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Lucille Margaret Fox Hillaker
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Birth: May 21, 1908
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1942
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Lucille was born to Joseph and Katie Fox in Louisville, KY. She had a younger brother, Joe, who was born in 1913 while the family was living in Cleveland, OH. She married James Glover Newman of Cleveland on February 14, 1931 in Grove City, Mercer, Pennsylvania. Tommy was the child they had. Lucille began divorce proceedings on August 6, 1935 while she and little Tommy were listed as living at 493 East 106th Street, Cleveland, OH. The divorce was finalized on November 18, 1936 with the assistance of her Attorney William A. Weiss. It is not known when Lucille married my Grandfather, Harold Oscar Hillaker, but records reflect it took place shortly after her divorce from James Newman while she was still living in Cleveland, OH. Harold became stepfather to Lucille's firstborn son, Thomas Franklin Newman who had been born in 1932. Lucille and Harold would become parents to Joyce Kathryn (b.1938, Chicago), Harl Joseph(b.1939,Chicago) and Alan (b.1941,Los Angeles). The family is last noted in the 1940 census while living in Chicago. For reasons unknown, Harold oftentimes changed the spelling of his surname and this time is noted as 'Harold Hillman'. They are shown living on East 79 Street in Chicago, the record states that they had resided in Richland, Ohio in 1935 ~ further research needs to be done on that. Lucille passed away in the summer of 1942 from complications from an infection following another pregnancy. She was buried in GreenLawn Cemetery in Kansas City, MO. Of note, her surname on the death certificate and burial records are noted as 'Hellicker'. Her tombstone has yet to be ordered.


Harold Hillman
"United States Census, 1940"
Name: Harold Hillman
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Ward 17, Chicago, Chicago City, Cook, Illinois, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 40
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birthplace: New York
Birth Year (Estimated): 1900
Last Place of Residence: Rural, Richland, Ohio
District: 103-1120
Family Number: 92
Sheet Number and Letter: 5A
Line Number: 6
Affiliate Publication Number: T627
Affiliate Film Number: 955
Digital Folder Number: 005459696
Image Number: 00077
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Harold Hillman M 40 New York
Wife Lucile Hillman F 31 Kentucky
Son Thomas Hillman M 8 Illinois
Daughter Joyce Hillman F 1 Illinois
Son Harold Hillman M 0 Illinois

Their address noted on East 79th Street

***Note: Multiple errors in this census record above!


A Bridge Across Time

She calls to me from long ago; through sunlit skies; through drifts of snow; in dancing clouds above the sea, I call to her....and she to me.

So real was she. She laughed; she cried. She loved; she lost. She lived... she died. In hopes and dreams, so real was she. She lived her life that I may be.

The blood through which my veins does flow. The same as her's, so long ago. So it will be. Then when I'm gone, in a future child it will flow on.

I'll live my life, and when it's done, I'll live again in those to come. For I'm a bridge from she to me; from all that were, to those to be.

Author Darlene Stevens

An interesting observation: the only female birth recorded on Lucille's DOB in Jefferson County,KY is noted as:

Katie Oxley in entry for Millinger, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"
Name: Millinger
Gender: Female
Christening Date:
Christening Place:
Birth Date: 21 May 1908
Birthplace: Jefferson County, Kentucky
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race: White
Father's Name: Joe Millinger
Father's Birthplace: Ger
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Katie Oxley
Mother's Birthplace: Ger-Am
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C01695-1
System Origin: Kentucky-EASy
GS Film number: 1844142
Reference ID: p 61

Further research to be done.

Family links: 
  Joseph William Fox (1885 - 1947)
  Katie Fox (1889 - 1960)
  Harold Oscar Hillaker (1898 - ____)
  Lucille Margaret Fox Hillaker (1908 - 1942)
  Joseph C. Fox (1913 - 1979)*
*Calculated relationship
Green Lawn Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Honoring My Ancestors
Record added: Jan 21, 2012
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Lucille Margaret <i>Fox</i> Hillaker
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Lucille Margaret <i>Fox</i> Hillaker
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Lucille Margaret <i>Fox</i> Hillaker
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