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Mathilda Catherine "Martha" Baxter

Mathilda Catherine "Martha" Baxter

Female 1888 - 1977

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  • Name  Mathilda Catherine "Martha" Baxter  [1, 2
    Nickname  Martha 
    Born  18 Sep 1888  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • Her middle name may have been spelled "Cathrine." In addition to being known as "Martha" she was called "Mattie."
    Alt. Birth  Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Iowa State Census  1895  [5
    • Mattie Baxter, age 5, female, born in Louisa County, Methodist Protestant religion.
    Iowa State Census  1905  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Card #: 312, Mattie C. Baxter, Post Office: Mediapolis
    Census  1910  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Mattie Moyer, wife, female, white, age 22, married (once), years of present marriage 1, mother of 1 child, 1 of those children living, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace Virginia, mother's birthplace Virginia, could speak English, occupation none, could read, could write
    Census  1915  Lake Township, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Card Number: 630, female, white, married, could read, could write, number of years in Iowa: 25, Mattie Moyer, age 26, Cerro Gordo County, post office address: Clear Lake, Lake Township, extent of education in the common schools: 8, birth place: Nebraska, did not own home or farm, church affiliation no, father's birthplace: Virginia, mother's birthplace: Iowa, signed by assessor: W. F. Paul
    Census  1920  Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Mattie Moyers, wife, female, white, age 32, married, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, could speak English, occupation none
    Census  1930  Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Martha C. Moyer, wife, female, white, age 41, married, age at first marriage 20, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, state code: 65, could speak English, occupation none
    Residence  May 1931  Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence  Nov 1936  Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence  Aug 1971  Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Obituary  May 1977  Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    the Star News 
    • Mathilda (Martha), age 88 of Elk River. Survived by 3 sons, Dwight and Truman of Elk River, Hal of Pine River; daughter Mrs. Roberta Meier, St. Louis Park; 1 sister & 1 brother; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Services Wednesday at 1:30, Dare's Funeral Home, Elk River. Interment Vernon Cemetery. Visitation 1 hour before service. Memorials preferred to the Elk River Nursing Home.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Mathilda Moyer; born: 18 September 1888; died: May 1977; last residence: 55330 (Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota); state where issued: Minnesota
    Minnesota Death Records 
    • Name: Mathilda C. Moyer; Birth Date: 09/18/1888; Death Date: 05/30/1977; Death Place: Sherburne; State File Number: 12019; Mother's Maiden Name: Davis
    Died  30 May 1977  Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Funeral Program  Jun 1977  Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • In Memory MATILDA C. MOYER
      September 18, 1888 - May 30, 1977
      Date and Hour of Services, Wednesday, June 1, 1977 - 1:30 p.m.
      Held at Dare's Funeral Home, Elk River, Minnesota
      Officiant, Reverend Paul Peterson
      Organist, Donal Ellingson
      Casket Bearers
      Erwin Specht, Ronald Ebner, Peter Jacobson, Bill Olson, David Moyer, Clinton Walker
      Interment
      Vernon Cemetery, Elk River
      Arrangements By Dare's Funeral Service of Elk River
    Buried  1 Jun 1977  Vernon Cemetery, Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 13
    Person ID  I911  All Families
    Last Modified  2 Mar 2014 

    Father  Peter Jacob "Jacob" Baxter,   b. 2 May 1854, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1901 
    Mother  Sarah Matilda "Sadie" Davis,   b. 28 Oct 1858, Greenfield, Highland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1936, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Nov 1875  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 17
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Name: Jacob F.(sic) Baxter; Spouse: Sarah M. Davis; Marriage Date: 9 November 1875; County: Louisa; State: Iowa
    Family ID  F3590  Group Sheet

    Family  Halleck Roy "Hal" Moyer, Sr.,   b. 27 Sep 1889, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1974, Elk River Nursing Home, Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  11 Jul 1908  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Married  7 Oct 1908  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 18
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Hally Roy Moyers; Groom's Birth Date: 1888; Groom's Age: 20; Bride's Name: Mattie Catherine Baxter; Bride's Birth Date: 1887; Bride's Age: 21; Marriage Date: 7 October 1908; Marriage Place: Louisa, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: George W. Moyers; Groom's Mother's Name: Rebecca Pence; Bride's Father's Name: Jacob Baxter; Bride's Mother's Name: Sarah Matilda Davis; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I10083-8; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1006650; Reference Number: p 349
    Residence  1911  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Residence  Apr 1918  Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Residence  Mar 1926  Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Residence  Jan 1948  Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Residence  Jan 1958  Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Children 
     1. Dwight Baxter Moyer,   b. 16 Aug 1909, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1986, Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Irene Isabelle Moyer,   b. 20 Sep 1912, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1919, Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Hal Roy Moyer, Jr.,   b. 6 Nov 1915, Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1999, Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Roberta Fern Moyer,   b. 14 Mar 1918, Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1982, Saint Louis Park, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Truman Max Moyer,   b. 25 Jun 1926, Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 2004, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Photos
    The Families of Frank Upton Hamilton and Hal Roy Moyer Sr.
    The Families of Frank Upton Hamilton and Hal Roy Moyer Sr.
    This photograph, kindly provided by Moyer/Moyers family researcher, Bobbi Buettgenbach, was taken in about 1914 of the families of Halleck Roy Moyer Sr. and of his sister, Cora Ellen (Moyers) Hamilton. The women and girl in the back of the photograph are: Hal's wife, Mathilda Catherine "Martha" (Baxter) Moyer, Cora Ellen (Moyers) Hamilton, and Hazel A. Hamilton. Sitting in the front, Hal Moyer is holding his daughter, Irene Isabelle (she died in 1919 at age 6), and Frank Upton Hamilton is holding on to a young son of Hal and Martha's, Dwight Baxter Moyer.
    Hal Moyer, His Sons, and Wilson Baxter
    Hal Moyer, His Sons, and Wilson Baxter
    In this photograph kindly provided by Bobbi Buettgenbach, Wilson Baxter is on the left, Halleck Roy "Hal" Moyer is the adult sitting on the ground, and his three sons are Dwight and Hal Jr. in the background, and Truman being held by his father. Wilson Baxter was Hal Moyer Sr.'s brother-in-law.
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F182  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Mathilda Catherine 'Martha' (Baxter) Moyer
    Mathilda Catherine "Martha" (Baxter) Moyer
    Martha Moyer was a daughter of a daughter of Peter "Jacob" and Sarah Mathilda "Sadie" (Davis) Baxter. Through her sister, Edith Baxter, one of her nephews and one of her nieces were Theodore Roosevelt "Ted" Dotson) and Verona (Dotson) Walker. Martha married Halleck Roy "Hal" Moyer Sr. on October 7, 1908. Their childrren were: Dwight Baxter, Irene Isabelle, Hal Roy Moyer Jr., Roberta Fern Meier, and Truman M. Moyer.

    Obituaries, Deaths, Funerals
    The Obituary of Mathilda Catherine 'Martha' (Baxter) Moyer
    The Obituary of Mathilda Catherine "Martha" (Baxter) Moyer
    Martha Moyer died at age 88. (Courtesy of Roberta Kathryn "Bobbi" (Meier) Buettgenbach)
    The Funeral Program of Mathilda Catherine 'Martha' (Baxter) Moyer
    The Funeral Program of Mathilda Catherine "Martha" (Baxter) Moyer
    Matilda's funeral was at the Dare Funeral Home in Elk River, Minnesota.

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] Conwell, Joy Lynn (Ferguson) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S30] Louisa County, Iowa - Louisa County History 1911, Arthur Springer, (The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1911, Chicago, Illinois), pages 378-383 (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S417] Buettgenbach, Roberta Kathryn "Bobbi" (Meier) - Email (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S544] 1915 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Lake Township, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, Post Office: Clear Lake; Roll: IA1915_86

    5. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Louisa County, Iowa; Wapello Township; Sutro Library, San Francisco, California; Sutro Microfilm Roll #553, Reel 67 of 121

    6. [S4157] 1905 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Roll: IA_96

    7. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 101, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 14A, page number: 180; enumeration date: May 16, 1910

    8. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Elk River Township, Sherburne County, Minnesota; enumeration district: 173; supervisor's district: 6, sheet number: 3A, page number: 219; enumeration date: March 25, 1920

    9. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Elk River Township, Sherburn County, Minnesota; enumeration district: 71-9, supervisor's district: 5; sheet number: 1B, page number: 200; enumeration date: April 15, 1930

    10. [S8371] Baxter, David Elgin - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 2, May 21, 1931; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S1799] Baxter, Sarah Matilda "Sadie" (Davis) - Obituary, (originally published in The Daily Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 2, November 25, 1936; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S6309] Baxter, Charles Jacob - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 21, August 11, 1971; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S8370] Moyer, Mathilda Catherine "Martha" (Baxter) - Obituary, (originally published in the Star News, June 1977; Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota) (Reliability: 4).

    14. [S776] Social Security Death Index.

    15. [S8232] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 4).

    16. [S8372] Moyer, Mathilda Catherine "Martha" (Baxter) - Funeral Program, (Dare's Funeral Service, May/June 1977; Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota) (Reliability: 4).

    17. [S26] Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S30] Louisa County, Iowa - Louisa County History 1911, Arthur Springer, (The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1911, Chicago, Illinois), pages 110-111 (Reliability: 3).

    20. [S32] Walker, Hattie Mae "Harriett" (Moyers) - Obituary (Morning Sun News-Herald), (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, April 11, 1918; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    21. [S404] Moyers, George Washington Earl - Obituary, (originally published in an unknown southeast Iowa newspaper, March 1926) (Reliability: 4).

    22. [S396] Moyers, Edward Nelson "Ed" - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 11, January 5, 1948; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 4).

    23. [S408] Dotson, Mary Lucinda "Lu" (Moyers) - Obituary, ((originally published in a southeast Iowa newspaper, probably the Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, about January 14, 1958; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 4).