William Bowthorpe Baxter

10 February 1906–23 October 1989 (Age 83)
Indian Valley, Adams, Idaho, United States

The Life of William Bowthorpe

When William Bowthorpe Baxter was born on 10 February 1906, in Indian Valley, Adams, Idaho, United States, his father, Joseph William Baxter Jr, was 26 and his mother, Gladys Christina Bowthorpe, was 28. He married Sarah Edith Wight on 11 August 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 23 October 1989, in Union, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Union, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Bowthorpe Baxter
1906–1989
Sarah Edith Wight
1906–2008
Marriage: 11 August 1927
Bryce Wight Baxter
1928–1983
Kendall Wight Baxter
1932–2021

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 August 1927
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(2)

    Bryce Wight Baxter

    Male1928–1983Male

    Kendall Wight Baxter

    Male1932–2021Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 5

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1929

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • William B Baxter in household of Joseph W Baxter, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • William Bowthorpe Baxter, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • William Bowthorpe Baxter, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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