Indiana McCaslins

Merle Hannah (Myrtle) McCaslinAge: 80 years18991979

Name
Merle Hannah (Myrtle) McCaslin
Married name
Merle Hannah (Myrtle) Amick
Birth November 25, 1899 40 35
Education
1910 attending school

Census 1900 (Age 37 days)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth J (Betsey) Muster
February 13, 1906 (Age 6 years)
Source: S5419
Burial of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth J (Betsey) Muster
February 15, 1906 (Age 6 years)
Source: S5419
Note: Graham Presbyterian Cemetery
Death of a maternal grandmotherMaria Olive Brown
August 13, 1907 (Age 7 years)
Note: Nelson Cemetery
Death of a maternal grandfatherAbraham Osborn Stout
February 1, 1908 (Age 8 years)
Note: Nelson Cemetery
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Olive (Olive Elizabeth) McCaslin
September 30, 1910 (Age 10 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1910 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Cecil Waldron Amick
October 20, 1919 (Age 19 years)
Census 1920 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Richard Warren Amick
March 24, 1921 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Lowell Wayne Amick
August 6, 1924 (Age 24 years)

Death of a sonLowell Wayne Amick
April 6, 1926 (Age 26 years)

Birth of a daughter
#4
LaJenna Jane Amick
June 24, 1926 (Age 26 years)

Death of a daughterLaJenna Jane Amick
March 19, 1928 (Age 28 years)

Census 1930 (Age 30 years)
Death of a fatherGeorge Seaton (Teal) McCaslin
February 2, 1936 (Age 36 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a fatherGeorge Seaton (Teal) McCaslin
after February 2, 1936 (Age 36 years)
Source: Re: McCaslin
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Hillcrest Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 34142045
Census 1940 (Age 40 years)
Death of a brotherMorton Ralph (Mort) McCaslin
August 18, 1952 (Age 52 years)
Burial of a brotherMorton Ralph (Mort) McCaslin
August 21, 1952 (Age 52 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Vernon Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 14209180
Death of a motherLaura Alice Stout
May 23, 1957 (Age 57 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a motherLaura Alice Stout
after May 23, 1957 (Age 57 years)
Source: Re: McCaslin
Note: Hillcrest Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 34142077
Death of a brotherFrank Mark McCaslin
April 22, 1961 (Age 61 years)

Burial of a brotherFrank Mark McCaslin
after April 22, 1961 (Age 61 years)
Note: Hillcrest Cemetery
Death of a husbandCecil Childs Amick
May 1969 (Age 69 years)
Death of a sisterElizabeth Olive (Olive Elizabeth) McCaslin
January 6, 1973 (Age 73 years)
Burial of a sisterElizabeth Olive (Olive Elizabeth) McCaslin
after January 6, 1973 (Age 73 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Hillcrest Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 39668925)
Death December 19, 1979 (Age 80 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 23, 1882, Jefferson, Indiana
13 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
5 years
elder brother
Otis C McCaslin
Birth: March 12, 1895 35 30, Jennings, Indiana
Death: April 14, 1898, Jennings, Indiana
5 years
herself
11 years
younger sister
Family with Cecil Childs Amick - View this family
husband
herself
son
17 months
son
3 years
son
23 months
daughter
daughter
Private
daughter
Private

Shared note

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, 41-year-old George McCaslin and his 35-year-old wife Laura [Stout] have been married 17 years. Laura has borne five children, but only four are living, 16-year-old Gertrude, 13-year-old Frank, 10-year-old Mort, and 6-month old Myrtle. George is a farmer who rents the land he farms.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for North Vernon, Jennings, Indiana, 51-year teamster George S McCaslin and his 42-year-old wife Laura have been married 27 years. Laura has borne five children and four are still living but only two are living with them, 22-year-old odd job man Frank, and 10-year-old school girl Merle [recorded as Myrtle on the 1900 census]. Also in their household is a boarder, 35-year-old odd job man William Foga.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Center, North Vernon, Jennings, Indiana, 22-year-old Indiana-born Cecil and his 20-year-old Indiana-born wife, Merl [Merle McCaslin] Amick [transcribed Auirck] and their 11 month-old Indiana-born son Cecil are living in a rented house next door to Merles parents, George S and Laura [Stout] McCaslin. Cecil is listed as having no employment.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, 33-year-old Indiana-born automobile salesman Cecil C and his 30-year-old Indiana-born wife Merle H [McCaslin] Amick have been married 12 years since they married when Cecil was 21 and Merle was 18 years old. They have in their household their children, 10-year-old Indiana-born Waldron [Cecil Waldron], 9-year-old Indiana-born Warren [Richard Warren] and 2-month old Michigan-born Betty L. The family is living in a house they rent for $30 a month at 8831 Kolb Avenue. They have a radio. Waldron and Warren have attended school in the past year. Everyone but baby Betty can read, write and speak English. Cecil has worked on the preceding day. He is a veteran of WWI. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana.

In the 1940 US Federal Census for Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, 43-year-old Indiana-born automobile salesman Cecil and his 40-year-old Indiana-born wife Merle [McCaslin] Amick have in their household their children, 20-year old Waldron, 19-year-old Warren, 10-year-old Betty Lou and 7-year-old Alice Louise. Waldron and Warren were born in Indiana, whereas Betty Lou and Alice Louise were born in Michigan. The family is living at 6246 Sheridan Ave in a rented house for which Cecil pays $35 a month. They were living in Detroit [same place] in 1935. Cecil and Waldron have completed four years of high school, Merle has completed the eighth grade, Betty Lou has completed fourth grade and Alice Louise has completed first grade. Cecil is employed as a car salesman, has worked 99 hours in the week of 24-30 March 1930, has worked 52 weeks of the past year and has earned $1,513. He has no income other than wages or salary. Merle is a housewife and is not looking for work. Waldron is a clerk in a WPA office, has worked 16 weeks in past year, was out of work 40 weeks of the past year and has earned $260. He has no income other than wages or salary. Warren was a welder in a sheet metal factory, is currently unemployed (out of work for 12 weeks of the past year), did work 35 weeks in the past year, and is looking for work. He has no income other than wages or salary. Betty Lou and Alice are attending school. This information is given by Merle.

When Merle McCaslin Amick died on 19 Dec 1979, she was 80 years old, having been born on 25 Nov 1899 in Indiana. She was living in San Diego, San Diego, California 92129 at the time of her death. Merle had applied for her Social Security Number in Michigan before 1951.