Elvin Oran Baxter

6 March 1903–22 March 1969 (Age 66)
Randolph, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Elvin Oran

When Elvin Oran Baxter was born on 6 March 1903, in Randolph, Arkansas, United States, his father, Sidney Ervin Baxter, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Ann Finley, was 31. He married Marie Christie Allen on 22 August 1925, in Clay, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Siloam Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 22 March 1969, in Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Ingram Cemetery, Maynard, Randolph, Arkansas, United States.

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Elvin Oran Baxter
Marie Christie Allen
Marriage: 22 August 1925
Eva Dean Baxter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 August 1925Clay, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice
    Age 1
    Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
    1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting
    Age 19
    In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

    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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    Sources (7)

    • Oron Baxter, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Oran Baxter, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Orion E Baxter in household of Sidney E Baxter, "United States Census, 1930"

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