Joseph Baxter

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Baxter was born on 26 February 1829, in Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Baxter, was 28 and his mother, Emma Basey, was 30. He married Victoria Winter on 4 November 1849, in Catton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 1 November 1862, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Baxter
Victoria Winter
Marriage: 4 November 1849
Joseph Baxter
Richard Baxter
Amelia Baxter

Sources (12)

  • Joseph Baxter in household of James Baxter, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Joseph Baxter, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Joseph Baxter, "Find A Grave Index"

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1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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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