Indiana McCaslins

William Butler Blake1848

Name
William Butler Blake
Birth August 1848 30 30
Birth of a brotherThomas Blake
about 1851 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterCelia Blake
about 1855 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterXantippe Blake
about 1858 (Age 9 years)
Census 1870 (Age 21 years)
MarriageLeile McCaslinView this family
June 10, 1873 (Age 24 years)
Census 1880 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Gerry Leonard Blake
December 20, 1883 (Age 35 years)
Death of a childUnknown Child Blake
before 1900 (Age 51 years)

Census 1900 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childGerry Leonard BlakeLula F BarkdallView this family
May 9, 1904 (Age 55 years)
Census 1910 (Age 61 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Blake
1913 (Age 64 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brotherJohn Blake
1913 (Age 64 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Pisgah Methodist Church Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 71756207)
Death of a sonGerry Leonard Blake
September 25, 1962 (Age 114 years)
Burial of a sonGerry Leonard Blake
after September 25, 1962 (Age 114 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Floral Park Cemetery, Garden of Serenity, Section E (Find A Grave Memorial# 55721913).
Deathyes

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 25, 1839, Jefferson, Indiana
4 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
5 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Family with Leile McCaslin - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: June 10, 1873, Jefferson, Indiana
11 years
son
child

Birth1900 US Federal Census
MarriageJefferson County, Indiana - Marriage Records 1868-1873
Census1880 US Federal Census
Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Shared note

In the 1870 US Federal Census for Graham, Jefferson, Indiana, 52-year-old Andrew Blake is a farmer with $7,500 in real estate and $2,000 in personal property. He and his 52-year-old wife Jane [Gudgel] Blake have in their household 27-year-old farm laborer George, 25-year-old farm laborer John, 22-year-old farm laborer Wm [William], 24-year-old Virginia, 19-year-old Thomas, 15-year-old Celia and 12-year-old Xantippe. Celia and Xantippe have attended school in the past year. Andrew is living next door to his sister, Aurolita [Blake] Hammons [Ammonds] and her family. and his wife Jane [Gudgel] Blakes brother, Preston Gudgel, who is married to Andrews sister America [Blake] Gudgel.

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Graham, Jefferson, Indiana, 32-year-old farmer William B Blake and his 26-year-old wife Lelie [McCaslin] are living near his brothers, John and George Blake and their families, and Lelies cousins, 65-year-old Sophie [Shrewsbury], 25-year-old Ervin [Irvin], 21-year-old Emma, and 27-year-old Collin.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Graham, Jefferson, Indiana, 51-year-old Indiana-born farmer Butler [William Butler, transcribed as Baller] and his 45-year-old Indiana-born wife Lelia M [McCaslin] Blake have been married 26-years and have had two children but only one child, 16-year-old Indiana-born farm laborer Gary L, is living. The family is literate and can speak English. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana. William owns his farm free of mortgage.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Graham, Jefferson, Indiana, 61-year-old Indiana-born farmer William O B and his 56-year-old Indiana-born wife Leilie M [McCaslin] Blake have been married 37-years and have had one child who is living. They have in their household Leilie's mother 77-year-old Indiana-born [sic] Laura V [Cole McCaslin] James, who has been married twice. She has born three children but only one is living. Everyone is literate. William owns the land, where he is doing "general farming", free of mortgage. William's parents were born in Indiana, Lella's father in Indiana and her mother in Ohio, and Laura's father was born in Indiana [sic] and her mother in Ohio [sic].