The Charles W. Lambertson family was enumerated in the 1910 census of Hamilton Co., IN and the 1920 census of Madison Co., IN. Charles was my maternal 2nd-great-grandfather.
In the 1910 census, Charles' occupation was that of a painter and in 1920 he was a carpenter working for a contracting firm. They 1910 census states that his wife, Pearl, was the mother of 5 children with 5 living. This information excludes twins, Gerald and Geraldine, who were born and died in 1906 of milk poisoning.
In the 1920 census, daughter Leona was living as a lodger in the household of Freeman Harting on North A street in the city of Elwood.
Charles Wilson LAMBERTSON b. January 25, 1872 Preble Co., OH., d. May 24, 1958 Elwood, Madison Co., IN., m. April 18, 1897 Hamilton Co., IN to Pearl May BEALS. Pearl b. May 11, 1878 Westfield, Hamilton Co., IN, d. August 3, 1970 Elwood, Madison Co., IN.
Known children of Charles Wilson and Pearl May (BEALS) LAMBERTSON are as follows :
i. Clemon Beals LAMBERTSON b. October 27, 1898 Hamilton Co., IN., d. March 18, 1994 Madison Co., IN., m. June Kirk DAVIS, m(2) Helen B. DUNCAN
ii. Orville E. LAMBERTSON b. February 23, 1902 Hamilton Co., IN., d. May 23, 1984 Butte Co., CA., m. Mary E. HERTER, m(2) Martha STONER, m(3) Hassie HAWKINS
iii. Leona D. LAMBERTSON b. August 20, 1904, d. after 1920 census, m. Clarence FETZ, m(2) Joe CARPENTER
iv. Gerald LAMBERTSON b. June 28, 1906 Hamilton Co., IN, d. October 4, 1906 Hamilton Co., IN
v. Geraldine LAMBERTSON b. June 28, 1906 Hamilton Co., IN., d. October 5, 1906 Hamilton Co., IN
vi. Paul LAMBERTSON b. May 16, 1908 Hamilton Co., IN., d. May 18, 1994 Madison Co., IN., m. Goldie LAYCOCK
vii. Pauline LAMBERTSON b. May 16, 1908 Hamilton Co., IN., d. May 26, 1992 Madison Co., IN., m. Forrest VanNESS
viii. Elizabeth C. LAMBERTSON b. June 15, 1915 Hamilton Co., IN., d. March 23, 1906 Madison Co., IN., m. Ralph HERSCHBERGER