Ernest W. Batten, 6 North 51 West

In 1900 Logan County, William Batten is farming, born January 1848 in England, married 28 years to Elizabeth Nov 1849 England. Ernest W. Feb 1877, William November 1878, Florence M. March 1883 and Ada L. May 1885 were all born in England.

Ernest claimed two quarters in 6, 6N 51W in 1913.

Ernest William Batten registered for WWI in Moorcroft, Cook County, Wyoming, born February 2, 1877, a ranch manager, supportin his mother Elizabeth of Sterling.

In 1920 he might be in Long Beach, CAlifornia, 43, naturalized 11885, married to Iva B. 40 born in Illinois. Iva's daughter Ethel F. Wade 14 was born in Wyoming.
Iva's mother Bertha Poole 62 widowed is with them.

Ernest W. Batten of Hampshire, Wyoming, age 56, widower, married Myrtle Tims, 46, divorced, in Hot Springs, South Dakota on March 27, 1933.
"Ernest W. Batten and Myrtle Tims, both of Hampshire, Wyo., married by Judge Berlin Goddard."

In 1940 Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, Ernest is a stockman, 63, Myrtle 53, born in Kansas.

Mrs. Myrtle Grace Batten, wife of Ernest Batten of Torrington, died at the Spencer Hospital in Lusk Friday. Dec. 7, 1951, after having been admitted to the Hospital about two weeks prior to her death.
The deceased, the mother of Mrs. Mary J. Baldwin of Lusk, she was a member of the Eastern Star with her membership in a Kansas chapter. She was born at Winfield, Kans. Nov. 20, 1885.
Funeral services were conducted from the Peet Chapel Monday, Dec. 10, with the Rev. Harold Weaver officiating. Music was furnished by Mrs. H. J. Templeton as soloist, accompanied by Mrs. J. P. Watson. Members of the Elks Lodge acted as casket bearers. They were 0. E. Max-field, Kenneth Erlewine, Harleigh Johnson, Jack Melugin, Charles Vaughan and Frank Christian. Interment was in the Lusk cemetery.
Survivors besides her husband and daughter, Mary J. Baldwin, include a granddaughter, Erna Lee Bircher, and a great grandchild. 
She's buried in Lusk, Wyoming # 45306796.

Ernest W. Batten 1877-1963 is buried in Sterling # 55535177.

William E. Fitch married Rose Batten Jan 16, 1892, recorded in Logan County, Colorado.

William 1867-1931 is buried in Sterling # 58285938, with Rose B. (Batten( Fitch 1875-1970.

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