Indiana McCaslins

Erta May McCaslin (McCasland)Age: 82 years18731955

Name
Erta May McCaslin (McCasland)
Married name
Erta May Lewellyn
Birth February 26, 1873 20 20
Source: Find a Grave
Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Note: Given as Feb 1877 in the 1900 US Federal Census for Vernon, Jackson, Indiana
Marriage of parentsLevi Butler McCaslin (McCasland)Elizabeth Francis (Francis) CongdonView this family
May 14, 1873 (Age 2 months)
Note: Married by Caleb Robbins, Justice of the Peace.
Birth of a brotherAlberty McCaslin (McCasland)
May 9, 1875 (Age 2 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Death of a brotherAlberty McCaslin (McCasland)
July 28, 1876 (Age 3 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brotherAlberty McCaslin (McCasland)
after July 28, 1876 (Age 3 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Keith Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 105694131)
Birth of a brotherEarly Murray McCaslin (McCasland)
November 1876 (Age 3 years)
Note: calculated from the age of 22 years and one month on Murray's enlistment papers.
Census 1880 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRussell Aubrey McCaslin
June 26, 1898 (Age 25 years)
Marriage of a parentLevi Butler McCaslin (McCasland)Mattie Maud (Maude) GarrettView this family
about 1898 (Age 24 years)

Death of a brotherEarly Murray McCaslin (McCasland)
July 18, 1899 (Age 26 years)

Note: Died at sea on the U.S.S. Morgan City, enroute to the United States from the Philippine Islands.
Burial of a brotherEarly Murray McCaslin (McCasland)
July 25, 1899 (Age 26 years)
Note: National Cemetery West Side grave 771
Death of a siblingUnknown Child McCaslin (McCasland)
before 1900 (Age 26 years)

Death of a siblingUnknown Child McCaslin (McCasland)
before 1900 (Age 26 years)

Birth of a half-brotherElvin Reel McCaslin
August 3, 1900 (Age 27 years)
Census 1900 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a half-sisterLorene Lilly McCaslin (McCasland)
October 4, 1902 (Age 29 years)
MarriageClarence LewellynView this family
February 28, 1904 (Age 31 years)

Birth of a child
#1
Unknown Child Lewellyn
after 1905 (Age 31 years)

Birth of a half-sisterThelma McCaslin (McCasland)
February 3, 1906 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Ruth Lewellyn
about 1907 (Age 33 years)
Death of a childUnknown Child Lewellyn
before 1910 (Age 36 years)

Census 1910 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Dorothy Lewellyn
August 15, 1911 (Age 38 years)
Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Birth of a half-brotherGordon C McCaslin (McCasland)
September 25, 1911 (Age 38 years)
DivorceClarence LewellynView this family
March 27, 1914 (Age 41 years)
Note: On Clarence's WWI draft registration, he does not name his wife Ertie as his closest relation. He names his father.
Death of a daughterRuth Lewellyn
January 27, 1916 (Age 42 years)
Burial of a daughterRuth Lewellyn
after January 27, 1916 (Age 42 years)
Note: Crothersville Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 124455288)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Ann Kinnear
February 10, 1919 (Age 45 years)
Note: Indiana Deaths database gives Elizabeths death date as 13 Feb 1919
Burial of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Ann Kinnear
after February 10, 1919 (Age 45 years)
Note: Crothersville Cemetery, Row 18 Section E
Census 1920 (Age 46 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Francis (Francis) Congdon
March 28, 1921 (Age 48 years)

Burial of a motherElizabeth Francis (Francis) Congdon
after March 28, 1921 (Age 48 years)
Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Crothersville Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 58747854)
Census 1930 (Age 56 years)
Death of a fatherLevi Butler McCaslin (McCasland)
July 18, 1937 (Age 64 years)
Burial of a fatherLevi Butler McCaslin (McCasland)
after July 18, 1937 (Age 64 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Lafayette Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 5532762)
Census 1940 (Age 66 years)
Death of a husbandClarence Lewellyn
December 10, 1944 (Age 71 years)

Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Burial of a husbandClarence Lewellyn
after December 10, 1944 (Age 71 years)
Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Note: Crothersville Cemetery Row 12 Section E
Death September 20, 1955 (Age 82 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial after September 20, 1955
Source: Find a Grave
Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Note: Crothersville Cemetery Row 12 Sec E (Find A Grave Memorial# 103397043)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 14, 1873, Jennings, Indiana
Divorce: before 1898
-3 months
herself
2 years
younger brother
19 months
younger brother
sibling
sibling
Father’s family with Mattie Maud (Maude) Garrett - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: about 1898
6 months
half-brother
2 years
half-brother
2 years
half-sister
3 years
half-sister
6 years
half-brother
Family with Clarence Lewellyn - View this family
ex-husband
herself
Marriage: February 28, 1904
Divorce: March 27, 1914, Jackson, Indiana
22 months
child
3 years
daughter
Ruth Lewellyn
Birth: about 1907 26 33Indiana
Death: January 27, 1916Crothersville, Vernon, Jackson, Indiana
5 years
daughter

BirthFind a Grave
Birth1880 US Federal Census
Birth1900 US Federal Census
BirthVernon Township Cemeteries [Jackson, Indiana]
Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Census1880 US Federal Census
Census1900 US Federal Census
Marriage1910 US Federal Census
MarriageMarriage Record
Census1910 US Federal Census
DivorceWorld War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Census1920 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
Census1940 US Federal Census
DeathFind a Grave
BurialFind a Grave
BurialVernon Township Cemeteries [Jackson, Indiana]
Publication: Jackson County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1998)
Birth

Given as Feb 1877 in the 1900 US Federal Census for Vernon, Jackson, Indiana

Divorce

On Clarence's WWI draft registration, he does not name his wife Ertie as his closest relation. He names his father.

Burial

Crothersville Cemetery Row 12 Sec E (Find A Grave Memorial# 103397043)

Shared note

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Uniontown, Vernon Township, Jackson, Indiana, 28-year-old sawyer Levi McCasland and his 28-year-old wife Elizabeth F have two children in their household, 6-year-old Erta and 2-year-old Early.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Vernon, Jackson, Indiana, 48-year-old widow Elizabeth McCaslin [McCasland] has in her household her daughter, 23-year-old Ertie M. Elizabeth has born five children but only one is living. The family is living in a rented house and has no visable means of support. Two of the preceeding statements are wrong. Elizabeth is not a widow as her husband Levi has remarried in Texas in 1898 and Ertie is not 23- but 26-years old.

On 25 Feb 1904, James M Lewis, clerk of Jackson Circuit Court, Brownstown, Jackson, Indiana, issued a marriage license to Clarence Lewellyn and Anna [sic Erta] M McCasland. They were married on 28 Feb 1904 by D M Lett, Baptist Minister, who filed the return on 3 Mar 1904.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Crothersville, Vernon, Jackson, Indiana, 30-year-old Indiana-born Clarence and his 33-year-old Indiana-born wife Ertie [McCaslin or McCasland] Lewellyn have been married five years and have had two children, only one is living, 3-year-old Indiana-born Ruth. Also in this household is Ertie's mother 54-year-old Indiana-born widow [sic] Francis [Elizabeth F] McCasland, who has born five children but only Ertie is living. The family is living at Zulauf [?] Street in a house that Clarence owns, but with a mortgage. Clarence is a wagon driver for a saw mill, worked on 15 April 1910 and has had no months out of work in the past year. Elizabeth Francis is living on her "own income." All the adults can read, write and speak English

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Vernon, Jackson, Indiana, 68-year-old Indiana-born widow [sic ] Francis McCassland [sic] is head of a household which includes her 38-year-old [sic] Indiana-born divorced daughter Erdie [sic] {McCasland] Lewyellyn [sic] and Erta's 8-year-old Indiana-born daughter Dorothy Lewellyn who has attended school in the past year. The family is living in a house that Francis owns, free of mortgage. Neither Francis nor Ertie has employment. Everyone can read, write and speak English. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Grassy Fork, Jackson, Indiana, 64-year-old Indiana-born farmer Jason B and his 64-year-old Indiana-born wife Olive [Shutters] Waskom were married when they both were 19-years old [abt 1885]. Jason is doing "general farming" on land he owns and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. He has not served in the military. Jason's father was born in Kentucky and his mother in Indiana. Olive's parents were born in Indiana. Jason and Olive are living next door to their son, 25-year-old Indiana-born farm laborer Ray and his family, which consists of his wife, 19-year-old Indiana-born Dorothy [Lewellyn] Waskom, their Indiana-born children 2-year one-month old Mary L and 7-month old Billy R, and Dorothy's divorced mother, 56-year-old Indiana-born Ertie [McCasland] Lewellyn. This family is living in a rented house for which Ray pays $4 a month. Ray married Dorothy when he was 23- and she was 17-years old [abt 1928]. Ray has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day and has not served in the military. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana. All the adults in both households can read, write and speak English.

In the 1940 US Federal Census for Grassy Fork, Jackson, Indiana, 35-year-old, Indiana-born Ray Waskom and his 29-year-old, Indiana-born wife, Dorothy [Lewellyn] Waskom have in their househouse their Indiana-born children, 12-year-old Mary Lou and 8-year-old Dale, and Dorothy's mother, 66-year-old, divorce, Ertie [McCasland] Lewellyn. The family is living in a rented house for which Ray pays $7 a month. They were living in the same place in 1935. Ray has completed high school. Dorothy has completed eighth grade. Mary Lou has completed sixth grade. Dale has completed first grade. Ertie has completed 5th grade. Ray is employed as a machine operator on county roads and has worked 48 weeks in the past year, earning $1,050. Dorothy is employed as a laborer in a canning factory and has worked 24 weeks in the past year, earning $150. No one has an outside source of income.