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Grace Pearl Baxter b May 28 1900 Aurora, Kane Co, IL d Jan 2 1969 Aurora, Kane Co, IL

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Grace was married 5 times
Grace Pearl Baxter b May 28 1900 Aurora, Kane Co, IL d Jan 2 1969 Aurora, Kane Co, IL
1 BAXTER, GRACE PEARL LEONARD, GALE FARRIS Marriage 9/28/1918 Gale Farris Leonard died from a tree falling on him no children from that marriage
3 BAXTER, GRACE VANA, PETER LOUIS Marriage 2/3/1923 spouse #2 Mary Williams
5 BAXTER, GRACE PEARL OWEN, DONALD E Marriage 12/20/1952

Earl Albright jr. b Jan.13,1939
Spouse Judy-Vertha (Bowling) Cope Aug. 21, 1940

My kids are
Bryon Sept. 20, 1981
Randy Sept.15, 1983 deceased Dec. 18, 1983
Nicholas Oct.24, 1985
Robert June 13, 1987

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W. R. Miller is listed in 1929 Honor Roll as Revolutionary War Vet, buried at West Aurora Cemetery.
Research indicates that the W. R. Miller buried at West Aurora was William R. Miller, born about 1797 NY (or possibly CT), and was a physician. No records found regarding his medical schooling, practice, etc.
Dr. William R. Miller, born c.1797 NY; died between late 1870 and early 1880. He was residing in Kane Co., IL by 1850; was married twice, and had at least 5 children.
1st wife: Elisabeth unknown, born c.1803 NC; died between 1850 and 1860?
Children of 1st marriage:
Alzina, born C.1827 NC; married Jerome Cronk.
Hester, born c.1832 NY
(Possible grandchild Alzina Miller, born c.1859, residing with the doctor in 1860)
2nd wife: Sylvia Jane Rice, born c.1824/1829 NY; died between 12 and 17 Jan 1901, Aurora; married 11 Nov 1867 Tazewell Co., IL. (Apparent discrepancy noted in this marriage date and birth dates of children; but the children’s marriage records clearly identify their parents.)
Children of 2nd marriage:
Annis/Alice, born 19 March 1863, Rock Island, IL or Tipton, IA; married Edward C. Lehman and Charles F./Fred Baker.
Millie D./Deyier, born c.1865 Iowa or IL; married John W. Wood, Charles H. Baxter and Elmer Farnsworth.
Jane/Jennie E., born about 1869, IL or Wisconsin; married William Russell Brown.
West Aurora Cemetery lot sales: the N ½ of lot 270 was sold to Daniel Wright estate, 1876
Burials in S2 B2 L270:
Daniel Wright, Apr 1876, 32, born TN, S2 B2 L270 G5 (note: same grave # as Bergholm children)
(1870 Census, Sugar Grove, Daniel Wright, 27, born TN, Black, farmhand with John N. Staley)
Alfred Wright, 1862-1884, S2 B2 L270 G2 – relationship between Daniel & Alfred is unknown
W. R. Miller, no dates, S2 B2 L270
S. J. Miller, female, buried 17 January 1901, age 77-11-20 (calculated birth date 1829); S2 B2 L270 [corrected from: L. J. Miller]
Millie Miller Farnsworth, S2 B2 L270 G3, (child of William R. Miller & Sylvia Jane Rice)
Rodney John Bergholm & Arlene Gene Bergholm, S2 B2 L270 G5 (2gg grandchildren of WRM & SJR)
Other known descendants buried at West Aurora:
Grace Baxter Markham, S2 B2 L280 - T. Reed lot (grandchild of W. R. Miller & Sylvia Jane Rice)
William Baker, S2 B3 L210 - Ebbs lot (grandchild of W. R. Miller & Sylvia Jane Rice)
Alice Miller Baker [Anice/Annis, etc], S5A B8 L493 (child of William R. Miller & Sylvia Jane Rice)
John Wood, S2 B2 L26 (grandchild of William R. Miller & Sylvia Jane Rice)
Ralph Baxter, S1 B1 PF (2gg grandchild of William R. Miller & Sylvia Jane Rice)
Possible descendants (possible grandchildren of WRM & SJR) buried at West Aurora:
Louella Baker [Ella Baker?], S1 B1 L6 grave 1 N. ½
Male Child Baker, S1 B1 L675
Aurora Daily Express 12 January 1901
“Mrs. J. H. Miller [sic] is quite seriously ill at her home on Walnut street.”
1900 Census, Aurora Twp., Kane, IL
Fred C. Baker, July 1866 OH/OH/OH
Alice Baker, March 1863, IA/CT/MA, 3 children, 2 living
Willie R., Aug 1895, IL/OH/IA
John F., Dec 1897, IL/OH/IA
Jane Miller, mother-in-law, January 1829 MA/MA/MA widowed (no data on # of children)
1910 Census, Aurora,
Fred Baker 43
Alice, 45 – mother of 7 children, 3 living
Fred, 12
Harry, 10
Ella, 6
Charles F. Baker (1866-1951), wife Alice Miller Baker, (S5A B8 L493) and son William (S2 B3 L210) are buried at West Aurora. Maybe that should be Lot 270 for William? (Lot 210 is Rev. Edward Ebbs lot; Samuel Ebbs is buried there)
Alice M. Baker, born 19 March 1863 Tipton, IA, daughter of Wm. Mulker [sic] born Hartford, CT and Sylvia J. Rice; wife of Chas. F. Baker; died 29 July 1930, Aurora, Kane, IL; buried 31 July 1930 West Aurora Cemetery. (Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947)
Note that Annie/Anice/Allie/Alice married Baker in 1891, yet daughter Florence Lehman is recorded as born in 1893 in 1900 Census and her death record.
Alice Miller, 27, daughter of Dr. Wm. R. Miller and Jane Rice, married Fred Baker, 25, son of Elmer Y. Baker and Catharine M. Knapp on 17 Oct 1891, Kendall Co., IL. (Illinois, County Marriages 1810-1934) [Name at marriage also recorded as Annie – State Index – and Allie, Kendall Co.]
Anice Miller, 24, daughter of William R. Miller and Jane Rice, married Edward Clinton Lehman, son of Jonas Lehman and Susan White, on [1 or] 4 Dec 1887 in Kane Co., IL. (Illinois, County Marriages 1810-1934).
Note: Edward C. Lehman, 34, born Mercer Co., OH, son of Jonas Lehman and Susan White, married Sadie (Grimm) Scott, 22, born Aurora, daughter of Henry Grimm and Annie Gottschalk, on 25 March 1900 in Kane Co, IL; (Laura unknown, c.1902?); Ora Sarah Jenkins; and Alvina unknown. 1900 Census shows Ed. C. Lehman, born Sep 1864 IL, Sadie, born Oct 1877 IL (parents born Switzerland/NY), married 0 years, mother of 2 children, 2 living; children in household are Edna, born June 1889 IL, Florence, born March 1893 IL, George, born Jan 1896 IA, and Harry, born Aug 1898 IA. (“Laura” seems to be the same person as Ora Sarah Jenkins – children Esther, Hazel, Spangler, Mabel, Pauline, Ruth.)
Children of Anice/Alice Miller:
Edna Lehman, daughter of Edward Lehman and Anice Miller, married Clifford Boslough, son of Sam Boslough and Mary Eckart, on 13 Nov 1909 in Mendota, LaSalle, IL. (Edna Mae Boslough, 1890-1969, wife of Clifford, has FaG memorial # 88258604)
Florence V. Lehman, daughter of Edward Lehman and Anice Miller, born 5 March 1893 IL, died 25 April 1912 Waverly, Bremer, IA, and was buried 28 Apr 1912 in Sterling, IL. FaG memorial # 84357813.
(There is a Florence Lehman, 18, born IL (parents born Germany/IL), recorded in 1910 Elgin, Kane, IL, a maid in the Hanafin household.)
William Baker, died 7 Sep 1907, age 12y 24d, buried S2 B3 L210, West Aurora Cemetery.
John F. Baker, was born 20 Dec 1897, LaGrange, Cook, IL, son of Fred Baker, 31, born Wauseon, OH and Alice Miller, 33, born Tipton, IA [registration date 12 Jan 1942]. John Fred Baker married Mabel Andresen, 12 Dec 1927 Kane Co., IL. Daughter Alice Georgia Baker was born 2 Feb 1929 Kane Co., IL; married Louis Vago?.
Harry Richard Baker was born 21 July 1900 in Kane Co., IL. (1917-1918, WWI Draft Card, still in parents’ household.)
Ella? Louella Baker, died 30 Oct 1911, age 6y 8m, buried S1 B1 L6 grave 1 N. ½, West Aurora Cemetery.
(Possibly Male Child Baker, died 12 Sep 1904 [13 Sep 1904, Kane Co. records], age 6d, buried S1 B1 L675, West Aurora, belongs in this family)
Millie Miller, 19, daughter of Dr. William Miller and Jane Rice, married John W. Wood, 23, son of Joe Wood and Eliza Fisher, on 9 March 1886 in Kane Co., IL. (Illinois, County Marriages 1810-1934)
Millie D. Wood, 22, daughter of Wm. R. Miller and Jane Rice, married Chas. H. Baxter, 44, son of Lewis Baxter and Harriet Minnam, on 12 July 1888 in Kendall Co., IL. (Illinois, County Marriages 1810-1934)
Millie Woodbaxter [sic], daughter of William R. Miller and ___ Rice, married Elmer M. Farnsworth, son of Edwin Farnsworth and Phila King, on 9 Dec 1911, Indiana. (Indiana Marriages, 1870-1992)
Millie Miller Farnsworth is buried at West Aurora, S2 B2 L270 G3. FAG memorial gives her parents as William R. Miller born Hartford, CT, and Syliva Jan Rice.
Jennie E. Miller, daughter of Wm. R. Miller and Jane Rice, married William Russell Brown, son of Wm. Brown and Lucy Pine, on 13 Sep 1888, Ottawa, LaSalle, IL. (Illinois, County Marriages 1810-1934)
1880 Census, Aurora, Kane, IL
Sylva Miller, 56, NY/NY/NY, widowed, servant in F. Wentworth household
Jennie Miller, 11, WI/__/NY, boarder with Wilder Gates family
1880 Census, Sugar Grove, Kane, IL
Allice Miller, 20, IL/ME/NY, servant in Mark Seavey family
? 1875 Census, Oshkosh, Winnebago Wisconsin
J. Miller – 2 males, 3 females
1870 Census, Oshkosh, Winnebago, WI
William R. Miller, 73, NY, Physician, blind
Jane, 43, NY
Annis, 7, IL [Alice?]
Deyier, 5, IL (female) [Millie D.?]
Jane, 1, IL
1865 Census, Geneva, Kane, IL
W. Miller, 1 Male 60-70, 1 female 50-60
1860 Census, St. Charles, Kane, IL (1 June, in household of Thos. Matterson)
Wm R Miller, 61, NY, Doctor __
Alzina Miller, 6/12
1855 Census, St. Charles, Kane, IL
Miller (no first name) 7 in family
1850 Census, St. Charles, Kane, IL
William R. Miller, 53, NY, Physician
Elisabeth, 47, NC
Alsina, 73, NC [23 in a different transcription]
Hester, 18, NY
Alzina Miller married Jerome M. Cronk on 3 July 1851 in Kane Co., IL. The only Jerome Cronk I can find in IL in 1850 was 25, born NY, and living in Waukegan.
1860 Census, South Park, Arapahoe, Kansas:
J. M. Cronk, 35, born NY
1920 Census, Aurora, Kane, IL
Elmer Farnsworth
Millie Farnsworth, 48, IL/US/US
Percy J Baxter, 25, IL/NY/IL
Roy Baxter
Andrew Baxter
Ralph Baxter, 11, IL/NY/IL
Grace Berkholm, 19, IL/NY/IL, married
1910 Census, Elgin, Kane, IL
Millie Baxter, 42, WI/__/NY, married, mother of 8 children, 8 living [Husband Charles H. living in Aurora, widowed]
John W. Baxter, 23, IL/IL/WI
Roy R. Baxter, 18
Percy J. Baxter, 15

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