Indiana McCaslins

Austin Reat (Bert) JamesAge: 76 years18691946

Name
Austin Reat (Bert) James
Birth July 1869 32 23
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Tombstone in the Graham Presbyterian Church gives his birth year as 1859
Census 1870 (Age 6 months)
Birth of a sisterMamie L James
July 7, 1872 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterMinnie Z James
1876 (Age 6 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1880 (Age 10 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherEmily Shepherd
October 2, 1881 (Age 12 years)
Burial of a paternal grandmotherEmily Shepherd
after October 2, 1881 (Age 12 years)
Note: Hopewell Cemetery
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mildred Dorris James
April 27, 1898 (Age 28 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherEnoch W James
September 2, 1900 (Age 31 years)
Burial of a paternal grandfatherEnoch W James
after September 2, 1900 (Age 31 years)
Note: Hopewell Cemetery
Census 1900 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Floyd Austin James
September 28, 1903 (Age 34 years)
Death of a brotherHoward James
May 28, 1907 (Age 37 years)

Death of a sisterMamie L James
February 25, 1908 (Age 38 years)

Burial of a sisterMamie L James
after February 25, 1908 (Age 38 years)
Note: Graham Presbyterian Church
Census 1910 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Donald O James
October 8, 1911 (Age 42 years)
Death of a fatherThomas S James
June 16, 1916 (Age 46 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a fatherThomas S James
after June 16, 1916 (Age 46 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Graham Presbyterian Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 80521203)
Death of a motherMariah Walton
May 2, 1917 (Age 47 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a motherMariah Walton
after May 2, 1917 (Age 47 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Graham Presbyterian Church (Find A Grave Memorial# 80521210)
Marriage of a childCharles Amos GrahamMildred Dorris JamesView this family
March 31, 1920 (Age 50 years)
Census 1920 (Age 50 years)
Census 1930 (Age 60 years)
Death of a brotherFred Harmon James
February 5, 1936 (Age 66 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brotherFred Harmon James
after February 5, 1936 (Age 66 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Riverview Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 82145197)
Census 1940 (Age 70 years)
Occupation
1900 Farmer; 1910 House Carpenter;1920-30 Farmer

Death 1946 (Age 76 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial 1946 (on the date of death)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Graham Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 80521662)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
22 months
himself
3 years
younger sister
5 years
younger sister
Family with Lockey Olivia Shepherd - View this family
himself
wife
daughter
son
Private
son
8 years
son

Birth

Tombstone in the Graham Presbyterian Church gives his birth year as 1859

Burial

Graham Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 80521662)

Shared note

In the 1870 US Federal Census for Montgomery, Jennings, Indiana, 33-year-old Indiana-born farmer Thomas James owns $500-worth of real estate and $1,500-worth of personal property. He and his 26-year-old Indiana-born wife Maria [Walton] James have in their household their Indiana-born children, 5-year-old Howard, 3-year-old Harmon and 10-month-old Reat. Howard is the only child who has attended school in the past year. Thomas is a male citizen of 21 years or upwards.

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Lovett, Jennings, Indiana, 43-year-old Indiana-born Thomas S James and his 37-year-old Indiana-born wife Mariah S [Walton] James have in their household their Indiana-born children, 15-year-old Howard, 13-year-old Harmon, 10-year-old Austin B [sic], 7-year-old May and 5-year-old Minnie. All of the children except Minnie have attended school in the past year. Thomas is farming, Mariah is keeping house and Howard is a farm laborer. Thomas' father was born in Kentucky and his mother in Indiana. Everyone else's parents were born in Indiana.

On 16 Jun 1894 at the Jennings County Courthouse, Austin R James and Lockie [sic] Shepherd apply for a marriage license. They are married the same day by Theodore W McCoy, Presbyterian Minister.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Lovett, Jennings, Indiana, 30-year-old farmer Austin R James and his 25-year-old wife Olivia [Lockey Olivia Shepherd] James have been married six years. They have had three children but only one, 2-year-old Mildred is living.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Lovett, Jennings, Indiana. 40 year old carpenter Austin R James and his 35-year-old wife Lockey O [Shepherd] James have been married for 15 years. In their household are their children, 11-year-old Mildred V, 8-year-old Earnest P and 6-year-old Austin F Jr, and Lockeys 61-year-old father, James L Shepherd who has no profession listed and is not head of household. Lockey has borne four children and three are living.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Lovett, Jennings, Indiana, 50-year-old farmer A R [Austin R] James and his 44-year-old wife Sockey O [Lockey O Shepherd] James have in their family their children, 21-year-old Mildred, 18-year-old Paul E [Earnest Paul], 16-year Floyd A [Austin Floyd] and 8-year-old Donald. The family is living on a mortgaged farm.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Lovett, Jennings, Indiana, 60-year-old farmer A R [Austin R] James married his wife 55-year-old Lockey O Shepherd when he was 24 and she was 19. In their household are their two youngest children, 27-year-old Paul [Ernest Paul] and 18-year-old Donald. The family has a radio and is living on a farm that Austen owns free of mortgage.

In the 1940 US Federal Census for Lovett, Jennings, Indiana, 70-year-old Indiana-born farmer A R [Austin R] James and his 64-year-old Indiana-born wife Lockey O [Shepherd] James have in their household two of their Indiana-born sons, 38-year old Paul and 28-year-old Donald. The family is living in a house that Austin owns, worth $700. They are living on a farm. They were living in the same house in 1935. Austin, Lockey and Paul have completed eighth grade. Donald completed four years of high school. Austin and Donald are farmers who have worked 52 weeks of the past year. Lockey is a housewife who has worked 52 weeks of the past year. Paul is a laborer in a canning factory who has worked 30 weeks of the year, and earned $325. No one has outside income.