Isaac Sylvester Baxter

20 December 1851–6 December 1941 (Age 90)
Warren, Marion, Missouri, United States

The Life of Isaac Sylvester

When Isaac Sylvester Baxter was born on 20 December 1851, in Warren, Marion, Missouri, United States, his father, Garret Clay Baxter, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Duckworth, was 29. He married Hilvia Ann Stewart on 14 February 1874, in Warrenton, Warren, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Dawson, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Rigby Election Precinct 2, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 6 December 1941, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Sylvester Baxter
1851–1941
Hilvia Ann Stewart
1856–1910
Marriage: 14 February 1874
Cora Alice Baxter
1875–1926
Nettie Gertrude Baxter
1878–1880
Garrett Clay Baxter
1880–1880
Joseph John Baxter
1882–1955
Olive Minne May Baxter
1884–1971
Harry Luther Baxter
1887–1977
Sylvester Baxter
1890–
Lawrence Calhoun Baxter
1892–1956
Lois Irene Baxter
1895–1956
Ada Vashti Baxter
1898–1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 February 1874
Warrenton, Warren, Missouri, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Sarah Jane Baxter

    Female1843–1923Female

    Letta Baxter

    Female1844–Female

    Nancy Ann Baxter

    Female1845–1909Female

    Jamima K Baxter

    Female1847–1922Female

    Jeremiah Baxter

    Male1848–1860Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1860

Age 9

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 24

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Silvester Baxter in household of Garrette Baxter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sivester Baxter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • S Baxter, "United States Census, 1910"

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