Indiana McCaslins

Ruth Esther KeeslingAge: 81 years18981980

Name
Ruth Esther Keesling
Married name
Ruth Esther Bridges
Birth December 1898 25 24
Birth of a sisterDorothy May Keesling
May 1900 (Age 17 months)
Census 1900 (Age 13 months)
Marriage of a parentEmanuel J GoodnightElla Belle WestView this family
about 1905 (Age 6 years)

Census 1910 (Age 11 years)

Census 1930 (Age 31 years)
Death of a husbandCarl Bridges
October 9, 1963 (Age 64 years)
Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a husbandCarl Bridges
after October 9, 1963 (Age 64 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Note: Crothersville Cemetery Row 26, Section D (Find A Grave Memorial# 103304273)
Death 1980 (Age 81 years)

Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Burial 1980 (on the date of death)
Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Note: Crothersville Cemetery, Row 26 Section D (Find A Grave Memorial# 103304881)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1893
14 months
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
15 months
herself
18 months
younger sister
Mother’s family with Emanuel J Goodnight - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: about 1905
Family with Carl Bridges - View this family
husband
herself
daughter
Private

Birth1930 US Federal Census
Birth1900 Federal Census
Census1900 Federal Census
DeathVernon Township Cemeteries [Jackson, Indiana]
Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
BurialVernon Township Cemeteries [Jackson, Indiana]
Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Burial

Crothersville Cemetery, Row 26 Section D (Find A Grave Memorial# 103304881)

Shared note

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana, 36-year-old Indiana-born Fremont Keesling and his 25-year-old Indiana-born wife Ella [West] Keesling have been married an unknown number of years. Ella has born seven children and five are living. These five Indiana-born children are 6-year-old Mary, 2-year-old Bertha, 1-year-old Ester and one-month-old May. The family is living in a rented house. Fremont is a carpenter who has been out of work two months of the past year. Ella is a housewife. Fremont, Ella and Mary are literate and speak English. Fremont's father was born in Indiana and his mother in Virginia. Everyone else's parents were born in Indiana.

On 15 Dec 1920, 32-year-old Carl Bridges married 23-year-old Ruth E Keesling in Kentucky. Carl's father was Benjamin F Bridges and his mother was Ella McCaslin. Ruth's father was Fremont Keesling and her mother Ella Belle West.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Crothersville, Jackson, Indiana, 41-year-old Carl Bridges and his 32-year-old wife Ruth E [Keesling] are living in a house they own at 106 East Walnut Street worth $2,800. Carl and Ruth have been married 10 years as Carl was 31- and Ruth 22-years old when they married. They own a radio. Carl is the superintendent of the water works and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Ruths parents were born in Indiana.

On 27 April 1942 when 52-year-old Carl Bridges registers for the WWII draft, he states that he and his wife Ruth [Keesling] Bridges are living at RR2 Lebanon, Boone, Indiana. They have a party line telephone (1326-2).