Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Annis R. (Childs) Batchelder

© Kathy Duncan, 2016

Annis R. Childs, daughter of John S. Childs and Catherine F. Brown, was born 20 October 1867 and died 10 June 1925. She is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, Logan County, Colorado. She married Howard Mayo Batchelder on 13 Sept. 1888 in Decatur, Illinois. He was born 23 July 1863 and died 11 March 1953. He is also buried in Riverside Cemetery.

Matrimonal
Bachelder-Childs
Decatur, Ill, Sept. 13—Miss Annie Childs, daughter of John S. Childs, and Mr. Howard M. Bachelder were married this evening in the presence of 100 guests. Mary Bachelder and T. Childs were attendants.
[Source: Daily Inter Ocean; Chicago, IL; Fri. 14 Sept 1888]

Mrs. Howard M. Batchelder is being entertained by Mrs. J.S. Childs in Decatur.
[Source: Daily Illinois State Register; Springfield, IL; Sun. 6 Nov 1898]

Nineteen Century Family Genealogy Publication:

Howard Mayo Batchelder, born July 23, 1863, Harristown, Ill.; m. Sept. 13, 1888, Annis R. Childs. His father, John J. Batchelder, was a farmer. Howard attended school at Bloomfield, Ia., and graduated there. He then helped his father on the farm. In 1888, he married Annis Childs and they farmed for one year. In the fall of 1889, he went to Toronto, Canada, to a Veterinary College. He graduated there in 1891. He settled in Springfield, Ill., and is practicing his profession. Res. Springfield, Ill. Children:
            Leona Melinda b. Oct. 3, 1890
            Mary Kathryn b. June 4, 1893
[Source: Batchelder, Batcheller Genealogy: Descendants of Rev. Stephen Bachiler, of England, a Leading Non-Conformist, Who Settled the Town of New Hampton, NH, and Joseph, Henry, Joshua, and John Batcheller of Essex Co., Mass. by Frederick Clifton Pierce, 1898]

18 April 1910, Sterling City, Logan Co., CO:

415 South T…
66-69
Batachelder, Howard M Head M W 46 M-1 22 b. IL fb. NH mb. NH inspector animals
----Annis R Wife F W 40 M-1 22 3-3 b. IL fb. NJ mb. IL
----Leona M Dau F W 19 S b. IL fb. IL mb. IL
----Catherine Dau F W 17 S b. IL fb. IL mb. IL
----Halcyon M Dau F W 3/12 S b. CO fb. IL mb. IL

Harristown:
Mrs. H.M. Batchelder and daughters, Linda and Halycon of Sterling, Colorado are the guests of Mrs. Lewis Stookey.

[Source: The Daily Review; Decatur, IL; Mon. 13 Oct 1913]Harristown:

24 & 26 January 1920, Sterling City, Logan Co., CO:

413 Main Street
98-104
Batchelder, H.M. Head M W 56 M b. IL fb. US mb. US farmer
----Annis Wife F W 52 M b. IL fb. NJ mb. IL
----Halycon Dau F W 9 S b. CO fb. IL mb. IL

Obituary of Howard M. Batchelder:

Howard Batchelder, 89, Former Resident Dies
Howard M. Batchelder, 89, died Wednesdy in Arlington, VA, where he had lived severl years, according to word received by a sister, Mrs. Joseph Tucker, Warrensburg. Batchelder was born in Harristown July 23, 1863, a son of John J. and Melinda Green Batchelder. The family later moved to Illini Township where he attended Batchelder School. He was married to Annis Childs, a sister of Miss Harriett and Miss Edna Childs of Decatur. She died in 1925. Mr. and Mrs. Batchelder lived many years in Sterling, Colo. Batchelder leaves three daughters, Mrs. Robert O’Brien, Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Mrs. George McConley and Miss Halcyon Batchelder, both of Arlington, VA. There are five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday in Sterling, Colo.
[Source: The Decatur Herald; Decatur, Illinois, 13 March 1953.]

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