Indiana McCaslins

Bessie Fern CollisonAge: 72 years18911964

Name
Bessie Fern Collison
Married name
Bessie Fern McCaslin (McCasland)
Birth August 3, 1891 31 21
Source: S2743
Birth of a sisterEva L Collison
May 1893 (Age 20 months)
Birth of a brotherLyle Ervin Collison
March 27, 1896 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherHarold Emery Collison
November 27, 1897 (Age 6 years)
Census 1900 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherHannah Collison
1907 (Age 15 years)
Burial of a paternal grandmotherHannah Collison
1907 (Age 15 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Riverside Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 32782233)
Death of a paternal grandfatherReuben Collison
October 20, 1910 (Age 19 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a paternal grandfatherReuben Collison
after October 20, 1910 (Age 19 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Riverside Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 32782190)
Census 1910 (Age 18 years)
MarriageGeorge Newton (Newton George) McCaslin (McCasland)View this family
June 16, 1913 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Phyllis Natalie McCaslin (McCasland)
April 17, 1914 (Age 22 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a daughter
#2
Joyce McCaslin (McCasland)
October 16, 1919 (Age 28 years)
Death of a daughterJoyce McCaslin (McCasland)
October 25, 1919 (Age 28 years)
Burial of a daughterJoyce McCaslin (McCasland)
October 27, 1919 (Age 28 years)
Note: Ulen United Cemetery
Census 1920 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Georgia Emily McCaslin (McCasland)
December 21, 1922 (Age 31 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Marriage of a parentWilliam Robert LloydFrances Emily NaumannView this family
about 1925 (Age 33 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Death of a fatherWilliam Collison
April 10, 1926 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Kathleen Bess (Kay) McCaslin (McCasland)
August 3, 1928 (Age 37 years)
Census 1930 (Age 38 years)
Death of a brotherCecil Leroy Collison
October 10, 1937 (Age 46 years)
Source: S3322
Census 1940 (Age 48 years)
Death of a daughterGeorgia Emily McCaslin (McCasland)
August 31, 1941 (Age 50 years)
Burial of a daughterGeorgia Emily McCaslin (McCasland)
after August 31, 1941 (Age 50 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: buried in Riverview Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 49233344).
Death of a motherFrances Emily Naumann
December 16, 1948 (Age 57 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a motherFrances Emily Naumann
after December 16, 1948 (Age 57 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Riverside Memorial Park, Space: 3; Lot No.: 9N - 20W; Lawn: Fraternal (Find A Grave Memorial# 70992770)
Death of a brotherHarold Emery Collison
March 1, 1953 (Age 61 years)
Source: S3323
Death January 1, 1964 (Age 72 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S7161
Burial January 4, 1964 (3 days after death)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Riverview Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 49233316)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: August 15, 1886Elmore, Faribault, Minnesota
18 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Elwin Lavern (Al) Collison
Birth: August 6, 1890 30 20Easton, Faribault, Minnesota
Death: August 29, 1977Spokane, Spokane, Washington
1 year
herself
22 months
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
20 months
younger brother
Mother’s family with William Robert Lloyd - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: about 1925
Family with George Newton (Newton George) McCaslin (McCasland) - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: June 16, 1913
10 months
daughter
6 years
daughter
Joyce McCaslin (McCasland)
Birth: October 16, 1919 33 28, Becker, Minnesota
Death: October 25, 1919, Becker, Minnesota
3 years
daughter
Georgia Emily McCaslin (McCasland)
Birth: December 21, 1922 36 31, Otter Tail, Minnesota
Death: August 31, 1941, Le Sueur, Minnesota
6 years
daughter

Burial

Riverview Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 49233316)

Shared note

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Elmore, Faribault, Minnesota, 40-year-old Canadian day laborer William and his 30-year-old Minnesota-born wife Frances E [Newman] Collison have been married 14 years and have had six children, all of whom are living with them. These six Minnesota-born children are 12-year-old Cecil L, 10-year-old Elwin, 9-year-old Bessie, 7-year-old Eva L, 4-year-old Lyle, and 2-year-old Harold E. Cecil, Elwin, Bessie and Eva have attended school nine month of the past year. William, Frances, Cecil, Elwin, Bessie and Eva can read, write and speak English. William has had no months out of work in the past year. He owns the house they live in, free of mortgage. William's parents were born in Canada, while Frances' father was born in Germany and her mother in Canada. The year of William's immigration to the US is not known.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Elmore, Faribault, Minnesota, 49-year-old Canadian William and his 40-year-old Minnesota-born wife Frances E [Newman] Collison have been married 23 years and have had six children, all of whom are living with them. These six Minnesota-born children are 22-year-old Cecil L, 20-year-old Elwin, 18-year-old Bessie, 16-year-old Eva L, 14-year-old Lyle, and 12-year-old Harold. William is a teamster for a tile factory, Cecil is a general farm laborer, Bessie is a seamstress for a private family, and Eva is a hired girl for a private family. Lyle and Harold have attended school in the past year. Everyone can read write and speak English. The family is living in a house that William owns, free of mortgage, on Henry Street. William's parents were born in Canada, while Frances' father was born in Germany and her mother in Canada.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Walworth, Becker, Minnesota, 33-year-old Minnesota-born farmer George N and his 30-year-old wife Bessie [Collison] McCasland have in their household their daughter 5-year-old Iowa-born Phyllis and George's uncle, 54-year-old Indiana-born farm laborer John King. All the adults are literate. George's parents were born in Indiana. Bessie's father was born in Minnesota and her mother in Michigan. John's father was born in Kentucky and his mother in Indiana.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail, Minnesota, 44-year-old Minnesota-born George McCaslin and his 39-year-old Minnesota-born wife Bessie [Collison] were married when he was 26- and she was 21-years old. They have in their household their Minnesota-born children, 8-year-old schoolgirl Georgia and 1-year-old Cathline B [Kathleen Bess]. The family is living in a rented house, for which they pay $15 a month rent. Everyone's parents are now reported as being born in Minnesota. George is a "stock food" salesman who has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. He has not served in the military.

The 1940 US Federal Census for Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota records 53-year-old George McCasland, his 48-year-old wife Bessie [Collison] McCasland and their daughters, 17-year-old Georgia and 11-year-old Katheleen [sic]. Everyone was born in Minnesota. George has completed two years of college, Bessie and Georgia have completed three years of high school and Kathleen has completed 5th grade. The family is living in a rented house on a farm, for which George pays $15 a month. They were living in the same house in 1935. George has a job as foreman at a "canning farm" where he has worked 42 hours in the past week and 52 weeks in the past year, earnig $710. He has a source of income in addition to his salary. Bessie is a housewife who has no outside income. Georgia and Kathleen are attending school.

Bessie F McCasland died 1 Jan 1964 in Olmstead County and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Elmore, Faribault, Minnesota