Joseph Baxter

Male26 February 1851–20 August 1910

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Baxter was born on 26 February 1851, in Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Baxter, was 22 and his mother, Victoria Winter, was 20. He married Elizabeth Ann Horrocks on 9 February 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Ogden Utah Temple, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 20 August 1910, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Baxter
Elizabeth Ann Horrocks
Marriage: 9 February 1874
Joseph Samuel Baxter
Elizabeth Victoria Baxter
LeRoy R Baxter
John Allen Baxter
Cassius Clinton Baxter
Aeolia Catherine Baxter
Edward Henry Baxter
James Blaine G Baxter
Franklin Horrocks Baxter
Lawrence Arthur Baxter
George Dewey Baxter
William Mc Kinley Baxter

Sources (29)

  • Joseph Baxter in household of Joseph Baxter, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Joseph Baxter, "England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Joseph Baxter, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 3

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.


    Age 12

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 16

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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