Margaret Martha Baxter

29 October 1732–1785 (Age 52)
Hebron, Tolland, Colony of Connecticut, British Colonial America

The Life of Margaret Martha

When Margaret Martha Baxter was born on 29 October 1732, her father, Simon Baxter, was 34 and her mother, Abigail Mann, was 33. She married John Wilbrick on 6 September 1770. She lived in Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1732. She died in 1785, at the age of 53.

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John Wilbrick
Margaret Martha Baxter
Marriage: 6 September 1770

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6 September 1770

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World Events (2)


Age 44

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 49

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: occupational name from Old English bæcestre ‘baker’, variant (originally a feminine form) of bæcere ( see Baker ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Margit Baxter, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Margret Baxter, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Margit Baxter, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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