wife Nancy Sledd McCaslin].

In the 1840 US Federal Census for Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, Richard McAslin [McCaslin] has in his household one male between 5 and 10 years [Harvey Strawther], two males between 10 and 15 years [John Finley C, Richard Thomas Henry], two males between 15 and 20 years [William David, George Seaton], one male between 40 to 50 years [himself], two females under 5 years [Minerva Catherine, Nancy Caroline], one females between 15 to 20 years [Esther Shilladay], two females between 20 to 30 [Eliza Jane, and Elizabeth Ann. Lucy Gaines has married William J McClelland in 1839] and one between 40 and 50 years [Nancy Sledd McCaslin].

In the 1850 US Federal Census for Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, 56-year-old farmer Richard McCasland [McCaslin] owns $5,400 worth of property. He and his 55-year-old wife Nancy [Sledd] have in their household their children, 33-year-old Eliza J, 28-year-old Esther, 25-year-old cooper David, 24-year-old cooper Richard, 20-year-old cooper John, 18-year-old farmer Harvey, 14-year-old Caroline, 13-year-old Minerva, and 10-year-old Marie, and 17-year-old cooper James Newkirk (relationship to the McCaslins is unknown). Harvey, Caroline, Minerva and Maria have all attended school in the past year. Eliza and Esther were born in Kentucky and David and the younger children were born in Indiana, which would indicate that the family moved to Indiana after 1822 but before 1825.

In the 1860 US Federal Census for Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, 35-year-old farmer, W.D. [William David] McCaslin, his wife 22-year-old Emily [Fish] McCaslin and their 5-month old daughter Florella are living with his parents, 66-year-old Richard McCaslin and 65-year-old wife Nancy [Sledd] McCaslin, and two of his sisters, 33-year-old Nancy (Caroline) and 19-year-old Mariah.

In 1862, Lancaster Township, Jefferson, Indiana Militia Enrollment shows 32-year-old farmer H S [Harvey Strawther] McCaslin and his brother 37-year-old farmer Dav W [William David] McCaslin. They are among the healthy members of the militia, about half of the adult males are ailing with everthing from stiff hip, weak chest, to fits and chronic diarrhea.

On his death on 17 May 1863, Richard left a legacy of $70 apiece to his children, James, Elizabeth [Eliza Jane], George, Lucy, Esther F [sic], John, David [William David], Thomas [Richard Thomas Henry], Strawder [sic Harvey Strawther], Nancy, Maria [Mariah] and Elizabeth A. This was taxed at 1% as an excise tax in August of 1864 by the Federal Government.

In the 1870 US Federal Census for Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, 45-year-old farmer W. D. McCaslin has $7,300 worth of real estate and $1,385 worth of personal property. He and his 32-year-old wife Emily have in their household their three daughters, 10-year-old Florella, 7-year-old America and 3-year-old Josiahah[? Josie]. William and his family are living next door to the household of his mother, Nancy [Sledd] McCaslin and near that of his brother, H. S. [Harvey Strawther] McCaslin

William died on 3 February 1874

Abstracts of Jefferson County, Indiana Wills: McCaslin, William D. (Book B-124) Will Written 14 Jan. 1874 Recorded 24 Mar. 1874. My wife, Emily S. McCaslin one third. Children: Flowrella McCaslin, $100, America McCaslin, $00 bonds [sic], Jasimah McCaslin [sic], $400. Wife appointed guardian of children until they become of age. Wife to be executor.