Indiana McCaslins

Bonnie Geraldine (Geraldine) SmithAge: 86 years19051992

Name
Bonnie Geraldine (Geraldine) Smith
Married name
Bonnie Geraldine (Geraldine) Porter
Birth December 31, 1905 30 27
Census 1910 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJob E Smith
February 16, 1917 (Age 11 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a paternal grandfatherJob E Smith
after February 16, 1917 (Age 11 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Spring Creek Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 20042947)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJacob Wynn Franklin Blackketter
December 1, 1917 (Age 11 years)
Source: S5738
Burial of a maternal grandfatherJacob Wynn Franklin Blackketter
December 4, 1917 (Age 11 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S5738
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 20042523
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Isobelle (Belle) McCaslin
November 14, 1919 (Age 13 years)
Source: S5668
Burial of a maternal grandmotherNancy Isobelle (Belle) McCaslin
after November 14, 1919 (Age 13 years)
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 20042521
Death of a paternal grandmotherEmeline Cool
February 28, 1920 (Age 14 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a paternal grandmotherEmeline Cool
after February 28, 1920 (Age 14 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Spring Creek Cemetery, Metea, Cass, Indiana (Find A Grave Memorial# 29774711)
Census 1920 (Age 14 years)
Census 1930 (Age 24 years)
Death of a motherLynnie Blackketter
November 8, 1949 (Age 43 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a motherLynnie Blackketter
about November 8, 1949 (Age 43 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 29764030
Death of a fatherEgo D Smith
1952 (Age 46 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a fatherEgo D Smith
1952 (Age 46 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 29764018
Death of a husbandOliver H Porter
August 10, 1979 (Age 73 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a husbandOliver H Porter
after August 10, 1979 (Age 73 years)
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 29764768)
Death of a brotherHarold B Smith
March 15, 1981 (Age 75 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brotherHarold B Smith
after March 15, 1981 (Age 75 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 29763989
Death August 1992 (Age 86 years)
Burial August 1992 (on the date of death)
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 29764782
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father
mother
Marriage: August 24, 1899, Cass, Indiana
1 year
elder brother
Harold B Smith
Birth: September 7, 1900 25 22Indiana
Death: March 15, 1981Logansport, Cass, Indiana
5 years
herself
Family with Oliver H Porter - View this family
husband
herself
daughter
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BirthSocial Security Death Index
Birth1910 US Federal Census
BirthIndiana, Marriages, 1811-1959
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
DeathSocial Security Death Index
Burial

Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 29764782

Shared note

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Bethlehem, Cass, Indiana, 68-year-old Indiana-born farmer Job E and his 65-year-old Indiana-born wife Emeline [Cool] Smith have been married 42 years and have had seven children, but only six are living. Two of their daughters are living with their parents, 38-year-old Nora and 24-year-old Bernice. Job is recorded as living on his own income and Bernice is a housekeeper for a private family. Job is listed as being blind. The family is living on a farm that Job owns, free of mortgage, on Chestnut Road. Living next door, are Job and Emelines son, 35-year-old Indiana-born farmer Ego, Egos 32-year-old Indiana-born wife Lynnie [Linnie Blackketter] Smith and their two Indiana-born children, 9-year-old Harold and 4-year-old Geraldine. Harold has attended school in the past year. This family is living on a rented farm, presumably rented from Job, where Ego does General Farming.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Bethlehem, Cass, Indiana, 75-year-old Indiana-born widow Emma [Emeline Cool] Smith owns a farm free of mortgage but is not farming it herself as her profession is listed as none. Her two unmarried daughters, 47-year-old Nora and 32-year-old Bernice are living with her on Moss Road. Emelines 45-year-old farmer son Ego, his 45-year-old wife Lynnie [Linnie Blackketter] Smith, their two children, 20-year-old Harold B and 15-year-old Bonnie G [Geraldine on the 1910 census] and a 15-year-old boarder John Adkin are living a few farms away. Ego is still farming rented land. Everyone in these two families is literate. Harold, Bonnie and John have attended school in the past year.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Bethlehem, Cass, Indiana, 55-year-old farmer Ego and his 52-year-old wife Lynnie [Linnie Blackketter] Smith were married when he was 24- and she was 21-years old. They have in their household their two unmarried children, 29-year-old bank teller Harold, and 24-year-old stenographer Geraldine. Ego owns the land he is farming. Ego, Harold and Geraldine have worked on the last regularly scheduled working day. Harold owns a radio. Neither Ego nor Harold is a veteran of WWI.

Oliver H Porter and B Geraldine Smith apply for a marriage license at the Clark County Courthouse, Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana on 29 May 1932. They are married the same day by John M Madden, Justice of the Peace. Oliver was born 3 Feb 1910 in Logansport, Cass, Indiana. His parents are Oliver H Porter and Lula Scheuman. B Geraldine Smith was born 31 Dec 1905 and her parents are Ego Smith and Lynnie Blackketter.

On 19 September 1957, when 51-year-old Geraldine S Porter applies for her Social Security number she states that she is living at 1203 Broadway, Logansport, Cass, Indiana, that she was born 31 December 1905 in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, her name at birth was Bonnie Geraldine Smith and that she is unemployed. Her father is recorded as Ego Smith and her mother as Lynnie Blackketter.

When Geraldine Smith died in August 1992, she was living in Logansport, Cass, Indiana 46947. She is buried in Spring Creek Christian Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 29764782) next to her husband Oliver H Porter.