Nancy Baxter

1792–19 January 1864 (Age 72)
Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy

When Nancy Baxter was born in 1792, in Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States, her father, Benjamin T. Baxter, was 39 and her mother, Mary Durbin, was 37. She married John S. LeMasters in 1811, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 19 January 1864, in Root Township, Adams, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Alpha Cemetery, Root Township, Adams, Indiana, United States.

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John S. LeMasters
Nancy Baxter
Marriage: 1811
Greenberry Lemasters
Mary Jane LeMasters
Eleanor Lemaster
Isaac Lemasters
Cornelius Baxter LeMasters
Susannah Lemasters
John LeMasters
Eliasanderson Lemaster
Eliasanderson Lemasters
Nancy LeMasters

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1811Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 8
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 20
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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 (4)

    • Nancy Masters in household of Cornelius B Masters, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Nancy Lemasters in household of Zedeki Brown, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Nancy Baxter LeMasters, "Find A Grave Index"

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