Lost and Found


The children in this picture are:  Bob VanLandingham, Donald Roberts, Jackie Brown, Donald Smith and Betty Lou. There is no date on the picture.  This picture was found in an antique shop in California by Rebecca Carnell, Genealogist/Researcher.  The following information was provided by her.

1900 census: Beat 1, Calhoun County, MS
Nathan VanLandingham, head of household, age 50, born in GA
Sarah VanLandingham, wife, age 49
George VanLandingham, son, age 17
Ida A. VanLandingham, daughter, age 15
Cora L. VanLandingham, daughter, age 12
Esther S. VanLandingham, daughter, age 8

Sam VanLandingham, head of household, age 45
Mary VanLandingham, wife, age 46
Grover L. VanLandingham, son, age 15
James A. VanLandingham, son, age 11
Vina E. VanLandingham, daughter, age 8
George E. VanLandingham, son, age 4

Robert VanLandingham:  born about 1919

1920 census: Beat 3, Water Valley, Yalabusha County, MS
James A. VanLandingham, head of household, age 31
Ida VanLandingham, wife, age 28
Esto VanLandingham, son, age 9
Edna VanLandingham, daughter,age 7
Hershel VanLandingham, son, age 4
Robert VanLandingham, son, age 1

1930 census: Beat 2, Quitman County, MS
James A. VanLandingham, head of household, age 41, born in TX
Ida VanLandingham, wife, age 40, born in MS
Hershel VanLandingham, son, age 14, born in MS
Robert VanLandingham, son, age 11, born in MS
Mabel VanLandingham, daughter, age 8, born in MS

1940 census:  Northwest, Winston, MS
A. F. VanLandingham, age 59, born in MS, farmer owns home worth $100
Ida VanLandingham, wife, age 55, born in MS

1940 census:  Quitman County, MS
Mabel VanLandingham, age 18, roomer, waitress/cafe

1940 census: Philadelphia, U. S. Naval Administation Depot
Robert VanLandingham, Private, age 21

U. S. marine Corps Muster Rolls, 1798-1958
Robert VanLandingham, enlisted, 1 Jan 1940.
Muster date, Apr 1945, Corporal, “B” Battery, Marine Corps Schools Field Artillery Training Battalion, Marine Corps Schools, Marine Barracks, Quantico, VA
Jan 1946, Corporal, Second Service Company, Service Battalion, Camp Lejeune, NC

2nd Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division

Clarksdale, MS, City Directory, 1953
Robert N. (Mary C) chkr Contl Baking h 418 Coahoma av

Clarksdale, MS, City Directory, 1957
Ernest VanLandingham, ticket taker, Skylark Drive In Theatre
James A. VanLandingham (Ida F.) carp r 503 Corbin
Robert N (Mary E.) shipping Contl Baking h 503 Corbin

Clarksdale, MS, City Directory, 1959
Robert VanLandingham (Mary C.) ship clk Contl Baking h 76 John

Clarksdale, MS, City Directory, 1960
Robert N. VanLandingham (Mary) chkr Continental Baking r Coahoma, Miss

James Alfred VanLandingham, born 8 Aug 1888, Greenville, TX, died Sep 1972, Coahoma County, MS

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