Bess Baxter

9 May 1877–27 October 1953 (Age 76)
Greenville,Pennsylvania

The Life of Bess

When Bess Baxter was born on 9 May 1877, her father, Joseph Baxter, was 27 and her mother, Lillian Bradbury, was 24. She married Alfred Cox Ogier about 1902. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 27 October 1953, in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Cox Ogier
1866–1964
Bess Baxter
1877–1953
Marriage: about 1902
Margaret B Ogier
1905–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1902
children

(1)

    Margaret B Ogier

    Female1905–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Baxter

    Male1850–1918Male

    Lillian Bradbury

    Female1853–Female

siblings

(2)

    Lella Maude Baxter

    Female1875–1919Female

    Female1877–1953Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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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