Indiana McCaslins

Cora Anna KellumAge: 89 years18661955

Name
Cora Anna Kellum
Married name
Cora Anna Dickerson
Birth January 8, 1866
MarriageThomas S DickersonView this family
December 8, 1885 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
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Rue Kellum Dickerson
September 2, 1891 (Age 25 years)
Note: Given as 1890 in the 1900 US Federal Census
Birth of a son
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Hershel W Dickerson
November 26, 1892 (Age 26 years)
Census 1900 (Age 33 years)
Census 1910 (Age 43 years)
Census 1920 (Age 53 years)
Census 1930 (Age 63 years)
Death of a husbandThomas S Dickerson
December 6, 1935 (Age 69 years)
Death June 24, 1955 (Age 89 years)
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Marriage: December 8, 1885, Jasper, Illinois
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Birth1900 US Federal Census
BirthCalifornia Death Index
Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
DeathCalifornia Death Index
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In the 1900 US Federal Census for Fox, Jasper, Illinois, 41-year-old blacksmith Thopps I [Thomas S] and his 34-year-old Indiana-born wife Cora A [Kellem] Dickerson have been married 14 years and have had two Illinois-born children and both are living. They are 9-year-old Rue K and 7-year-old Herschel W, who both have attended school seven months of the past year. Also in this household is Thomas' widowed mother 69-year-old Indiana-born Nancy T [Swan] Dickerson. Nancy has borne eight children but only four are living. Thomas' and Cora's parents were born in Indiana, Nancy's father was born in Scotland and her mother in Pennsylvania. All the adults can read, write and speak English. The family is living in a house that Thomas owns but with a mortgage.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, 50-year-old Illinois-born blacksmith Thomas and his 44-year-old Illinois-born wife Cora [Kellem] Dickerson have been married 24 years and have had two Illinois-born children, 19-year-old Rees and 17-year-old Hershcel. Also in this household is Thomas' mother 79-year-old Indiana-born widow Nancy T [Swan] Dickerson who has born six children but only four are living. The family is living at 408 West Springfield Avenue in a house that Thomas owns, but with a mortgage. Rees and Herschel have attended school in the past year. Thomas owns his blacksmith shop. Thomas' and Cora's parents were born in Indiana, while Nancy's father was born in Scotland and her mother in Pennsylvania. Everyone is literate.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Clay, Cass, Indiana, 60-year-old Indiana-born farmer T. S [Thomas S] and his 54-year-old Indiana-born wife Cora [Kellem] Dickerson have in their household their 27-year-old Illinois-born farm-laborer son H W [Herschel W], Herschel's 23-year-old Indiana-born wife Eulalie [Thomas] and Herschel and Eulaie's one-month old Indiana-born daughter Catherine J. Thomas owns the land he farms, but with a mortgage.

In the 1930 US Federal Cenus for Orange, Orange, California, 70-year-old Illinois-born blacksmith Thomas and his 64-year-old Indiana-born wife Cora K [Kellem] married when he was 26- and she was 19-years old. They are living in a house they own, worth $5,500 at Caplene Lane. Thomas owns his own blacksmith shop and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Thomas' and Cora's parents were born in Indiana.

Cora Anna Dickerson, born 8 Jan 1866 in Indiana, died 24 Jun 1955 in Los Angeles County, California. Her mother's maiden name was Wilson and her father's surname was Kellum. The "idno" for this record was 1507944.