Genealogy: Family Histories
Rev. James Augustus Baynton aka Boynton and Family
Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly
Last Revised 01/18/2011
Descendants of James Augustus Baynton
Generation No. 1
1. REV. JAMES AUGUSTUS1 BAYNTON was born 28 Feb 1863, and died 1925 in Centralia, Illinois. He married HARRIET "ALLIE" ELIZABETH WEAVER 19 Jul 1889 in St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. (Source: "Unused Crypt a Spooky Part of Past", by Fred H. Keller, Sussex Sun, 10/31/2001.), daughter of ALFRED WEAVER and SARAH HOWARD. She was born 13 Nov 1868 in In the area where H&H Auto is today on Main St., Sussex (Source: "Unused Crypt a Spooky Part of Past", by Fred H. Keller, Sussex Sun, 10/31/2001, Fred has Allie born on Nov 8, 1867.), and died 07 Apr 1939 in The Spa, Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin (Source: "Unused Crypt a Spooky Part of Past", by Fred H. Keller, Sussex Sun, 10/31/2001.).
Notes for REV. JAMES AUGUSTUS BAYNTON:
Rev. James Baynton, who has been doing missionary work at different places in this country during the past twelve years, but who resided in London, England, prior to that time, has been engaged as rector of St. John's Episcopal church in this city, and will hold his first public service tomorrow. He has already arrived in the cily and has made a good first impression on those w i t h whom he has come in contact.
Source: The Centralia Enterprise and Tribune, July 1, 1899 (Centralia, Wood, Wisconsin)
Married - At Sussex, Wisconsin, July 19, at 8 p. m., the Rev. James A. Baynton, rector of St. John's Mission of this city, to Miss Alice Weaver. the young couple will return to Centralia and take up their residence in the clergy house next to the church on French street, some time next week.
Mr. Norton Baynton-Cox, of England, arrived in this city during the past week, and will make his home with his brother, Rev. James Baynton. Mr. Cox has devoted his life to the study and teaching of music, both piano, organ and vocal. He will organize a class here and also take charge of St. John's choir, training the boys' voices.
Source: The Centralia Enterprise and Tribune, July 22, 1899
Sept 2, 1903 Rev. and Mrs. James Baynton return from Liverpool, England to Boston onboard the Ivernia.
Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1943
Rev. Mr. Boynton of Plymouth, Wis., occupied the pulpit at St. Alban's church Sunday.
The Waukesha Freeman, Feb.2, 1905
1881 England Census
James Bayton/James Baynton
Birth: abt 1864 - Harwich, Essex, England
REs. Minister in Sheppey, Kent, England
1900 Grand Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin
James A. Baynton, age 37, Feb 1863, e. 1886, Clergyman.
Harriet E., May 1867, age 32.
1910 St. Joseph Ward 3, Berrien, Michigan
James A. Baynton, age 47, b. England, E. abt 1885.
Allie W., 42,
Howard A., 4, b. Wisconsin
1920 Fostoria Ward 4, Seneca, Ohio
1930 Lisbon, Waukesha, Wiscons
Sarah A. Weaver, 82
Allie W. Baynton, 62,
Arthur B. Cox. 63, England, e. 1893.
Howard A. Baynton
More About REV. JAMES AUGUSTUS BAYNTON:
Burial: St. Alban's Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin (Source: "Unused Crypt a Spooky Part of Past", by Fred H. Keller, Sussex Sun, 10/31/2001, Harriet purchased unused Bennet crypt in 1925, but used the adjoining plots to bury her husband. Originally she wanted to use the crypt but the Rev.'s more modern coffin was too large to go on the floor or on one of the shelves.)
Occupation: Described as "a big English priest". travelled a circuit of Episcopal assignments. (Source: "Unused Crypt a Spooky Part of Past", by Fred H. Keller, Sussex Sun, 10/31/2001.)
Residence: 1905, Plymouth, Sheboygan, Wisconsin (Source: "Unused Crypt a Spooky Part of Past", by Fred H. Keller, Sussex Sun, 10/31/2001.)
Notes for HARRIET "ALLIE" ELIZABETH WEAVER:
On Wednesday evening, July 19, at St. Alban's church, Sussex, occurred one of the prettiest weddings of the season, that of Miss Allie E. Weaver, of Sussex, and Rev. James A. Baynton, of Centralia. Promptly at 8 o'clock to the strains of the wedding march, the bridal party entered the church, the bride leaning on the arm of her father, and attended by her sister. Miss Ada Weaver, as maid of honor, and her cousins, the Misses Ella Howard and Bertha Weaver of Waukesha, as bridesmaids. They were met at the altar by the groom and his brother, who acted as best man, and Rev. L. P. Holmes, pastor of St. Albans, who conducted the beautiful and impressive marriage service of the Episcopal church. The bride was attired in a beautiful gown of while silk en traine, elaborately trimmed with lace and ribbon, and wore a lace veil confined with flowers. She carried a beautiful bouquet of bride's roses. The maid of honor also wore white silk and carried bride's roses. The bridesmaids were attired in pink and corn color and carried pink and yellow roses. The six flower girls, members of the bride's Sunday school class, were attired in white and carried bouquets of sweet peas and ferns. Norton B. Cox, the groom's brother, acted as best man, and S. A. Connell, of Waupaca, and J. M. Williams of Brookfield were ushers.
The church was beautifully trimmed with ferns and flowers, the decorations being in green and white. After the ceremony the bridal party returned to the home of the bride's father, Alfred Weaver, where they received the congratulations and best wishes of numerous relatives and friends. After which a bountiful wedding supper was served. The house was beautifully decorated with ferns, sweet peas and roses. The bride's table was in green and white. Assisting in the dining room were the Misses Maude Holmes, Etta Harland, Stella Howard, and Clara Barker.
The happy couple were the recipients of many beautiful and substantial gifts.
The bride is one of the most charming and highly esteemed young ladies of Sussex, is very active in church and charity work, and will be missed from the community by all who know her.
Rev. and Mrs. Baynton will be at home to their friends at St. John's rectory, Centralia, after July 16.
Source: The Waukesha Freeman, July 27, 1899, page 4.
More About HARRIET "ALLIE" ELIZABETH WEAVER:
Burial: St. Alban's Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin
More About JAMES BAYNTON and HARRIET WEAVER:
Marriage: 19 Jul 1889, St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Sussex, Lisbon Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. (Source: "Unused Crypt a Spooky Part of Past", by Fred H. Keller, Sussex Sun, 10/31/2001.)
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