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dc.contributor.authord. October 25, 1920en_US
dc.coverage.spatialDennis, MAen_US
dc.descriptionJohn Baxter, b. Aug 13, 1835; d. October 25, 1920; m. October 23, 1859; CdV; photo. John Baxter is father of John Elmer Baxter. Deyo says: John Baxter, son of Heman Baxter…was born in 1835. He went to sea eight years, and at the age of twenty-one he began to learn the jewelers’ trade, and has been engaged in it since that time. Since 1879 he has kept a jewelry store at West Dennis. He is a member both of the Masonic and Odd Fellow orders. He was married in 1850 to Mary E., daughter of William Douglas, and has one son, John E. John Baxter was born 13 August 1835 in West Dennis, and died there of Nephritis 25 Oct 1920. He was married, first, 23 Oct 1859, to Mary E. Douglas of Manville, RI (b. there 9 Nov 1833; d/o William Douglas; d. West Dennis, of a tumor, 30 Jan 1899). John m(2), West Dennis, 24 Apr 1904, Hetty8 Maria (Baker) Manchester (b. West Dennis, 11 Dec 1838; d/o Eleazer Baker & Rebecca 7 M. Howes; widow of Benjamin B. Manchester of Providence; she d. West Dennis, of liver cancer, 31 Dec 1919). John and Mary also had a son, Benjamin Franklin Baxter, who lived but a short time (1 Sep 1860 – 30 May 1861). [Simeon L. Deyo, History of Barnstable County, Massachusetts, publ. by H. W. Blake & Co., New York, 1890]en_US
dc.publisherDennis Historical Societyen_US
dc.relationAlbum 2-24-Aen_US
dc.sourceBRIAN DEVANEY COLLECTION\ALBUM 2\Album 2-24-A.jpgen_US
dc.subjectJohn Baxteren_US
dc.titleJohn Baxteren_US
dc.provenanceBRIAN DEVANEY COLLECTION – ALBUM 2. Album 2 is 8 x 10, heavily padded covers, designed to hold 4½ x 6½ cartes des visites 1 per page for 22 pages (11 leaves), and to hold 4 small photos (2¾ x 4) per page for 4 pages (2 leaves). The photos are numbered by album, page, and position on page (if more than 1 per page). Any identification associated with the photos is inen_US

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  • Brian Devaney Collection
    This is a collection of five photo albums, loose photos, bibles, and glass plates belonging to Brian Devaney.

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