Indiana McCaslins

Oscar Bruce McCaslinAge: 67 years18901957

Name
Oscar Bruce McCaslin
Birth February 24, 1890 23 21
Census 1900 (Age 9 years)
Census 1910 (Age 19 years)
MarriagePearl M BridgesView this family
April 8, 1915 (Age 25 years)
Source: S3959
Note: Published in "Licences to Wed"on 8 Apr 1915; the license was issued on 5 Apr 1915 and their marriage took place on 8 Apr 1915 with W T Smith, "a minister of the Gospel" officiating.
Census 1920 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Clauris Virginia McCaslin
March 9, 1921 (Age 31 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJourdan S Claiborne
before 1930 (Age 39 years)

Note: Jordan's wife Tabitha Murray Claiborne is recorded as a widow on the 1930 US Federal Census for Monett, Barry, Missouri.
Death of a maternal grandmotherTabitha Murray
August 16, 1930 (Age 40 years)
Burial of a maternal grandmotherTabitha Murray
August 18, 1930 (Age 40 years)
Note: I.O.O.F. Cemetery
Census 1930 (Age 39 years)
Marriage of a childThomas Edwin McMillanClauris Virginia McCaslinView this family
December 2, 1943 (Age 53 years)
Death of a fatherBert Patterson (Reuben P) McCaslin
August 28, 1948 (Age 58 years)
Burial of a fatherBert Patterson (Reuben P) McCaslin
August 30, 1948 (Age 58 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 26995482)
Occupation
Railroad Brakeman

Death February 26, 1957 (Age 67 years)
Burial March 1, 1957 (3 days after death)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 26995472)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 22, 1887Fredonia, Wilson, Kansas
3 years
himself
Family with Pearl M Bridges - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: April 8, 1915, Barry, Missouri
6 years
daughter

Marriage

Published in "Licences to Wed"on 8 Apr 1915; the license was issued on 5 Apr 1915 and their marriage took place on 8 Apr 1915 with W T Smith, "a minister of the Gospel" officiating.

Burial

International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 26995472)

Shared note

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Monett, Barry, Missouri, 33-year-old Indiana-born conductor Burt P and his 31-year-old Iowa-born wife, Moss [Emma Moss Claiborne] McCaslin have been married 13-years and have had two children and one is living, 10-year-old Kansas-born Oscar. Oscar has attended school eight months of the past year. Bert's parents were born in Indiana, and Moss' parents were born in Tennessee. Everyone can read, write and speak English.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Monett, Barry, Missouri, 43-year-old Indiana-born Burt P and his 41-year-old Iowa-born wife, E Moss [Emma Moss Claiborne] McCaslin have been married 32-years {sic] and have had two children and one is living, 20-year-old Kansas-born Oscar. Burt is a railroad conductor and Oscar is a messenger boy for an express company. The family is living in a home that Burt owns at 303 Third Street. The family is literate. Bert's father was born in Pennsylvania [sic, Indiana] and his mother in Virginia [sic, she was born in Pennsylvania]. Moss' parents were born in Tennessee.

From "Licences to Wed", published on April 8, 1915, Thursday, in the Cassville Republican, Barry County, Missouri: O. B. McCaslin, 25, Monett & Pearl Bridges, 22, Monett

The marriage license was issued on 5 Apr 1915 and their marriage took place on 8 Apr 1915 with W T Smith, "a minister of the Gospel", officiating. Oscar was 25 and Pearl was 22.

On 5 Jun 1917 when 27-year-old Oscar Bruce McCaslin registers for the WWI Draft, he states that he is living at 1001 Fourth, Forest Park, Missouri, that he is a narual-born citizen, born 24 Feb 1890 in Coyville, Kansas, that he is an Express Messenger for Wells Fargo Express Co and a Train Baggageman for the St Louis & Southern Railroad n Monett, Missouri. He is married and has a wife dependent on him for suport. His description is caucasian, tall, medium build with dark brown eyes and dark hair. He is not bald.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Forest Park, Pierce Township, Lawrence, Missouri, 30-year-old Kansas-born Oscar and his 27-year-old Missouri-born wife Pearl [Bridges] McCaslin are still living at 1001 Fourth in a house that Oscar owns, free of mortgage. Oscar is a railroad brakeman. Both Oscar and Pearl can read, write and speak English. Oscar's father was born in Indiana and his mother in Illinois, while Pearl's father was born in Illinois and her mother in Missouri.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Forest Park, Lawrence, Missouri, 40-year-old Kansas-born Oscar and his 35-year-old Missouri-born wife Pearl [Bridges] McCaslin were married when he was 25- and she was 22-years old. They have in their household their Missouri-born daughter, 9-year-old Clauris [?] who has attended school in the past year. Oscar and Pearl can read, write and speak English. The family is still living at 1001 North Fourth Street in a house that Oscar owns, worth $2500. They own a radio. Oscar is a brakeman for a steam railroad who has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. He has not served in the military. Oscar's parent's birthplaces are recorded as United States, Pearl's father was born in Illinois and her mother in Missouri, and Clauris' father was born in Kansas and her mother in Missouri.

Oscar Bruce McCaslin, died on 26 Feb 1957 at 8:45 a.m. of coronary thrombosis at his home on 1001 Fouth Street, Monett, Lawrence, Missouri. He had lived in Monett for 63 years. He was 67-years and 2-days old. He was born 24 Feb 1890 in Coyville, Kansas to Bert McCaslin and Moss Murray [sic]. His profession was railroad brakeman. He had never served in the US Armed Forces. He was buried 1 Mar 1957 in the International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery at Monett, Missouri (Find A Grave Memorial# 26995472). The informant for this information was his wife, Mrs. O B McCaslin of Monett, Missouri.{SSN 702-03-6141)