Fanny Baxter

9 August 1829–11 August 1915
Market Overton, Rutland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Fanny

When Fanny Baxter was christened on 9 August 1829, in Market Overton, Rutland, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Baxter, was 47 and her mother, Ann Leeson, was 42. She married John Joseph West on 17 May 1854, in Market Overton, Rutland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Staunton Township, Miami, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 11 August 1915, in Staunton, Miami, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Raper Chapel Cemetery, Staunton Township, Miami, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph West
Fanny Baxter
Marriage: 17 May 1854
Thomas Jefferson West
George B. West
Joseph Henry West

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1854Market Overton, Rutland, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English baxter ‘baker’ (from Old English bæcestre ‘baker’, earlier ‘female baker’, the feminine equivalent of bæcere). Compare Baker .

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Fannie West, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Fannie Baxter in entry for Joseph Henry West and Grace Viola Orput Bair, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Fany Baxter in entry for Joseph Henry West, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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