Lou Ellen Baxter

18 September 1864–13 March 1930 (Age 65)
Hartville, Wright, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lou Ellen

When Lou Ellen Baxter was born on 18 September 1864, in Hartville, Wright, Missouri, United States, her father, David Alexander Baxter, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Elizabeth Sanders, was 27. She married Richard H. Clausel on 23 December 1888, in Hardin, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 14 Crainesville, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 2, Hardin, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. She died on 13 March 1930, in Hardin, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Piney Grove Cemetery, Hardin, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard H. Clausel
Lou Ellen Baxter
Marriage: 23 December 1888
Cordelia Clausel
Rosa America Clausel
James Daniel Clausel
Lydia Elizabeth Clausel
Charles Washington Clausel
John Richard Harrison Clausel

Spouse and Children

23 December 1888
Hardin, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

Age 1

"On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 18

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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)

  • Mrs. Lue E Clauswell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Louella Baxter in household of David Baxter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Luellen Tidwell in household of Francis Tidwell, "United States Census, 1920"

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