Nancy Baxter

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

The Life 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. Lemaster 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 Adams, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

Ohio, United States


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+7 More Children

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

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)

  • Nancy Lemasters in household of Zedeki Brown, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Baxter LeMasters, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Some Maryland Baxters and their Descendants

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