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Robert Wylie McMicken

Robert Wylie McMicken

Male 1900 - 1964  (64 years)

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  • Name Robert Wylie McMicken  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 2 Mar 1900  Na-Au-Say Twsp, Kendall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Agriculture - Farmer 
    Died 15 Mar 1964  Plainfield, Will Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Buried Wheatland Presbyterian Cem, Plainfield, Will Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Person ID I10074  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2015 

    Father Francis T. ("Frank") McMicken,   b. 28 Jun 1856, Na-Au-Say Twsp, Kendall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1929, Wheatland Twsp, Will Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Burnett,   b. 4 Jun 1855, Wheatland Twsp, Will Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1923, Aurora, Kane Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married Y  [2
    Family ID F3639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Olive Mae Schlee [Ferguson],   b. 2 Feb 1900, Plainfield, Will Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1999, Plainfield, Will Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1923  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Margaret McMicken,   b. Abt 1927, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Carolyn McMicken,   b. 22 Feb 1933, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F3638  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In 1900 the census listed Robert McMicken, 3 months old, living with his parents Frank, 43, born Jun 1856, and Elizabeth, 44, Jun 1855; and the following children: Thomas B, 21, b. May 1879; James, 17, b Apr 1883; Burnett, 7, b. Mar 1893; Robert, 3 months, b. "Feb 1900"; and a servant Mary Johnson, 53. All were born in Illinois, except the servant, who was Swedish. His father was employed as a farmer. 1900 U.S. Census, ED 124, Na-Au-Say Twsp, Kendall Cnty, IL (T 623, Roll 313, stamped p. 98).

      At the time of this 1900 census, Robert and his McMicken family were living 5 dwellings (probably farms) away from James and Janette Campbell, the great-grandparents of Robert's wife-to-be, Olive Ferguson.

      The 1920 census shows Robert, 19, living with his parents Frank T, 63, and Elizabeth B, 64. Frank was employed as a farm machinery salesman; Robert was doing general farm labor. 1920 U.S. Census, Wheatland Twsp, Will Cnty, IL (T 625, Roll 415, stamped p. 248B).

      The 1930 census records Robert, 30, living with his wife of 6 years Olive, 30, and daughter Margaret, 3. All were born in Illinois. Robert was employed as an electricion at a "battery station." 1930 U.S. Census, ED 99-86, Wheatland Twsp, Will Cnty, IL (T 626, Roll 569, stamped p. 225).
    • In 1940 the census shows Robert McMicken, 40, and Olive, 40, together with their two daughters: Margaret, 13, and Caroline, 7. All had been born in Illinois. Robert was a farmer. 1940 U.S. Census, Plainfield Twsp, Will Cnty, IL (T 627, Roll 909, stamped p. 1469). See also: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KWTS-4FT
    • Wheatland Presbyterian Ch. Cemetery notes, pertaining to Lot 132, state:
      "Robert McMicken, son of Frank and Elizabeth Burnet McMicken, husband of Olive Ferguson McMicken, born Mar. 2, 1900, died Mar. 15, 1964 (age 64-0-13)
      "Olive Ferguson McMicken (Born Olive May Schlee and upon the request of her father was given over to the custody and care of Wallace and Maggie Ferguson who were childless to be raised until majority age was reached), born Feb. 2, 1900, died Sept. 9 [sic], 1999 (age 99-7-7)"

      Also see: http://www.interment.net/data/us/il/will/wheat_presby/index.htm

  • Sources 
    1. [S840] Wheatland|, Janet Brown, "Notes Concerning Records of Interments in the Wheatland United Presbyterian Cemetery", (A compilation of "Notes from Janet Brown's papers (found at the Plainfield [IL] Historical Society) and from our church notes"; Wheatland Presbyterian Church, 11839 S. Heggs Rd, Plainfield, Il 60585; copy available at Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL 60544 (undated) [Thanks to Tina Beaird, tbeaird@plainfieldpubliclibrary.org, for help with this.] ).

    2. [S734] Dickson's Kendall Cnty Pg|, Elmer G. Dickson, "The Kendall County, Illinos Home Page," Part of the USGenWeb Project, (http://kendallkin.org ), (Burials, Alphabetical).

    3. [S839] Burnett Chart|, Thomas W. Burnet III, "Burnet(t) Family Tree 1", (Chart prepared by Thomas W. Burnet III; copy provided by Tina Beaird, Plainfield, IL; Email: tbeaird@plainfieldpubliclibrary.org (Apr-May 2012)).

    4. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 8651771.