Person:May Spilman (1)

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May Spilman
b.31 May 1867 Kansas, United States
m. 11 Feb 1866
  1. May Spilman1867 - 1948
  2. James Alexander Spilman1869 - 1955
  3. Robert C. Spilman1872 - 1878
m. 16 Mar 1897
  1. James Frederick Jacobson1902 - 1986
  2. Carrie Abigail Jacobson1907 - 1996
Facts and Events
Name May Spilman
Married Name[1] May Jacobson
Gender Female
Birth[1][2] 31 May 1867 Kansas, United StatesIn the 1900 U.S. census it was stated that she was born “May 1867”.
Census[4] 1 Jun 1870 Elm Creek twp., Saline co., Kansas, United States(in the Salina postal area)
May Spillman was residing with [father] Alexander C. (occ. farmer), [mother] Mary A., and [brother] James A. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that she was born in Kansas.
Census[5] 1 Mar 1875 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United States(in the Roxbury postal area)
May Spilman was residing with [father] A. C. (occ. farmer), [brothers] J. A., and Robert. (No relationships are recorded in this census.)
Census[6] 1 Jun 1880 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesMay, daughter of A. C. Spilman (occ. farmer), was also residing with her father's wife Harriet, son James A., and stepchildren Gertrude Stephens and Frank Stephens. It was recorded that May was attending school during the year.
Census[7] 1 Mar 1885 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United States(in the Roxbury postal area)
May Spilman was residing with [her aunt's brother-in-law] James Muir (occ. farmer), [James's wife] Abbie M. Muir, Wm. S. Craig (occ. farmer), and [brother] James Spilman (occ. farmer). (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that May was attending school within the year. Her father, A. C. Spilman, was the assessor for this census record.
Marriage 16 Mar 1897 McPherson, McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesAndrew and May were united in marriage by clergyman A.M. Barrett. The 1910 census states that this was the first marriage for each of them.
to Andrew Jacobson
Marriage License 16 Mar 1897 McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesA license was issued by Judge J.W. Walker for Andrew Jacobson, “aged 30”, and May Spilman, “aged 28”, both from Roxbury, Kansas.
to Andrew Jacobson
Census 1 Jun 1900 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Stateson a farm, in a home that was rented
Andrew Jacobson (occ. farmer) was residing with his wife May. They had two boarders, William Mortimer and O. S. Forsberg. It was recorded that May did not have any children.
with Andrew Jacobson
Census 1 Mar 1905 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United States(in the Gypsum postal area)
on a farm, in a home that was rented
Andrew Jacobson was residing with [wife] May, [son] Fred, and Oscar Forsberg. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that Fred was born in Kansas.
with Andrew Jacobson
Census 15 Apr 1910 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Stateson a farm, in a home that was rented
Andrew Jacobson (occ. farmer) was residing with his wife May, son James F., daughter Carrie A., and servant Joseph B. DeBolt (occ. farm laborer). It was recorded that James attended school, and May had two children (both living). Each of the children was born in Kansas.
with Andrew Jacobson
Census 1 Mar 1915 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Stateson a farm, in a home that was rented
Andrew Jacobson (occ. farming) was residing with [wife] May, [son] J. F., and [daughter] C. A. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that J. F. attended school within the year.
with Andrew Jacobson
Census 1 Jan 1920 Roxbury, McPherson co., Kansas, United Stateson a farm, in a home owned free of mortgage
Andrew Jacobson (occ. farmer) was residing with his wife May, son Fredrick (occ. farm labor, at home), and daughter Carrie. It was recorded that Carrie attended school.
with Andrew Jacobson
Census 1 Mar 1925 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Statesin a home that was rented
Andrew Jacobson (occ. farmer, livestock) was residing with his wife May, son Fred, and daughter “Carey”. It was recorded that Carey attended school within the year.
with Andrew Jacobson
Census 1 Apr 1930 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Stateson a farm, in a home that was owned
Andrew Jacobson (occ. farmer) was residing with his wife May, daughter Carrie A., and hired man John Sward.
with Andrew Jacobson
Census 1 Apr 1940 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Stateson a farm, in a home that was owned
Andrew Jacobson (occ. farmer) was residing with his wife May, son-in-law Cecil J. Ash (occ. farm laborer), daughter Carrie Ash, grand-daughter “Nedine” Ash, housekeeper Frances R. Nelson, and hired hand John Sward. Andrew, May, and Carrie are all recorded as residing in the “same house” as in 1935.
with Andrew Jacobson
Death[1] 5 Apr 1948 Kansas, United States
Education[2][3] May completed the 8th grade, and she could read and write.
Burial[1] Valley View Memorial Cemetery, Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesThe grave marker is inscribed, “MAY JACOBSON, [b.] MAY 31, 1867, [d.] APR. 5, 1948”.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3May Jacobson”, in Find A Grave, memorial 53151607. Viewed digital image of grave marker.
  2. 2.0 2.1 ED 130, Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson, Kansas, in United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624), roll 488 (FHL #1240488), folio 13, sheet 1A, line 35, May Jacobson, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 1 June 1900.

    She was born “May 1867”. She could read and write.

  3. ED 57-11, Gypsum Creek, McPherson, Kansas, in United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T627), roll 1243, folio 69, sheet 4B, line 61, May Jacobson, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 19 April 1940.

    Highest grade of school completed “8”.

  4. Elm Creek twp., Saline, Kansas, in United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 442 (FHL #545941), f 15, p 29, dwelling 313, family 281, Alexander C. Spillman household, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 13 July 1870.
  5. Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson, in Kansas. State Board of Agriculture. State census of 1875. (Topeka, Kansas: Kansas State Historical Society, 1951), microfilm K-12, p 10, dwelling 99, family 99, A. C. Spilman household, [digital image, Ancestry.com].
  6. ED 265, Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson, Kansas, in United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 387 (FHL #1254387), f 438-B, p 2, dwelling 15, family 15, A. C. Spilman household, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 1 June 1880.
  7. Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson, in Kansas. State Board of Agriculture. State census of 1885. (Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, 1969-1970), microfilm K-81, p 1, dwelling 1, family 1, James Muir household, [digital image, Ancestry.com].