Indiana McCaslins

Daisy SpellmanAge: 97 years18751972

Daisy Spellman
Married name
Daisy McCaslin
Birth February 9, 1875 39 28
Birth of a sisterSylvia Spellman
October 1877 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterJewel Spellman
October 1886 (Age 11 years)
Census 1900 (Age 24 years)
MarriageIrvin McCaslinView this family
January 20, 1907 (Age 31 years)
Census 1910 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
Irvalin Hale McCaslin
May 11, 1915 (Age 40 years)
Death of a husbandIrvin McCaslin
February 18, 1919 (Age 44 years)
Source: S1826
Burial of a husbandIrvin McCaslin
February 23, 1919 (Age 44 years)
Source: S1826
Note: Scottsburg Cemetery
Census 1920 (Age 44 years)
Census 1930 (Age 54 years)
Census 1935 (Age 59 years)
Census 1940 (Age 64 years)
Marriage of a childGlenn W MitchellIrvalin Hale McCaslinView this family
1941 (Age 65 years)
1900 Seamstress; 1930 Dressmaker

Death September 15, 1972 (Age 97 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1870
5 years
3 years
younger sister
9 years
younger sister
Family with Irvin McCaslin - View this family
Marriage: January 20, 1907, Scott, Indiana
8 years

Shared note

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Scottsburg, Vienna, Scott, Indiana, 64-year-old Ohio-born farmer Nathan and his 53-year-old Indiana-born wife Mary E [Traylor] Spelman [sic Spellman] have been married 30 years and have had six children but only four are living. Three of these four are in their household, 26-year-old Indiana-born seamstress Daisy, 22-year-old Indiana-born miliner Sylvia, and 13-year-old schoolgirl Jewel. Nathan owns his farm free of mortgage. Nathans father was born in New York and his mother in Pennsylvania, while Marys father was born in Kentucky and her mother in Indiana.

From The Republican, January 24, 1907, p 3:


Scottsburg, Ind. Jan. 21. Irvin McCaslin and Miss Daisy Spellman both of this city were united in marriage at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs Henry Jurgens on Sunday evening by the Rev. F. H. Collier of the M. E. Church. Mrs. McCaslin is the senior member of the firm of Spellman Sisters and Mr. McCaslin is the senior member of the firm of McCaslin & Stewart Furniture dealers.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Scottsburg, Vienna, Scott, Indiana, 55-year-old Indiana-born merchant Irvin and his 36-year-old Indiana-born wife Daisy [Spellman] McCaslin have been married for three years and have had no children. Irvin is the owner of a furniture store. He also owns a farm free of mortgage.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Scottsburg, Scott, Indiana, 45-year-old Indiana-born widow Daisy [Spellman] McCaslin and her 4-year-old Indiana-born daughter Irvaline [Irvalene] are living in a rented house on Estil Street. Daisy has no occupation. She can read, write and speak English, but her daughter Irvalene cannot. Daisy's and Irvalene's parents were born in Indiana.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Hollywood, Broward, Florida, 56-year-old Indiana-born widow Daisy [Spellman] and her 14-year-old school girl daughter Irvalin Hale McCaslin are living at 1938 Taylor Street in a house that Daisy owns, worth $3,500. Daisy is a dressmaker on her own account.

In the 1935 Florida State Census for Hollywood, Brower, Florida, 61-year-old Daisy [Spellman] McCaslin and her daughter 19-year-old Irvalin McCaslin are living at 1938 Taylor in what is either an apartment building or a boarding house that Daisy owns, as there are 14 people, who are not related to them, living at that address. Daisy has had a grammar school education and Irvalin has graduated from high school. Daisy is recorded as a "housekeeper".

The 1940 US Federal Census for Hollywood, Broward, Florida records 66-year-old, Indiana-born widow Daisy [Spellman]. She is the owner/manager of a rooming house at 1942 Taylor, and was living in Hollywood in 1935. She has completed eighth grade. She is not employed for a wage or salary, and is not looking for work. She has worked 48 hous in the past week and 48 weeks of the past year. Because Daisy is the owner/manager, she has outside income from the business.

The Hollywood, Florida city directory for 1955 records Daisy McCaslin (widow of Irvine0 as living at 1938 Taylor.

When Daisy applies for her Social Security Number in 1962, she stated that she was born on 9 Feb 1874 in Scott County, Indiana, that her father's name is Nathan Spellman and her mother's name Mary Traynor. She is living at 1942 Taylor Street in Hollywood, Broward, Florida.,

When Daisy died on 15 Sep 1972, she was living in Hollywood, Broward, Florida 33020.