Lynnie Blackketter, 18781949 (aged 71 years)

Name
Lynnie /Blackketter/
Also known as
Lynnie /Smith/
Birth
Birth of a sister
Note: Bessie was six months old when the census was taken on 11 June 1880
Census
Birth of a sister
Source: S5075
Birth of a sister
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a sister
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a sister
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 20042522
Birth of a brother
Marriage
Census
1900 (aged 22 years)
Birth of a son
Birth of a daughter
Census
1910 (aged 32 years)
Death of a father
Source: Indiana Deaths
Source: S5738
Burial of a father
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S5738
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 20042523
Death of a mother
Source: Indiana Deaths
Source: S5668
Burial of a mother
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 20042521
Census
1920 (aged 42 years)
Census
1930 (aged 52 years)
Death of a brother
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brother
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 20042524
Census
1940 (aged 62 years)
Death
November 8, 1949 (aged 71 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial
about November 8, 1949 (on the date of death)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 29764030
Family with parents
father
18471917
Birth: August 10, 1847Elizabethtown, Bartholomew, Indiana
Death: December 1, 1917Logansport, Cass, Indiana
mother
18561919
Birth: April 2, 1856 33 29 Indiana
Death: November 14, 1919Logansport, Cass, Indiana
Marriage MarriageMarch 12, 1874Bartholomew, Indiana
15 months
elder sister
18751949
Birth: May 26, 1875 27 19 Indiana
Death: after 1949
3 years
herself
18781949
Birth: January 1, 1878 30 21 Indiana
Death: November 8, 1949
23 months
younger sister
1879
Birth: November 1879 32 23 Indiana
Death:
3 years
younger sister
18831957
Birth: February 19, 1883 35 26 Bartholomew, Indiana
Death: August 25, 1957South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana
2 years
younger sister
18851893
Birth: April 23, 1885 37 29 Indiana
Death: November 2, 1893
11 years
younger brother
18951937
Birth: December 7, 1895 48 39 Indiana
Death: January 6, 1937South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana
Family with Ego D Smith
husband
18751952
Birth: January 1875 33 30 Indiana
Death: 1952
herself
18781949
Birth: January 1, 1878 30 21 Indiana
Death: November 8, 1949
Marriage MarriageAugust 24, 1899Cass, Indiana
13 months
son
19001981
Birth: September 7, 1900 25 22 Indiana
Death: March 15, 1981Logansport, Cass, Indiana
5 years
daughter
19051992
Birth: December 31, 1905 30 27 Logansport, Cass, Indiana
Death: August 1992Logansport, Cass, Indiana
Birth
Source: Find a Grave
Census
Marriage
Census
Census
Census
Census
Census
Death
Source: Find a Grave
Burial
Source: Find a Grave
Burial

Spring Creek Christian Cemetery; Find A Grave Memorial# 29764030

Shared note

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Columbus, Cass, Indiana, 32-year-old Indiana-born farmer J [Jacob] Blackketter and his 24-year-old Indiana-born wife Nancy I (keeping house) have in their household their Indiana-born daughters, 5-year-old Josie, 2-year-old Linnie and 6-month old Bessie, and Nancys sister L C [Lucy C] Mc Coslin [McCaslin]. Living next door is Nancys brother, 29-year-old Indiana-born farmer J R Mc Coslin [McCaslin], his 26-year-old Indiana-born wife Hattie F and their daughter 4-year-old Indiana-born daughter, Mabel.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Bethlehem, Cass, Indiana, 25-year-old farm laborer Ego and his 22-year-old Indiana-born wife Linnie [Blackketter] Smith are newly wed as they are recorded with zero years of marriage and no children. They are living in a rented house and both are literate.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Bethlehem, Cass, Indiana, 68-year-old Indiana-born farmer Job E and his 65-year-old Indiana-born wife Emeline [Cool] Smith have been married 42 years and have had seven children, but only six are living. Two of their daughters are living with their parents, 38-year-old Nora and 24-year-old Bernice. Job is recorded as living on his own income and Bernice is a housekeeper for a private family. Job is listed as being blind. The family is living on a farm that Job owns, free of mortgage, on Chestnut Road. Living next door, are Job and Emelines son, 35-year-old Indiana-born farmer Ego, Egos 32-year-old Indiana-born wife Lynnie [Linnie Blackketter] Smith and their two Indiana-born children, 9-year-old Harold and 4-year-old Geraldine. Harold has attended school in the past year. This family is living on a rented farm, presumably rented from Job, where Ego does General Farming.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Bethlehem, Cass, Indiana, 75-year-old Indiana-born widow Emma [Emeline Cool] Smith owns a farm free of mortgage but is not farming it herself as her profession is listed as none. Her two unmarried daughters, 47-year-old Nora and 32-year-old Bernice are living with her on Moss Road. Emelines 45-year-old farmer son Ego, his 45-year-old wife Lynnie [Linnie Blackketter] Smith, their two children, 20-year-old Harold B and 15-year-old Bonnie G [Geraldine on the 1910 census] and a 15-year-old boarder John Adkin are living a few farms away. Ego is still farming rented land. Everyone in these two families is literate. Harold, Bonnie and John have attended school in the past year.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Bethlehem, Cass, Indiana, 55-year-old farmer Ego and his 52-year-old wife Lynnie [Linnie Blackketter] Smith were married when he was 24- and she was 21-years old. They have in their household their two unmarried children, 29-year-old bank teller Harold, and 24-year-old stenographer Geraldine. Ego owns the land he is farming. Ego, Harold and Geraldine have worked on the last regularly scheduled working day. Harold owns a radio. Neither Ego nor Harold is a veteran of WWI.

In the 1940 US Federal Census for Bethlehem, Cass, Indiana, 65-year-old, Indiana-born Ego and his 62-year-old, Indiana-born wife Lynnie [Linnie Blackketter] Smith Have in their househld their 39-year-old, Indiana-born son Harold B Smith. They are living on Route 1 in a house that Ego owns, worth $2,000. They were living in this house , which is on a farm, in 1935. Ego and Linnie have completed eighth grade. Harold has completed one year of college. Ego is the owner of the farm and has worked 80 hours in the past week, has worked 52 weeks of the past year and has no income from wage or salary, but has another source of income. Linnie is a housewife who is not looking for work. Harold is a bookkeeper for a bottling works, has worked 65 hours in the past week, 52 weeks in the past year, and has earned $1,800 in the past year.

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Lynnie Blackketter Smith, born 1 Jan 1878, died 8 Nov 1949 and was buried in Spring Creek Christian Cemetery, Metea, Cass, Indiana (Find A Grave Memorial# 29764030), next to her husband, Ego Smith.