Samuel H Bixler (s/o Jacob Bixler & Elizabeth Bartmess) b 2 May 1836 IN d ca Feb 1871 Saint Louis County, Missouri.Married on 26 Sept 1857 Saint Louis Co MO to Katherine B Scobie (b 30 Dec 1837 KY d 10 Feb 1912).Some show Samuel's middle name as Harrison.After Samuel's death, Kate Scobie Bixler married William West Glenny (he d 21 Mar 1878 Macoupin Co IL).William West Glenny & Kate Scobie had a son Earnest C Glenny b 1875-1876 Illinois. dbs.
---Samuel Bixler md Kate Scobie 9/26/1857Bk 8 pg 375St Louis MO
---BLMBIXLER, SAMUEL HMOCarter9/1/1859Jackson32907MO3960__.283"Samuel H Bixler of St Louis County, Missouri"
W½17/25-N1-WNo5th PMMOCarter320 acres
---1860 St Louis Co MOCity of St LouisIndexed as 10th ward; census page shows 9th ward; no date.
Bixler, Samuel 24 m plasterer 1500/300 IN
Kate 22 f Ky
Frank 1 m MO
(in the same house1824/2357 isNicholas Draper 24 m proff of music ---/300b Hessin & family; probably a town "duplex" type situation?)
---St Louis Probate Records:Will Bks G & H 1861-1869(ACPL)
James Bolin6/3/186811/17/1868.William Bolin, bro; Amelia Bolin, sis; Melinda Bolin, sis; Lydia Ann Bolin, sis; Hannah Bolin, sis;May B Tompkins, fr;
Samuel H Bixler, fr, Ex, Wit;Joseph H Casner, wit.H632-633.
(apparently Samuel H Bixler, friend, executor & witness for estate of James Bolin who died 1868)
---1870 St Louis Co MOr821City of St Louis Subdivison No 84 P O St Louis MO
491B/157/2451 Aug 187011th ward
Bicksler, Sam 34 m w plasterer ---/600*IN cit
Cath 32 f w kpg house KY
Frank 11 m w sch MO
Harry 4 m w MO
*the census taker marked father of foreign birth & mother of foreign birth for Sam Bicksler.The prior 6 lines were marked same.I think the census taker just marked one line too many in error.
St. Louis and St. Louis County, Missouri PROBATE RECORDSVolume IV1869-1877 including:
Will Book I 1869-1871; Will Book J 1871-1873; Will Book K 1873-1875; Will Book L 1875-1877
St Louis Genealogical Society, 9011 Manchester Rd, Suite 3, St. Louis MO 63144-26431991
page 27(from St Louis Probate Records:Will Book I, 2 Feb 1869-8 May 1871)
SAMUEL H. BIXLER.02-09-1871.Rec. 02-21-1871.Kate BIXLER wf & Ex;Franklin S. BIXLER son; Harrison E. BIXLER son; James O. BIXLER son; Jacob M. BIXLER & Samuel McCORMACK wits.I:551-552
---Illinois statewide marriage indexWilliam W Glenny/Mrs Kate Bixler13 Oct 1874Macoupin Co IL
---1880 (LDS familysearch)Kelly, Carter Co MO
Bixler, Franklin Lsingle m w 22 farmerMO IN KY
Harrybrother single m w 14 header MO IN KY
---Macoupin Co IL probate index shows #59/95Kate B Glenny, Admrx for Wm. W. Glenny
Macoupin Co IL death index showsWilliam W Glenny d 21 March 1878.
(Some online info shows William's middle name as West)
---1880 (LDS family search) Brighton, Macoupin Co IL
Glenney, Kate Bwd f w 42 kh KY KY KY
Earnest Cson m w 4 IL NJ KY
---St Louis MOPublic library obit index1912
Kate Bixlersee Glenny
Kate Bixler Glenny (nee Scobie)2/12pg 12
---(note there was a William West Glenny who was b 6 Oct 1915 IL; died 16 Mar 1989 Los Angeles Co CA, age 73;mother nee Everson;this might be a descendant of Kate and or Wm Glenny)
CHILDREN OF SAMUEL H BIXLER & KATHERINE B SCOBIE:
CHILD #1FRANKLIN L BIXLERb 6 June 1859 Saint Louis, Saint Louis Co MO d 21 Feb 1940 Covington, Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana; md 1880-1884 to Isabella Shanks (b 8 July 1948 Scotland d 22 May 1908 Saint Louis Co MO).This is believed to be a second marriage for both Franklin & Isabelle.They were later divorced.FRANKLIN L BIXLER md after 1895 to Annie Boswell Coward (b 1 Jan 1861 d 19 Sept 1919).Annie was previously married to W W Cowart and had a daughter Nellie May Cowart.Annie was the daughter of Anthony B Coward and Mary E Wooten; Annie was the 2nd wife of Franklin L Bixler.FRANKLIN L BIXLER md after 1896 to Alice G Cronan.Alice was the widow of Leon George Louis Maine.She was the 3rd wife of Franklin L Bixler.(dbs or 4th if he md before Isabella ?)
--Patricia Lovaas provided information on Frank's family; middle name is Lillard/Lillord according to his descendants.
--On 14 January 2006 - Patricia Lovaas placed this post-em on my file for Franklin L Bixler (1859-1940)
"Thought you might like the following for your file.
Franklin L. Bixler, my g-grandfather and son of Samuel H. Bixler and Catherine B. Scobee, was b. Jun 6, 1859 in St. Louis, MO. He d. Feb 21, 1940 in Covington, St. Tammany, LA.
Franklin m1. Isabella Shanks (b. Jul 8,1848, d. May 22, 1908, dau. of James Shanks and Isabella Dock). Their children: Pearl E. Bixler, b. Aug 26, 1884, Leroy Bixler, b. Feb 6, 1887 and Harry Bixler, b. Dec 18, 1889. Pearl Bixler m. Joel Jefferson Cooper (son of James Hamilton Cooper and Natalie Keyes North). Leroy m1. Myrtle \, m2 Lu. Harry Bixler m1. Emma Louis Klein (dau. of Valentine Klein and Caroline Schinzing), m2. Emma Langley (dau. of Henry Langley and Elizabeth MacNeil). Pearl d. Jul 4, 1924, Leroy Oct 7, 1978 and Harry Dec 14, 1981.
Franklin m2: Annie Boswell Coward (b. Jan 1, 1861, d. Sep 19, 1919, dau. of Anthony B. Coward and Mary E. Wooten). From an earlier marriage to W. W. Cowart, Annie brought child Nellie May Cowart to her marriage with Franklin. Franklin and Nellie had four children together: Lenora Bixler, William Lee Bixler, Harvey Winfield Bixler, and Ann Ruth Bixler.
Franklin m3. Alice G. Cronan, widowed wife of Leon George Louis Maine. Franklin and Alice had no known children.
Franklin Bixler and second wife Annie Boswell Coward are buried in Metairie Cemtery in New Orleans (I do not know if they are buried together).
The name Hirshstein comes from Henry Hirshstein, b. Aug 1867, son of F. Hirststein and Josephine \. He married Isabella Fyfe (known as Belle Fyfe), who was the first child of Isabella Shanks from her first marriage to James Fyfe. There were two other children in the Shanks/Fyfe marriage: James Fyfe, b. Mar 1876, and William Fyfe, b. 1879 (haven't been able to find the two boys beyond 1908).
After the death of Samuel H. Bixler, Kate B. Scobee, aka Kitty, aka Catherine B., married William West Glenny, son of William Glenny and Mary West. They had a son, Ernest C. Glenny, b. Apr 16, 1876. Ernest m. Lena Everson and they had a son, William West Glenny.
Hope the above helps. If you have any questions, please give me a shout. Thanks."
--Isabella was d/o James Shank and Isabella Dock.
--1880 online(LDS family search)Willard, Box Elder Co UT
Perry, Alexandermd m w 50 farmer Scotland Scotland Scotland
Marion Swife md f w 42 khScotland Scotland Scotland
Marion dau s f w 17 UT sch
Agnes Jane dau s f w 12 UT sch
James Sson s m w 12 UT
Lucy D dau s f w 8 UT
Fyfe, Isabellasister in lawmd f w 30 kh Scotland Scotland Scotland(this is Isabelle Shanks who later md Franklin Bixler)
Isabella niece6 MO Scotland Scotland(aka "Belle," she married Henry Hirshstein)
Jamesnephew 4 MO Scotland Scotland
William nephew 1 MO Scotland Scotland
Foster, Carolineniece single f w 12 Scotland Scotland Scotland sch
--Missouri Death online
St Louis Countyroll C10413, pg 73, #3182
Date of report:23 May 1908Name:Sabelle S Bixler, female, white, age 54, occ: Hwork
Date of death:22 May 1908, divorced, born in Scotland (sic)
Place of death:4416 Easton
Cause:Endocarditis; general debility; duration of disease 1 hour
Burial:BellefontaineUndertaker:McFarland & Tinan
Physician returning certificate:A J Hughes
--St Louis MO Public library obit index1908Isabelle S Bixler 5/22
FRANKLIN L BIXLER & Isabella Shanks had 3 ch:
-Pearl Bixler b Aug 1884 MO
-L Roy (Leroy) Bixler b 6 Feb 1887 Kansas City, Jackson Co MO d 7 Oct 1978 MO
-Harry Bixler b 18 Dec 1889 Kansas City, Jackson Co MO d 14 Dec 1981 Quincy, MA
--1900 Carroll Co AR, Cedar Township ed35 sheet 6bEureka Springs 3rd ward6 June 1900113/124
Enumerated with the Smith family
Bixler, Pearlboarderw fAug 188415 single MO MO Scotlandocc:school
--1900 MO soundex
Bixler, Rosy Lv102 ed398 s9 L80
w Feb 188713 MO
St Louis city4416 Easton Ave
bro-in-law to Henry Hirstrstian
--Cousin L sent a copy of page 338 from Who's Who in North St. Louis.I did not save the copy, but it includes a photo and lists him as "L. Roy Bixler."Here is the article:
L. ROY BIXLER
Proprietor of the Hamilton Confectionery at 5899 Cote Brilliante Ave., was born in 1887 at Kansas City, Mo., and came to St. Louis with his parents.For ten years he was employed as a city salesman for St. Louis concerns.In 1919 he established a Fruit and Vegetable stand at 2609 N. 14th street and in July, 1925, moved to 2005 Salisbury street where he continued operating a grocery and meat market in addition to his fruit and vegetable business until recently, when he moved to his present location, establishing the Hamilton Confectionery.Has served successfully on the Association's Retail and Membership Committees and as a Director.
--1900 MO soundex
Bixler, Harryv102 ed398 s9 L81
w Dec 188811 MO
St Louis city4416 Easton Ave
bro-in-law to Henry Hirstrstian
--There are varying birthdates for Harry:11 Dec 1888//18 Dec 1889//11 Dec 1887
I suspect this is his birth record:
MO Birth record online-There is a Jackson County birth for a white, male, Bixler b 18 Dec 1889 at 18th & Johnson, child of Frank & S Bixler - no other info.
FRANKLIN L BIXLER & Annie Boswell Coward had 4 children:
-Lenora E Bixler
-Harvey Winfield Bixler
-William Lee Bixler
-Ann Ruth Bixler
CHILD #2HARRISON E BIXLERb 1 May 1866 MO d 9 March 1964 Alameda Co CA md on 20 Dec 1894 Carroll Co AR to Lura Edna Quirk
(born 12 July 1866 MO d 1 May 1953 Alameda Co CA).
--Some show Harrison's middle name as Edward.
--On line marriage index for Carroll County, Arkansas, shows:
W 2 71 BIXLER HARRISON E 28 QUIRK LURA E 28 12/20/1894
--1900 Crawford Co ARWinfrey? Townshiped51 sheet 487 June 190065/65
Bixler, Harry E head w m May 1866 34 md5yMO IN KYfarmer yyy owns
Lura wife w f July 1866 33 md5y 3ch/3 livingMO MI MIyyy
Mary Katedau w f Sept 1895 4 s TX MO MO
Samuel Ernest son w m Apr 18982 s AR MO MO
Richard Edmond son w m Apr 1898 2 s AR MO MO
Gleny, Kate B mother w f Dec 183861 wd 5y 3ch 3 livingKY KY KYyyy
(next household is Samuel P Scobee)
--California death index:
Harrison E Bixler (Harry) b 1 May 1866 MO d 9 Mar 1965 Alameda Co CA, age 97y mother nee "Scobe"
Lura Edna Bixler b 12 July 1866 MOd 1 May 1953 Alameda Co CA age 86y; mother: Holbrook; father: Quirk
Ernest Samuel Bixler b 11 April 1898 AR d Monterey Co CA 16 June 1978, age 80 years
Richard E Bixler b 11 April 1898 Arkansas; d 4 Feb 1996 Alameda Co CA age 97y;mother:Quirk
Alta Rebecca Bixler Slocum b 26 Nov 1907 CA d 28 Sept 1992 El Dorado Co CA, age 84y;mother: Quirk; father: Bixler
--1920 CA soundex
Bixler, Richardv79 ed89 s7 L92
w 21 Arkansas
Sacramento Co CA1020 H St, Sacramento
Lodger with Mary Buell
--1920 Sacramento Co CASacramento City10 1/2 pcted 89 s7b8 Jan 19201020 "H" Street 57/196
Buell, May/Maryhead rents f w 48 divorcedyyy MO KY MOgown fitter/department store
Vivian dau f w 21 single yyy IA MO MOmilliner/cloaks & suits
Payne, Mabel lodger f w 24 md yyyMass New Zealand/EnglNew Zealand/Englsaleswoman/department store
Bixler, Richard lodger m w 21 single yyy AR MO MOmechanic/automobile
Jutronich, Vick lodger m w 37 single 1905PaJugo-Slovin/Slovene (pbp - same)cook/restaurant
--Note some info shows that Harrison & Lura also had a son Harrison E Bixler--I'm not sure I verified that;NOD.
CHILD #3JAMES O BIXLER b 18 Dec 1871 Missouri d 17 Jan 1917(Can someone verify this death date? dbs)