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Berton (Bert) William Battenfield
Birth: Sep. 3, 1881
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1968
Ingham County
Michigan, USA

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THANK YOU SO MUCH TO MY FRIEND, ROSETTA NEESON, FOR SPONSORING MY GRANDFATHER'S MEMORIAL!
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Thank you for visiting my Grandpa.

My grandpa was a Michigan farmer. He was a family man, as most farmers are. My earliest memories are of my grandparents' farm where I lived with my mother after my father was killed in the war. We lived there in the big old farm house with the barn. It was a very short period in my life, but my memories are good. I think it shaped something inside me because I love the land. Farming is a hard life, and I don't think I ever had any idea how hard until I was much older. My grandpa was always very good to me. I think it helped that we were there because his only son had been killed in the war the year before I was born.

This is how I remember my grandpa. I'm pretty sure that I am on the left, and since I decided this, I'm not sure who is on the right. He used to give me a ride on the tractor when I was a little older. It was such fun, but tricky to stay on sometimes! In reality, I suppose it was very dangerous!

My mother said my first word was "tacter" (tractor).

Daughter: Alverna Maude Battenfield Smith

Siblings:

Kitty M. Acker
Maude E. Cunningham
Laura E. Lennon


 
 
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 Parents:
  William D. Battenfield (1842 - 1916)
  Emma Augusta Haire Battenfield (1856 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Ella Eliza Conant Battenfield (1884 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  Stuart Clare Battenfield (1912 - 1942)*
  Helen Ruth Battenfield Paquet Henkel (1918 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Katherine (Kittie) M. Battenfield Acker (1875 - 1962)*
  Laura E. Battenfield Warren Lennon (1879 - 1970)*
  Berton (Bert) William Battenfield (1881 - 1968)
  Maude E. Battenfield Cunningham (1890 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Lansing
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: rosie mcnaughton
Originally Created by: Ed Houghtaling
Record added: Aug 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21181948
Berton (Bert) William Battenfield
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Berton (Bert) William Battenfield
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Berton (Bert) William Battenfield
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