Elsie Louise Reynolds and Claude James Stout appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Madison, Arkansas, at Kings River Township, enumerated 29 April 1930, Claude owns the family general farm. Claude was 20 and Elsie 18 when they married. They are both able to read and write. Also living with the family is Robert F Griggs, listed as a boarder. However, he was actually the great-uncle of Elsie, the brother of her grandmother, Sarah Mirah Jane Grigg Reynolds.
Claude and Elsie, their children and parents were all born in Arkansas. Robert Griggs was born in Tennessee as were his parents.
Claude and Elsie are living next door to his brother Clifford. Clifford and Claude’s parents were living a few houses away.. Their children Ilene Matthaniel “Bud” and Gwendolyn were listed as living with them.
1930 United States Federal Census
about Claud J Stant Name: Claud J Stant
[Claude James Stout]
Home in 1930: Kings River, Madison, Arkansas
Estimated birth year: abt 1904
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse’s name: Elsie L Stant
Age at first marriage:
Parents’ birthplace: View image
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Household Members: Name Age
Claud J Stant 26
Elsie L Stant 23
Gwodalin Stant 4
Ilean Stant 2 8/12
Robert F Griggs 83
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Kings River, Madison, Arkansas; Roll 82; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 381.0.
Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.