Indiana McCaslins

James Monroe SummersAge: 83 years18601943

Name
James Monroe Summers
Birth about 1860
MarriageClara E MottView this family
before 1884 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Eola Summers
September 1884 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Ralph Harrison Summers
July 19, 1888 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Elbert Summers
September 20, 1890 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Clarence Leroy Summers
January 19, 1893 (Age 33 years)
MarriageLizzie (Elizabeth) McCaslinView this family
about 1897 (Age 37 years)

Census 1900 (Age 40 years)
Census 1910 (Age 50 years)
Census 1920 (Age 60 years)
Census 1930 (Age 70 years)
Death of a wifeLizzie (Elizabeth) McCaslin
November 6, 1932 (Age 72 years)
Death of a sonElbert Summers
February 28, 1936 (Age 76 years)
Death June 27, 1943 (Age 83 years)
Family with Clara E Mott - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: before 1884
9 months
daughter
4 years
son
2 years
son
Elbert Summers
Birth: September 20, 1890 30 24Kansas
Death: February 28, 1936Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri
2 years
son
Family with Lizzie (Elizabeth) McCaslin - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1897
John Welch + Lizzie (Elizabeth) McCaslin - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: about 1889
18 months
step-son
2 years
step-son

Birth1920 US Federal Census
Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
DeathIllinois Statewide Death Index
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In the 1900 US Federal Census for Bruce, LaSalle, Illinois, 39-year-old Illinois-born James M Summers and his 30-year-old Indiana-born wife Lizzie [McCaslin Welch] Summers have been married three years. Lizzie has borne two children by her previous marriage to John Welch, and these two Kansas-born children are living with them, 9-year-old Guy and 7-year-old Floyd Welsh. The census taker has recorded their last name as Summers. Also in this household are James' Kansas-born children by his first wife, Clara E Mott, 15-year-old Eola, 11-year-old Ralph, 9-year-old Elbert and 7-year-old Clarence. The family is living in a rented house. All the children have attended school for nine months in the past year. James is a Railroad conductor who has had no months without work. The adults are literate and speak English. James' parents were born in Illinois; Lizzie's father was born in Indiana and her mother in Pennsylvania; Guy and Floyd's father was born in Ohio and their mother in Indiana; Eola, Ralph, Elbert and Clarence's father was born in Illinois and their mother in Indiana.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Richland, Benton, Washington, 50-year-old Illinois-born James M Summers and his 31-year-old Indiana-born wife Lizzie [McCaslin Welch] Summers have been married 12 years. It is a second marriage for both of them. Lizzie has borne two children and both are living. One of them, 17-year-old Kansas-born Floyd J Welch, is living with them. The family is living in a rented house. James is a proprietor of af a restaurant, Lizzie is the cook for the restaurant, and Floyd is a drug store clerk. Lizzie and Floyd have had no months without work in the past year. Floyd has attended school in the past year. Everyone is literate and speaks English. James' parents were born in Illinois; Lizzie's father was born in Indiana and her mother in Pennsylvania; Floyd's father was born in Ohio and his mother in Indiana.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Chillicothe, Peoria, Indiana, 60-year-old Illinois-born James Summers, his 52-year-old Indiana-born wife Lizzy [Lizzie McCaslin Welch] Summers and her 29-year-old Kansas-born son from her first marriage, Guy Welch are living at 354 South Seventh Street in a rented house. James is an agent for a laundry company, Lizzie has no occupation, and Guy is a railroad brakeman. Everyone in the household is literate. James parents were born in the United States, Lizzies father in Indiana and her mother in Pennsylvania, Guys father was born in Ohio and his mother in Indiana.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Chillicothe, Peoria, Indiana, 60-year-old Illinois-born James Summers, his 52-year-old Indiana-born wife Lizzy [Lizzie McCaslin Welch] Summers are living in a rented house at 122 Wilmont in North Chillicothe Village for which they pay rent of $20 a month. They have a radio. James was 22-years old at the time of his first marriage and Lizzie was 21-years old at the time of her first marriage. From these ages at first marriage, it can be deduced that this is a second marriage for both as there is an eight year difference in their ages They are literate. James is a newsdealer at a newstand which he owns and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Lizzie has no occupation listed. James parents were both born in Illinois and Lizzies father was born in Indiana and her mother in Pennsylvania.