Indiana McCaslins

Cush TilsonAge: 62 years18701933

Name
Cush Tilson
Birth March 1870 39 34
Source: S3940
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Census 1870
Birth of a brotherPearl Tilson
April 1872 (Age 2 years)
Source: S3940
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Death of a paternal grandfatherLemuel Tilson
April 10, 1872 (Age 2 years)
Burial of a paternal grandfatherLemuel Tilson
after April 10, 1872 (Age 2 years)
Note: Hurricane Cemetery
Census 1880 (Age 9 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam T Tilson
August 29, 1887 (Age 17 years)
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth McCaslin
May 9, 1895 (Age 25 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a motherMary Elizabeth McCaslin
after May 9, 1895 (Age 25 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Hurricane Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 41760534)
Death of a brotherLemuel Wesley Tilson
January 5, 1899 (Age 28 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brotherLemuel Wesley Tilson
after January 5, 1899 (Age 28 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Maple City Cemetery, Section North, Row 13 (Find A Grave Memorial# 22755307)
Census 1900 (Age 29 years)
Death of a fatherRobert H Tilson
April 22, 1901 (Age 31 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a fatherRobert H Tilson
after April 22, 1901 (Age 31 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Hurricane Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 41760623)
Death of a brotherPearl Tilson
1930 (Age 59 years)

Source: S3940
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Burial of a brotherPearl Tilson
1930 (Age 59 years)
Source: S3940
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Greenwood Cemetery Section 1 Row 17 Stone 6
Census 1930 (Age 59 years)
Death 1933 (Age 62 years)

Source: S3940
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Burial 1933 (on the date of death)
Note: Greenwood Cemetery Section G Row 11 Stone 8
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father
mother
Marriage: November 28, 1855, Johnson, Indiana
2 years
elder brother
William T Tilson
Birth: about 1857 26 20Indiana
Death: August 29, 1887Franklin, Johnson, Indiana
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
6 years
elder brother
3 years
herself
2 years
younger brother

Birth1870 US Federal Census
Birth1900 US Federal Census
BirthS3940
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Census1870 US Federal Census
Census1880 US Federal Census
Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
DeathS3940
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Burial

Greenwood Cemetery Section G Row 11 Stone 8

Shared note

In the 1870 US Federal Census for Pleasant, Johnson, Indiana, 40-year-old Virginia-born farmer Robt H Tilson owns $1,200 worth of real estate and $400 worth of personal property. He and his 35-year-old Indiana-born wife Elizabeth [Mary Elizabeth McCaslin] Tilson have in their household their Indiana-born children, 13-year-old William, 9-year-old Wesley, 3-year-old George, and 3-month old Baby [Cush]. Victoria is missing from the census as she has died.

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, 50-year-old Virginia-born farmer R H [Robert H] and his wife 40-year-old Indiana-born Mary [Mary Elizabeth McCaslin] Tilson have in their household their Indiana-born children, 23-year-old laborer William, 19-year-old laborer Wesley [Lemuel Wesley], 13-year-old laborer George, 9-year-old Cush [Baby in the 1870 census] and 8-year-old Pearley. Lemuel, George, Cush and Pearley have all attended school in the past year. Robert's parents were born in Virginia, Mary Elizabeth's father was born in Kentucky, and her mother in Tennessee.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Clark, Johnson, Indiana, 70-year-old Virginia-born Robert H Tilson is farming rented land. In his household is his 30-year-old Indiana-born single daughter, Cush. Living next door is his youngest son, 28-year-old Indiana-born Pearl, Pearl's wife 32-year-old Indiana-born Laura [Williams], their one year old Indiana-born daughter May E Tilson [sic], and Robert's son and Pearl's brother, 32-year-old Indiana-born unmarried George. Pearl and Laura have been married four years and have had only one child, May. Pearl and George are also farming rented land. All the adults can read, write and speak English. Robert's parents were born in Virginia, Cush, George and Pearl's father was born in Virginia and their mother in Indiana, Laura's parents were born in Virginia, and May's parents were born in Indiana.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Greenwood, Johnson, Indiana, 60-year-old Indiana-born Cush Tilson is housekeeper for 70-year-old Indiana-born widow Mary A Smith. They are living at 351 West Main Street in a house that Mary owns, worth $4,000. They do not have a radio. Both can read, write and speak English. Cush has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Mary's parents were born in Indiana, and Cush's father was born in Virginia and her mother in Indiana.