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Frances (Kipps) Saxton

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Title

Frances (Kipps) Saxton

Subject

Saxton, Frances L. Kipps (1920-2002)

Description

Portrait of Frances L. Kipps as a young woman.

Frances was the oldest child of John Melvin (1894-1955) and Rose Elizabeth (Grimm) (1894-1979) Kipps. When Frances was a young girl, the family lived west of Woodstock on Coffmantown Road where her father farmed.

By 1940, Frances was living with her maternal grandmother, Mary Grimm, on Route 605 near St. Luke in the Stonewall District of Shenandoah County. She worked for the school district.

Frances married Robert James Saxton (1922-2000) from Washington D.C. He was the son of John L. and Enda P. (Luberg) Saxton. He had served in the U.S. Navy during WWII from 1942-1946. Both Frances and Robert are buried together in Saint Luke.

Creator

Morrison Studio

Source

Morrison Studio Collection - Shenandoah County Historical Society

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

Labelled "Oct 1943" on box of plates.

Contributor

Identified by both Virginia Gochenour and Harold Hoffman. They remembered she had a sister named Hazel Boyer.
Additional biographical information was compiled from public records.

Rights

IN COPYRIGHT - NON-COMMERCIAL USE PERMITTED

Identifier

007068

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Glass Negative

Citation

Morrison Studio, “Frances (Kipps) Saxton,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed May 28, 2024, https://archives.countylib.org/items/show/24658.

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