Indiana McCaslins

Edna Ruth CollinsAge: 97 years18981996

Name
Edna Ruth Collins
Married name
Edna Ruth Johnson
Married name
Edna Ruth Welch
Birth June 2, 1898 41 41
MarriageUnknown JohnsonView this family
about 1916 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a son
#1
Richard Johnson
September 1916 (Age 18 years)
Note: calculated from age on 1920 Census
Birth of a daughter
#2
Ruth Johnson
November 1918 (Age 20 years)
Note: Calculated from age recorded in the 1920 census
Death of a husbandUnknown Johnson
before 1920 (Age 21 years)

MarriageGuy WelchView this family
about 1920 (Age 21 years)

Census 1920 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Floyd Welch
March 13, 1923 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Guy R Welch
September 17, 1925 (Age 27 years)
Census 1930 (Age 31 years)
Death of a husbandGuy Welch
January 30, 1973 (Age 74 years)
Note: given as 29 Jan 1973 on the SSDI
Death April 9, 1996 (Age 97 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
herself
Family with Unknown Johnson - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1916
9 months
son
2 years
daughter
Family with Guy Welch - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1920
3 years
son
Floyd Welch
Birth: March 13, 1923 32 24Illinois
Death: November 10, 2009Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie, Florida
3 years
son
Guy R Welch
Birth: September 17, 1925 35 27Illinois
Death: May 13, 2007Bradenton, Manatee, Florida

Shared note

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Minonk, Woodford, Illinois, 22-year-old New Jersey-born widow Edna [Callins] Johnson has in her household her two Illinois-born children, 3-year 4-month old Richard and one-year two month old Edna R, and her 63-year-old England-born widowed mother Mary [maiden name unknown] Callins who immigrated to the US in 1881 and was naturalized in 1888. The family is living in a house which Edna Sr owns, free of mortgage. Edna Sr and Mary are literate and speak English. No one has a profession. Edna Sr's and Mary's parents were born in England. The children's father was born in Illinois and their mother in New Jersey.

in the 1930 US Federal Census for Chillicothe, Peoria, Illinois, 39-year-old Kansas-born railroad brakeman Guy Welch married 31-year-old New Jersey-born Edna R [Callins] Johnson when he was 29-years old. This is a second marriage for Edna as she was married for the first time at 17 years of age. Her two Illinois-born children by her first marriage are living with them, 13-year-old Richard Johnson and 11-year-old Ruth Johnson. Also in the household are Guy and Ednas two Illinois-born children, 7-year-old Floyd C and 4-year 8-month old Guy. The family is living in a house Guy owns worth $3,000 at 105 Seventh and they own a radio. Guy is a veteran of WWI and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Ruth, Richard and Floyd have all attended school in the past year. Everyone in the family can read and write except 4-year-old Guy. Guy's parents were born in the United States; Edna's parents were born in England, Richard and Ruth's father was born in Illinois; Floyd and Guy's father was born in Kansas and their mother in New Jersey

Ninety-seven-year-old Edna Ruth Welch, born 2 Jun 1898, died 9 Apr 1996 in St Lucie County, Florida. Her Social Security number was issued in Illinois before 1951.