Batey, Robert Bruce (1875-1945)

Robert Bruce Batey (sometimes called “R. Bruce Batey”) was a manager for Western Life and Assurance Company. He lived at 2043 Pendrell Street in 1913 and 2046 Pendrell Street in 1914 and 1915.

He was born on April 11, 1875, in California, possibly in San Francisco. His father was David Batey (1849-1930); his mother was Georgiana Williams (1838-1927).

On September 18, 1898, in Wooley, Skagit County, Washington, he married Mille M. Walker. She was born in Canada about 1880.

In 1910, Robert and Mille were living in Seattle, Washington.

In 1913 and 1914, Robert was working in the insurance business in Vancouver. In 1913, he was living at 2043 Pendrell Street. In 1914 and 1915, he was at 2046 Pendrell Street.

In 1918, when Robert registered for the United States military draft, he and Mille were living in Marion, Oregon.

Mille died in 1923. She was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange County, California; Plot: Lawn W.

On October 9, 1926, in Santa Ana, Robert married Emily H. Miller. She was a stenographer who was born in Minnesota about 1889. Emily’s parents were from Norway:  her father was Hans Amberson; her mother was Rose Johnson.

In 1930, Robert and Emily were living in Santa Ana.

Robert died on September 20, 1945, in Sedro Woolley, Washington State. He was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange County, California; Plot: Lawn W.

 

Robert Bruce Batey and Mille Walker had the following daughters.

 

Elizabeth Batey

Elizabeth Batey was born in Washington State about 1900.

 

Frances Batey

Frances Batey was born in Washington State about 1902. She may also have been called Eloise.

Eloise Batey was born in Bellingham, Washington on February 16, 1902. She was married and divorced before 1926. On October 9, 1926, in Santa Ana, California, Eloise married Fred Fidel Eyraud. He was born on May 10, 1902 in Puente, California. His parents were both born in France; his father was F.F. Eyraud; his mother was Marie Echamendy.

In 1940, Fred and Eloise were living in Bakersfield, California.

Fred died in Riverside, California on October 13, 1981.

Eloise died in Riverside, California on March 16, 1993.

 

Alven D. Batey (possibly also called Donna A. Miller)

In the 1930 United States census, Robert Bruce Batey and Emily H. Miller had a daughter, Alven D. Batey, who was born in California about 1920. This appears to be Donna A. Miller, who was born on February 17, 1920, in Los Angeles.

 

Sources

Batey Family

“The Batey Family,” Four British Bachelors Clear the Wilderness at the site of future Sedro, http://www.skagitriverjournal.com/S-W/Pre1900/4Bachelors.html

“Washington, Death Certificates, 1907-1960,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N35Q-8YD : accessed 28 May 2014), Georgiana Batey in entry for David Batey, 16 Jun 1930; citing Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, reference 247, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Olympia; FHL microfilm 2022719.

“Washington, Death Certificates, 1907-1960,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N3PZ-896 : accessed 28 May 2014), Georgianna Batey, 11 Oct 1927; citing Sedro Woolley, Skagit, Washington, reference 401, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Olympia; FHL microfilm 2022414.

 

Robert Bruce Batey

Marriages From Book Compiled By Eunice E. Way, As reported in the Isabella County Enterprise, 1875-1900, and transcribed as searchable material on the internet by Barbara Lesser 4/1999: “BATEY, R. Bruce. Married 18 Sept. 1898 in Wooley, WA to Mille WALKER.”

“United States Census, 1910,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGVD-N3S : accessed 28 May 2014), Robert B Batey, Seattle Ward 3, King, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 92, sheet 14A, family 289, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375672.

“United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6ZR-ZW1 : accessed 28 May 2014), Robert Bruce Batey, 1917-1918; citing Marion County no 1, Oregon, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d); FHL microfilm 1852134.

“California, County Marriages, 1850-1952,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8F4-PBW : accessed 28 May 2014), Robert B Batey and Emily H Miller, 09 Oct 1926; citing p. 298, Orange, California, United States; FHL microfilm 2051010.

“United States Census, 1930,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XCDG-D4R : accessed 28 May 2014), Robert B Batey, Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0075, sheet 7A, family 202, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 182.

“Washington, Death Certificates, 1907-1960,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N3TR-579 : accessed 28 May 2014), Robert Bruce Batey, 20 Sep 1945; citing Sedro Woolley, Skagit, Washington, reference 463, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Olympia; FHL microfilm 2032465.

Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial# 67707293, R. Bruce Batey, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=67707310; Birth: 1876; Death: 1945; Burial: Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA, Plot: Lawn W.

 

Mille M. Walker (wife of Robert Bruce Batey)

Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial# 67707293, Mille M. Batey, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=67707293; Birth: 1880; Death: 1923; Burial: Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA, Plot: Lawn W

Eloise Batery (daughter of Robert Bruce Batey)

“California, County Marriages, 1850-1952,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8F4-PBB : accessed 28 May 2014), R B Batey in entry for Fred Eyraud and Eloise Batey, 09 Oct 1926; citing p. 301, Orange, California, United States; FHL microfilm 2051010.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V95L-Y62 : accessed 28 May 2014), null, Oct 1981; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

“California, Death Index, 1940-1997,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VGG2-XQ1 : accessed 28 May 2014), Fred Fidel Eyraud, 13 Oct 1981; citing Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V32L-7ZL : accessed 28 May 2014), null, 16 Mar 1993; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

“California, Death Index, 1940-1997,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VGPT-H6H : accessed 28 May 2014), Eloise C Eyraud, 16 Mar 1993; citing Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“United States Public Records,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QJ6T-Y7LH : accessed 28 May 2014), Eloise C Eyraud, Residence, Santa Ana, California, United States; from a third party aggregator of publicly available information.

 

Donna A Miller (daughter of Emily A Miller (née Amberson))

“California, Birth Index, 1905-1995,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VLNF-DZ2 : accessed 28 May 2014), Donna A Miller, 17 Feb 1920; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.

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