Robert Cornell Buxton


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Dorothy Benton

Robert Cornell Buxton 31,100,260,744

  • Born: 25 Jun 1915, Illinois 574,575
  • Marriage: Dorothy Benton on 9 May 1944 in Cook County, IL 100
  • Died: 15 Dec 1993, Orange, California at age 78 575

bullet  General Notes:

The Daily Herald on 7-31-1925 reports on pg. 3 "Sunday callers at Mrs. John Fritsch were Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Kemper and children, Mrs. Lillian Buxton, Earl and Dorothy Buxton of Lake Forest, Mrs. Ed Bach and son, Miss Jessie Lutz of Chicago, Mrs. Harry Johnson and daughter." -- But! Dorothy was married to Robert C. Buxton so this may not be the same family.

Here's another: Daily Herald 8-14-1925 "Vernon Kemper spent the week-end with his cousin, Earl Buxton in Lake Forest.", page 8

U.S. Public Records Index, Vol. 2 says Robert C. Buxton was born at 517 W. 42nd Pl., Chicago on 6-22-1915.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Birth, 22 Jun 1915, 517 W. 42nd Pl., Chicago, Cook, IL. 101

Military Service: Sgt, 1944. 745 Stationed in the tank destroyer battalion at Camp Hood, Texas. Enlisted 3-15-1941. Was in the Infantry, National Guard. He was single, with dependents when enlisted.

Physical Description, 1941. 574 Height, 6'1", 166.


Robert married Dorothy Benton, daughter of Herndon E. Benton and Margaret Lucille Mette, on 9 May 1944 in Cook County, IL.100 (Dorothy Benton was born on 3 Jul 1920 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 92,93 and died on 1 Feb 1984 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 93,370.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Engagement: Announcement, 27 Feb 1944. 576 "Mrs. Margaret Benton, 5118 Princeton ave., announces the engagement of her daughter, Dorothy, to Sgt. Robert Buxton, son of Walter J. Buxton, 6111 Greenwood ave. Sergeant Buxton is stationed in the tank destroyer battalion at Camp Hood, Tex. The couple plan to be married late next month."

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