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ROBERT BABCOCK

by Bob Babcock

THIRD GENERATION, SIXTH CHILD OF WILLIAM AND MARY BABCOCK

Robert Babcock
BIRTH:13 Jun 1883 - Mukwa, Waupaca, WI
DEATH:29 Nov 1962 - Little Wolf, Waupaca, WI
BURIAL:04 Dec 1962 - Mukwa, Waupaca, WI

Robert was born Mukwa. In 1895, he lived in Caledonia, perhaps in that shack by the river. In 1900, still in Caledonia, he was living at home. In 1905, Robert lived at home in Northport, residence A. In 1906, his sister lived in Eland Junction, her husband worked at a saw mill, and Robert had a job in Eland Junction doing general work.

Robert was married 14 Nov 1906 in New London, Waupaca, WI to:

Cora Matteson
BIRTH:02 Jan 1882 - Ellington, Outagamie, WI
DEATH:01 Aug 1976 - Cottonwood, Tehama, CA
BURIAL:05 Aug 1976 - Mukwa, Waupaca, WI

They lived in Eland and Robert started work with the railroad, Ashland Division in March of 1907.
 
Children of Robert and Cora Babcock:

Gladys (16 Sep 1907 - 01 Jan 2001)
Clare (01 Oct 1913 - 10 Apr 1990)

Clare was born in Northport while Robert was on a 2 year break from the railroad. Robert went back to work for the railroad in December of 1915, this time in Eland. They lived in Eland until he retired. Click here to see his service record with the Chicago and Northwestern railroad.

After retirement, Robert and Cora moved to Northport, residence D.

Cora front, Robert back

Gladys
Clare
Next       Cora
Last update: January 2, 2020