|Birth: ||Nov. 3, 1846|
|Death: ||Nov. 30, 1918|
Mille Lacs County
Robert M. Saxon died at his home in Greenbush from ailments incumbent upon old age of November 30.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. James A. Geer at the family home in Greenbush on Monday afternoon, and Miss Marie Winsor, Miss Joyce Briggs, L. S. Briggs and Grover Umbehocker rendered hymnal selections. The remains were interred in Oak Knoll cemetery.
Robert M. Saxon was born on November 3, 1846, in Brown county, Ohio, and was therefore 72 years 3 weeks and 4 days old at the time, of his death. He resided - on a farm in Brown county until 10 years of age, when he moved with his parents to Logansport, Ind., where the family resided but a short time, having decided to move to a farm near Delphi. Here he received an academic education and grew to manhood. In 1868 he located in Champaign county, ILL., where he was married in 1871 to Libbie Jane Canfield of Galesburg. He was engaged in the produce business in Galesburg for a number of years and ultimately came to Mille Lacs county. Fifteen years ago he suffered a paralytic stroke and since then has been in failing health. He is survived by his wife and three sons—Edward and Charles of Greenbush and Lewis of Cambridge. He also leaves two brothers and two sisters, viz: James, Blue Hill; William, Mount Pleasant, Mich.; Mrs. Joseph Amberg, Chicago; and Mrs. Rachael Houser, Indianapolis, Ind.
Robert Saxon was a man of sterling character, true to his friends and devoted to his family.
Princeton UNION Dec 5, 1918
Princeton has listing of two graves owned by Robert Saxon, but no burial record. But Newspaper obit of the day says Robert and Libbie were buried in Oak Knoll.
James Robert Saxon (1817 - 1895)
Sarah Ann Shurts Saxon (1822 - 1892)
Elizabeth Jane Canfield Saxon (1852 - 1920)*
Edward Lloyd Saxon (1874 - 1944)*
Lewis Raymond Saxon (1876 - 1951)*
Mary Jane Saxon (1845 - 1848)*
Robert Morey Saxon (1846 - 1918)
Sarah Matilda Saxon Wright (1853 - 1915)*
Rachel A Saxon Houser (1854 - 1932)*
Emma Saxon Arnberg (1854 - 1926)*
James M Saxon (1854 - 1920)*
Oak Knoll Cemetery
Mille Lacs County
Maintained by: Marilyn Phelps
Originally Created by: Judy Howard
Record added: Aug 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95509992
Added: Oct. 29, 2012