Indiana McCaslins

Alice Amelia BesseAge: 63 years18691932

Name
Alice Amelia Besse
Married name
Alice Amelia Iliff
Birth March 1869
Birth of a son
#1
Charles M (Sam) Iliff
August 1891 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Lawence King Iliff
May 24, 1893 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Austin A Iliff
December 11, 1895 (Age 26 years)
Death of a childUnknown Child Iliff
before 1900 (Age 30 years)

Birth of a son
#4
Ludd George Iliff
May 1900 (Age 31 years)
Census 1900 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#5
James Frederick Iliff
November 10, 1908 (Age 39 years)
Census 1910 (Age 40 years)
Census 1920 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childAustin A IliffEdna May ReedView this family
June 1, 1927 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childLudd George IliffSabina M PampelView this family
about 1929 (Age 59 years)

Death September 17, 1932 (Age 63 years)
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James Frederick Iliff
Birth: November 10, 1908 39 39Indiana
Death: September 19, 1993Rensselaer, Jasper, Indiana
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Birth1900 US Federal Census
Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
NameJasper County, Indiana Deaths
DeathJasper County, Indiana Deaths
Shared note

Alice's maiden name of Besse is recorded on her son, Charles' death certificate.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Jordan, Jasper, Indiana, 30-year-old farmer George R and his 31-year-old wife Alice A [Besse] Iliff have been married 10 years and have had five children, of whom four are living, 8-year-old Charles, 7-year-old Lawrence, 4-year-old Austin and a 1-month old baby boy whose name is not certain. The census taker has crossed out Paul and written Lad [Ludd] above it. Also in this household is 27-year-old George M Bessie [Besse], the hired hand. Charles and Lawrence have attended school in the past year and can read and write as can all of the adults. George owns his farmstead but with a mortgage.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Jordan, Jasper, Indiana, 40-year-old farmer George R and his 41-year-old wife Alice A [Besse] Iliff have been married 20 years and have had eight children, of whom seven are living, 18-year-old laborer Charles, 16-year-old Lawrence, 14-year-old Austin, 9-year-old Ludd, 6-year-old Irene, 3-year-old Lucille, and one-year-old James. Austin, Ludd and Irene have attended school in the past year. George is farming mortgaged acreage.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Jordan, Jasper, Indiana, 50-year-old Indiana-born farmer George R and his 50-year-old Illinois-born wife Alice A [Besse] Iliff have in their household their Indiana-born children 28-year-old farm laborer Charles M, 26-year-old baker Lawrence K, 24-year-old farm laborer Austin A, 19-year-old farm laborer Ludd G, 16-year-old school girl Irene A, 13-year-old school girl Lucile A, 11-year-old school boy Jim F, and 7-year-old school girl Evlin [Evelyn]. Everyone in the family can read, write and speak English. George is farming mortgaged acreage.