They Came to Milton

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Tracing the westward migrations of the colonial Seventh-day Baptists. Milton, Wisconsin was one of their most successful settlements. One of the reasons was the founding and support of Milton College. Other SDB settlements well represented in this file include: Hopkinton and Westerly, RI; Berlin, Brookfield, Alfred, Verona and Adams, NY; Albion, Utica and Walworth, WI; Farina and West Hallock, IL; Garwin and Welton, IA; Dodge Center, MN; Nortonville, KS; and North Loup, NE.. Please don't use Post-ems.

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  • ID: I72386
  • Name: Matilda A. "Tillie" LAFAVE
  • Given Name: Matilda A. "Tillie"
  • Surname: LaFave
  • Name: HUSET
  • Surname: Huset
  • Name: Mathilda
  • Given Name: Mathilda
  • Sex: F
  • Change Date: 28 JAN 2016
  • Birth: 05 SEP 1865 in Minnesota 1
  • Census: 1875 Vivian, Waseca Co., Minnesota
  • Note: age 10 2
  • Census: 1885 Hartland, Freeborn Co., Minnesota
  • Note: age 19 2
  • Census: 1900 Edgerton, Rock Co., Wisconsin
  • Note: age 40, widowed 2
  • Census: 1905 Edgerton, Rock Co., Wisconsin
  • Note: age 39, widowed 2
  • Event: Cause of death 1929
  • Note: chronic valvular heart disease 1
  • Death: 07 NOV 1929 in Edgerton, Rock Co., Wisconsin 1
  • Burial: 10 NOV 1929 Edgerton, Rock Co., Wisconsin
  • Note: Fassett Cemetery 3 4 1

    Father: Adolph LAFAVE b: ABT 1841 in Canada
    Mother: Rose ERNO b: 1846 in Vermont

    Marriage 1 Eli Adelbert DAVIS b: 1860 in Wisconsin
    • Married: 30 DEC 1881 in Freeborn Co., Minnesota 5
    1. Has No Children William E. DAVIS b: 28 SEP 1886 in Wisconsin
    2. Has Children Edith May DAVIS b: 16 MAY 1883 in Red Lake Falls, Red Lake Co., Minnesota
    3. Has Children Erwin Adelbert "Darb" DAVIS b: 07 NOV 1884 in Minnesota
    4. Has Children Myrtle Elvira DAVIS b: 1888 in Minnesota
    5. Has No Children Ethel Alma DAVIS b: 20 JUL 1891 in Wisconsin
    6. Has No Children Archie E. DAVIS b: 21 SEP 1894 in Edgerton, Rock Co., Wisconsin

    1. Title: Wisconsin Death Certificate, Rock County Courthouse
      Page: 16759
    2. Title: Census Records, Url:
    3. Title: Find A Grave, Url:
      Page: 109990192
    4. Title: Fassett Cemetery, Edgerton, Wisconsin
      Author: Bernie Farmer
      Publication: Rock County Genealogical Society, Inc., 1988
      Page: 23
    5. Title: Minnesota, Marriages, 1849-1950, Url:

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