Laura Olive Hillman

Female 1879 - 1951  (71 years)


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  • Name Laura Olive Hillman  [1, 2, 3
    Born 4 Nov 1879  Gage Co NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 3 May 1951  North Loup, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Buried Cottonwood Cem Burwell Garfield Co NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7
    Notes 
    • MRS. RAYMOND BIRCH

      Obituary

      Laura Olive Hillman, daughter of Edwin and Emily Hillman, was born November 4, 1879, in Gage Co NE, and departed this life at the home of her daughter, Blanch Frederick, at North Loup, Thursday. May 3, 1951, at the age of 71 years, 6 months and 29 days.

      On January 23, 1902, she was united in marriage to Raymond Birch at Beatrice, NE. They set up housekeeping and farming in Gage County until 1909, after which they moved to Loup County and took up a Kinkaid homestead where they lived until 1945, when they moved to Garfield Co east of Burwell.

      To this union were born 5 girls and 3 boys, of which 3 died in infancy. Those surviving are: Lester, of Lebanon, MO, Mrs. Blanch Frederick of North Loup, Mrs Violet Jaster of David City, Nebr Mrs Marjorie Klink of St. Maries, Idaho, and Raymond Jr. of Ord.

      She became a member of the Latterday Day Saints Church at Adams, NE, in the year 1900.

      Left to mourn her passing are: her husband, five children, 21 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 1 sister, 2 brothers, and a host of friends and relatives.

      During the past year she had been in failing health, but remained cheerful at all times until the last.

      She was a kind and loving wife and mother, and was loved by all her friends and neighbors.

      Funeral services were held Monday, at 2:00 P.M. at the Christian Church with Elder Shrunk of Lincoln officiating. The music was furnished by: Mrs. Bus Olcott, Miss Eleanor Reincke and Mrs. Bernard Haines at the piano. A solo was sung by Mrs. Shrunk.

      The pallbearers were six grandsons: Russell and Clarence Birch, Robert Frederick, Harold Coash, Chester McKimmey, and Frank Porter.

      Burial was in the Burwell Cem.

      Relatives attending from out-of-town were: Mr. and Mrs. Lester Birch and family of Labanon, MO; Mr. and Mrs. Willard Jaster and family of David City, Nebr.; Mrs. Lloyd Klink of St. Maries, Idaho; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Collin and Mrs. Ada Price of Waxahachie, Texas; Mrs Will Widney of Fay, OK; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Porter of Albin, Wyoming.
    Person ID I2631  DeanJul09
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2009 

    Father Edwin Rathburn Hillman,   b. 15 May 1840, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1922, Bayard, Morrill Co, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Emily Cordelia Rogers,   b. 13 Dec 1846, Elizabethtown IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1935, North Platte, Lincoln Co NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1863  Dubuque Co Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 8, 9
    Family ID F0939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Raymond Edwin Birch,   b. 5 Feb 1881, Potta Co Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1968, Hastings, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1902  Beatrice, Gage Co NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 6
    Notes 
    • [Dean July25 03.FTW]

      [Hillman.FTW]

      [DeVault.FTW]

      1920 Census, Loup Co NE

      Ray BIrch - mrd age 38, born Iowa
      Laura Birch - wife, age 40, born Nebraska
      Lester Birch - son, age 16, born Nebraska
      Blanche Birch - dau age14, born Nebraska
      Violet Birch - dau age 7, born Nebraska
      Margarie Birch - dau age 5, born Nebraska
      Robert Birch - son, age 2 yrs. 8 mos born Nebraska
      [Dean Aug 172003.FTW]

      [Dean July25 03.FTW]

      [Hillman.FTW]

      [DeVault.FTW]

      1920 Census, Loup Co Nebraska

      Ray BIrch - mrd age 38, born Iowa
      Laura Birch - wife, age 40, born Nebraska
      Lester Birch - son, age 16, born Nebraska
      Blanche Birch - dau age14, born Nebraska
      Violet Birch - dau age 7, born Nebraska
      Margarie Birch - dau age 5, born Nebraska
      Robert Birch - son, age 2 yrs. 8 mos born Nebraska
    Children 
     1. Lester Wesley Birch,   b. 17 Mar 1903, Gage Co NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1969, Lebanon, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. ? Birch,   d. At birth Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Blanche Anna Birch
     4. LaVerne Edwin Birch,   b. 20 May 1911, Gracie, Loup Co NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1912  (Age 0 years)
     5. Violet Emily Birch,   b. 25 Dec 1912, Gracie, Loup Co NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1973, Fontana, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     6. Marjorie Fern Birch
     7. Robert Raymond Birch,   b. 9 Apr 1917, Taylor, Loup Co NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1960, Riverside, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     8. Laura Mae Birch,   b. 30 May 1920, Loup Co NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1923  (Age 2 years)
    Family ID F0290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S002584] Cartwright, Wanda (Hillman) letter January 31, 2000 (Tracy DeVault).

    2. [S004143] Turpin, Carrie (Sivits) letter April 5, 2000 (Tracy DeVault).

    3. [S059605] DeVault, Tracy, From Whence We Came, Tracy DeVault, (self published Dec 31 2002).
      Date of Import: Jul 1, 2000

    4. [S002478] Birch, James descendents prepared by Susan (Johnson) Birch (TracyDeVault).

    5. [S003296] Hillman, Laura Olive Obituary (Tracy DeVault).

    6. [S002721] DeVault.FTW.
      Date of Import: Jul 1, 2000

    7. [S003466] Hillman.FTW.
      Date of Import: Jul 2, 2000

    8. [S003696] Marriage License - Edwin R. Hillman & Emily C. Rogers.

    9. [S059605] DeVault, Tracy, From Whence We Came, Tracy DeVault, (self published Dec 31 2002).


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