Indiana McCaslins

Laura Collins1862

Name
Laura Collins
Married name
Laura Wykoff
Birth August 1862 46 34
Note: The 1880, 1920 and 1930 census records that Laura was born in abt 1862. The 1900 and 1910 census indicates that she was born on Aug 1869.
Census 1880 (Age 17 years)
Census 1900 (Age 37 years)
Census 1910 (Age 47 years)
Census 1920 (Age 57 years)
Census 1930 (Age 67 years)
Death of a husbandJames H Wykoff
October 1957 (Age 95 years)

Deathyes

Birth

The 1880, 1920 and 1930 census records that Laura was born in abt 1862. The 1900 and 1910 census indicates that she was born on Aug 1869.

Shared note

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, 64-year-old Ohio-born carpenter James Collins and his 54-year-old Pennsylvania-born wife Margaret have in their household their children 24-year-old Virginia-born iceman Isaac, 22-year-old Ohio-born starch factory worker Joseph and 18-year-old Maryland-born Laura. The family is living at 164 West Third Street. James' father was born in Maryland and his mother in Pennsylvania. Margaret's parents were born in Ireland.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, 25-year-old indiana-born James and his 30-year-old [sic she's 38] Indiana-born wife Laura [Collins] Wycoff have been married two years and have had no children. They are living in a rented house. Both can read, write and speak English. James is a laborer in a sawmill. Whoever gave this information didn't know where James' father was born, but did know that his mother was born in Indiana. Laura's father was born in West Virginia and her mother in Pennsylvania.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, 34-year-old Indiana-born James H and his 38-year-old [sic-she's 48] Indiana-born wife Laura A [Collins] Wykoff have been married 11 years and have had one child, 6-year-old Illinois-born Edith M. James is a laborer in the "Government Yards." James and Laura are literate. The family is living at 3125 South Seventh Street in a rented house.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, 43-year-old Indiana-born James H and his 58-year-old Indiana-born wife Laura A [Collins] Wykoff have their only child 15-year-old Missouri-born Edith M in their household. James is a laborer in the Engineering Department, Edith is not attending school, but working as a typist in a private office. The family is still living in a rented house at 3125 South Seventh Street.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, 54-year-old Indiana-born James H and his 68-year-old Indiana-born wife Laura A [Collins] Wykoff are living in a rented house at 1810 Arsenal Street for which they pay $10 a month. They were married when James was 22- and Laura was 36-years old. James is a laborer for the government and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day.