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fern elizabeth dickson married james sylvester smelset

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Re: fern elizabeth dickson married james sylvester smelset

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I’m not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.

Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: Fern Elizabeth Smelser
Age: 54
Birth Date: abt 1910
Marriage Date: 23 Jan 1964
Marriage Location: Joplin, Jasper, MO
Marriage County: Jasper
Spouse Name: Ralph B Taylor
Spouse Age: 60
Spouse Birth Date: abt 1904

1940 -
Name: Fern E Smelser
Respondent: Yes
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1910
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Missouri
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Home in 1940: Webb City, Jasper, Missouri
Street: S Main Street
House Number: 209
Inferred Residence in 1935: Webb City, Jasper, Missouri
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 8th grade
Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: No

James S Smelser 40, MO - common laborer
Fern E Smelser 30, MO
Annie L Smelser 8, MO
Bessis M Smelser 45, MO
Charles Smelser 2, MO
Theodore L McFarland 12, MO - s/son [indicating Fern was previously married]
Kenneth L McFarland 10, MO - s/son [indicating Fern was previously married]

1930 -
Name: Fern E Mcfarland
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1910
Birthplace: Missouri
Race: White
Home in 1930: Twin Groves, Jasper, Missouri
Marital status: Divorced
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's Birthplace: Missouri
Mother's Name: Elmira L Dickerson
Mother's Birthplace: Nebraska
Age at first marriage: 18
Parents' birthplace:

Elmira L Dickerson 51, NEB - widowed, Age at first marriage: 23; Parents' birthplace: PA/IND
William H Dickerson 27, MO
Cecil J Dickerson 18, MO
Marion L Dickerson 16, New Mex
Ray C Dickerson 14, MO
Helen J Dickerson 9, MO
Hazel A Dickerson 9, MO
Fern E Mcfarland 20, MO - divorced dau
Theodore L Mcfarland 2, MO
Kennith L Mcfarland 3m, MO
Ade A Obert 74, PA - father, retired farmer

1920 -

1910 -
Name: Fern Dickson
Age in 1910: 0
Birth Year: abt 1910
[abt 1909]
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1910: Jackson, Jasper, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital status: Single
Father's Name: Josiah A Dickson
Father's Birthplace: Missouri
Mother's Name: Elmira S Dickson
Mother's Birthplace: Nebraska

Josiah A Dickson 32, MO - teamster odd jobs
Elmira S Dickson 31, NEB - married 7 yrs
William Dickson 6, MO
Leo Dickson 5, MO
Fern Dickson 9m, MO

There is a 20 yr. gap in the census records [1880 - 1900] as the 1890 census burned in the 1920's. Therefore, subtract 20 yrs. from everyone's 1900 age to find them on the 1880 census.

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