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Franklin L "Frank" Bixler Blasius
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1872
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1918
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA

-----1880 Lima Twp, Lagrange Co IN 312C, pg 3, sd 6, ed 14, house/family: 25/26
Blossius (indexed as Blossoms), Joseph 38 farmer OH Germany PA
Mary E 38 wife IN England England
Frank 7 son IN OH IN (this has to be Frank Bixler Blasius)

Frank L Blasius (Bixler) married on 9 Oct 1895 St Joseph Co MI to Ameda (Armeda) L Hagen.

1900 Sherman Twp, St Joseph Co MI
Blaseus, Frank b Dec 1872 md5 IN OH OH miller
Almeda b Mar/May 1877 md5 1/1 MI Germ Germ
Arthur b Apr 1897 MI IN MI

1910 Sherman Twp, St Joseph Co MI
Blasius, Frank head 37 md1 for 14y IN OH OH, farmer&miller, genl farm
Alameda wife 34 md1 for 14y 2ch/2 living MI Ger/Dutch Ger/Dutch
Arthur son 12 MI IN IN
Ethel dau 9 MI IN IN
Bixler, Tobias brother 56 OH OH OH; occ: none

Per death certificate of Frank L Blasius:
Frank L Blasius b 10 Dec 1872 Indiana d 7 Apr 1918 Sherman Twp, St Joseph Co MI; occ: farmer; father: Henry Bixler b OH; mother: Harriett Hair b OH; informant: Arthur Blasius of Sturgis MI; bd Oak Lawn Cemetery.


Children of Frank & Almeda:
---Arthur Luellen Blasius 1897-1958 #117387045 md 1921 to Martha Barnes (dc shows him as div.)
---Ethel A Blasius Schaaf McCarthy 1901-2000 #132019782

Frank was raised by Joseph Blasius & Mary:

Children of Valentine Blasius and Mary Mock:
----Harriet Alice Blasius Aker 1837-1929 #68565806 (William Bixler w/ her in 1880)
----Daniel Blasius 1840-1901 #60664074 md Mary Long (Tobias was w/them 1880)
----Joseph Blasius 1842-1928 #117364096 md Mary E 1842-1895 and Lena 1853-1913 (Joseph & Mary raised Frank Bixler and he used the name Blasius)
----Catherine “Kate” Blasius b 1851 d before the 1900 census md 1 Jan 1876 Lagrange Co IN to Everard T McCredie (Dec 1837-1914 #69903286); ch: Thomas McCredie b 1876-1877 (perhaps Thomas McCredie 1875-1939 #157599070), Amanda b Aug 1879 and/or Manda McCredie 1878-1879 #69902392, & Gabriel 1882-1882 #69902462


Frank's birth parents were: Henry Bixler & Harriet Hair/Hare.

Henry Bixler 1827-1877 #16853505 married Harriet Hare #71622256
-----Early mgs of Stark Co OH: Bixler, Henry - Harriet Hare 24 Apr 1853 134 C58
-----1860 Stark Co OH Bethlehem Twp P O Navarre 25 June 1860
98/463/463
Biller, Henry 29 m farmer 2300/930 OH
Harriet 33 f PA
Tobias 6 m OH sch
Margaret 4 f OH
Louisa 2 f OH
Catherine 6/12 f OH
-----1870 LaGrange Co IN Lima Twp P O Lima
246/111/109 26 July 1870
Bixler, Henry 42 m w farmer 5200/1000 OH cit
Harriet 34 f w kh PA
Tobias 16 m w OH sch
Margaret 14 f w OH
Lucy 11 f w OH sch
Maria 8 f w OH sch
Emma 6 f w IN
Wm 1 m w IN
-----Index to the Early Wills 1844-1920 Kosciusko Co IN: Bixler, Henry 3/109 1/3/1878
-----Indiana Wills Phase 2 1851-1880: Bixler, Henry 1878 Kosciusko Co IN Bk 3 Page 109
-----Kosciusko Co will index: BIXLER, Henry 3 109 3 Jan 1878
-----Guardian & Estate Indexes 1837-1880 Kosciusko Co IN -- Priser 1986
Section 1 Guardianship records pg 4 Bk & page GL2-524
Date of letters: 31 Mar 1879
Name of deceased for the following 3 wards: Henry Bixler
Name of guardian for the following 3 wards: William Bixler
Emma Bixler age 13 yrs on Aug 26, 1878
William Bixler age 10 years on Oct 14, 1878
Franklin L Bixler age 10 years on Oct 14, 1878 (seems to be a transcription error)
-----Cemeteries of LaGrange Co IN Current 1984
Pretty Prairie Cemetery (Greenfield Twp)
Row 12
5 Sarah - - - - - unreadable
6 Rachel Unr wife of Jacob 25 yrs Dec 10, 1862
7 Charles P Unreadable
8 Catharine Bixler dau of H & H 5 yrs Sep 10, 1862
Row 14
12 Harriet Bixler wife of Henry 1836-1873
Tobias Bixler 1854-1912
13 Samuel Swihart son of J & S Inf Apr 8, 1874
14 John W Swihart son of J & S Inf Sept 12, 1870
15 Several other Swiharts, the oldes of which are:
Jonathan Swihart 74 yrs June 30, 1882
Susanna Swihart 57 yrs Dec 2, 1867
[Note: the dates are a bit off, but it looks like a duplicate memorial was added at Pretty Praire for Henry Bixler; I requested it be removed to avoid confusion.]
-----1886 Tax Assessment List Real Estate Kosciusko Co IN (Warsaw IN library)
Bixler, Henry Tippecanoe Twp 107+ acres $1730/land $50 improvements

Children of Henry Bixler & Harriet Hare/Hair:

TOBIAS BIXLER 1854-1912 #78671243 (with Daniel & Mary Blasius in 1880)

MARGARET A “MAGGIE” BIXLER 1856 OH-1878 #16853657 md 27 March 1877 to James Whitney Parker

LUCY/LOUISA BIXLER 1858-1876 #74074572

CATHARINE BIXLER 1859-1862 #71584110

MARIA BIXLER 1861/62-1876 #74074590

EMMA BIXLER 1864-1937 #112780985 md 6 May 1891 Hancock Co OH to Charles H Sidener (1865-1950 #143549685). In 1880, Emma was living in Lima OH with her aunt Mariah Hair Reed.

WILLIAM BIXLER 14 Oct 1868-1952 #74074646 md 4 Oct 1892 Kosciusko Co IN to May/Mary E Tenney (1873-1954 #74074612); he was living with Harriet Blasius Aker (d/o Valentine Blasius & Mary Mock) and family in 1880. Children:
-----See A Standard History of Kosciusko Co IN L W Royse Lewis Publishing 1919 (Warsaw IN library dbs)
-----Children are: Fred Bixler who married Grace Biltz/Bilz (ch: Francis Wiladine Bixler 1914-1914 #112797777; Leah Delight Bixler 1915-1996 md Howard Bibler; Winton Eugene Bixler 1917-1993) and Mildred Bixler who married Isaac Kline (ch: June b 1916 md Gerald Eugene Firestone s/o Roy & Lydia - see Kosciusko Co IN 1836-1986 Kosciusko Co Hist Soc 1994 pg 119 Roy and Lydia (Loher) Firestone)
-----Applications for mg Kosciusko Co IN compiled by Marjorie Nye
Bixler, Wm H (24) 1st mg
Parents: Henry Bixler & Hannah Hair
Spouse: May Finney
Date married: 4 Oct 1892
-----1905 Tax Assessment list Personal Property (Warsaw IN library)
Bixler, William H age 36 PO R4 Warsaw Tippecanoe Twp Assessment $690

FRANKLIN L “FRANK” (BIXLER) BLASIUS 1872-1918 #111813373 md 9 Oct 1895 St Joseph Co MI to Almeda Hagan #111814454


 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Bixler (1827 - 1877)
  Harriet Hare Bixler (1836 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Almeda Hagen Blasius (1877 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Arthur L. Blasius (1897 - 1958)*
  Ethel A Blasius McCarthy (1901 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catharine Bixler (____ - 1862)*
  Maria Bixler (____ - 1876)*
  Lucy Bixler (____ - 1876)*
  Tobias Bixler (1854 - 1912)*
  Margaret A. Bixler Parker (1856 - 1878)*
  Emma Bixler Sidener (1864 - 1937)*
  William H Bixler (1868 - 1952)*
  Franklin L Bixler Blasius (1872 - 1918)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Sturgis
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Donna Bixler-Simpson
Record added: Jun 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111813373
Franklin L Frank <i>Bixler</i> Blasius
Added by: Daniel Brothers
 
Franklin L Frank <i>Bixler</i> Blasius
Added by: Daniel Brothers
 
Franklin L Frank <i>Bixler</i> Blasius
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