Roy Baty

Leroy Newton Baty (1892 - 1953)

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Leroy Newton (Roy) Baty
Born in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 21 Jun 1916 in Monmouth, Warren Co., Illinoismap
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Father of , , , , , , , , , [private son (1930s - unknown)], [private daughter (1940s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1940s - unknown)]
Died in Metz, Jasper County, Iowamap
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Biography

This profile is part of the Baty Name Study.

Leroy Newton Baty was born to parents Newton Baty and Jeannie Taylor in 1892. He was married to Lola Hitchler and the couple had twelve children. "Roy" was a Christian man and raised his family in a Christian manner. He was a worker at the Maytag plant in Newton for over two decades. He died and was buried in Jasper County, Iowa in 1916.

Birth

Leroy was the eldest of four children born to parents Newton W. and Jeannie Ruby (Taylor) Baty on September 16, 1892 near Newton, Jasper Co., Iowa.[1][2]

Marriage

Leroy married Lola Ruth Hitchler on 21 June 1916 in Monmouth, Illinois.[3] In her bible, Lola wrote that she and Roy were married by a Rev. Jones, a Methodist minister.[4] Roy and Lola did not have their parents consent to marry and they eloped in nearby Illinois where they were able to obtain a marriage license. Their sudden marriage - without consent - caused quite a stir in the Baty and Hitchler households.[5]

Children

Leroy and Lola had the following children:[4]

i. Carroll Dale Baty[6]
ii. Rosemond Ilee (Baty) Edwards[7][6]
iii. Beryl Lorraine (Baty) Specht[8]
iv. Miriam Maxine (Baty) Hayes[9]
v. Elda Marie Baty[10], d. 23 March 1928, Newton, Iowa.[11]
vi. Doris Hitchler (Baty) Immell[12]
vii. Winona June (Baty) Clark[13]
viii. Pauline Isabella (Baty) Britsch[13]
ix. Faith (Baty) Specht[13]
x. John Leroy Baty[13]
xi. Dena Ruth (Baty) Couch[13]
xii. Junella Pearl (Baty) Shunk[13]

Timeline and residence

1892 - near Newton, Jasper, Iowa - Roy was born on 16 September[1]
1905 - Newton, Jasper, Iowa - census[14]
1900 - Newton, Jasper, Iowa - census[2]
1910 - Newton, Jasper, Iowa - census[15]
1916 - Monmouth, Illinois - marriage to Lola Ruth Hitchler on 21 June[3]
1920 Newton, Jasper, Iowa - census[6]
1953 - Metz, Jasper, Iowa - Roy died on 30 November[13]

Death and burial

Leroy died on November 30, 1953 in Metz, Jasper County, Iowa.[13] He was buried in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.[16]

Obituary

The text of Leroy Baty's obituary:

Roy N. Baty, 61, dies early today at his home - Funeral services are pending for Roy Newton Baty, 61, life-time resident of Jasper county, who died at his farm home north of Metz at 8 a.m. today.
He had worked at the Maytag company for a period of 27 years and was a member of the 25 Year club there.
Born to Newton and Jennie Baty Sept. 15, 1892, near Newton, he married Lola Hitchler June 21, 1916, at Monmouth, Ill.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Carrol of San Gabriel, Calif., and John of Newton; nine daughters, Mrs. Wilbur (Rosemond) Edwards of Newton, Mrs. Max (Lorraine) Specht of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Virgil (Mariam) Hayes of Rosemond, Calif., Mrs. Howard (Doris) Schmidt of El Monte, Calif., Mrs. Vernon (Winona) Tool of Newton, Pauline Baty of Zion, Ill., and Dena, Junella and Faith, all at home; one brother, Clive of Iowa City; two sisters, Mrs. Alvira Cox of Newton, and Mrs. William Baty of Lincoln, Neb.; one half-sister, Mrs. Mildred Baty of Houston, Mo.
He was a member of the Full Gospel Church. Toland Funeral home is in charge of arrangements. ~ Newton Daily News, November 30, 1953.[13]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Iowa Delayed Birth Records, 1856-1940. State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa. Accessed 30 April 2018 SJ Baty at https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=IowaDelayedBirths&h=300045785.
  2. 2.0 2.1 1900 US Census, Newton, Jasper, Iowa. Local file copy.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK92-BFHM : 17 October 2017), Roy N Baty and Lola Hitchler, 21 Jun 1916; citing Warren, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,377,920.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Hug, Barbara Lane and Adams, Marvelyn Lane, "Baty Family Burials", IAGenweb: Baty Family Burial, accessed SJ Baty on 9 April 2018.
    Archive copy: Sugargrove Cemetery.
  5. The story of Roy and Lola's eloping is well known in family circles and has been discussed at many Baty family reunions that take place every July 4th in Newton, Iowa.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9R6K-Q2T?cc=1488411&wc=QZJP-2HH%3A1036470601%2C1036852001%2C1037798401%2C1589332434 : 14 December 2015), Iowa > Jasper > Newton Ward 4 > ED 35 > image 29 of 36; citing NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.). Local file copy.
  7. Birth of Rosemond Baty: "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVFD-6HG : 10 March 2018), Leroy Newton Baty in entry for Rosamind Il Baty, 12 Oct 1918; citing Mound Prairie Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,863,300. Accessed 20 October 2018 SJ Baty.
  8. Birth of Beryl Baty: "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVFD-6LP : 10 March 2018), Leroy N. Baty in entry for Beryl Lorraine Baty, 07 May 1920; citing Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,863,300. Accessed 20 October 2018 SJ Baty.
  9. Birth of Miriam: "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVNC-8H6 : 10 March 2018), Leroy Newton Baty in entry for Miriam Maxine Baty, 29 May 1921; citing Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,863,300. Accessed 20 October 2018 SJ Baty.
  10. Birth of Elda Baty: "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVNC-85M : 10 March 2018), Leroy Newton Baty in entry for Elda Marie Baty, 15 Jun 1922; citing Mariposa Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,863,300. Accessed 20 October 2018 SJ Baty.
  11. "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q248-95VQ : 8 November 2017), Roy Baty in entry for Elda Baty, 23 Mar 1928, Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States; citing certificate #501871, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines; FamilySearch digital folder 101784559. Accessed 20 October 2018 SJ Baty.
  12. Birth of Doris Baty: "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVNC-D65 : 10 March 2018), Roy Newton Baty in entry for Doris Hitchler Baty, 27 Nov 1923; citing Mariposa Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,863,300. Accessed 20 October 2018 SJ Baty.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 13.7 13.8 Newton Daily News, 30 November 1953. Obituary of Roy Baty. As cited at: Hug, Barbara Lane and Adams, Marvelyn Lane, "http://iagenweb.org/jasper/cemeteries/sugargrove/baty/baty1.html", Baty Family Burial, accessed SJ Baty on 9 April 2018.
    Archive copy: Sugargrove Cemetery
  14. "Iowa State Census, 1905," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:23BD-NSL : 16 March 2018), Roy Batty, Jasper, Iowa, United States; citing card #147, State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,430,460. Accessed 20 October 2018 SJ Baty.
  15. 1910 United States Federal Census, Newton, Jasper, Iowa. Local file copy.
  16. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5815995 : accessed 30 April 2018 SJ Baty), memorial page for LeRoy Newton Baty (16 Sep 1892–30 Nov 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5815995, citing Sugar Grove Cemetery, Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Alberta Daniels Withrow (contributor 4586751).


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