Benjamin F Baxter

23 August 1781–1827 (Age 45)
Longmeadow, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Benjamin F

When Benjamin F Baxter was born on 23 August 1781, in Longmeadow, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Benjamin Baxter, was 21 and his mother, Mabel Brown, was 21. He married Susan Wood in 1803. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1827, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 46.

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Benjamin F Baxter
Susan Wood
Marriage: 1803
Hosea Horton Baxter
Lucina Baxter
Harvey Baxter
Louisa Baxter
Calista Baxter
George Nelson Baxter
Daniel B. Baxter

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    Benjamin Baxter


    Mabel Brown





    Alexander Baxter


    Harvey Baxter



    Simeon Baxter


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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 5

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 13

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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)

  • Benjamin Baxter, "Massachusetts Town Births Index, ca. 1630-1905"
  • Benjamin Baxter, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Benjamin F. Baxter - birth: 1782;

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