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dc.contributor.authorCarl J. Horner, Wash’n Building, 387 Washington Street, Boston.en_US
dc.coverage.spatialDennis, MAen_US
dc.descriptionThatcher Baxter; photo by Carl J. Horner, Wash’n Building, 387 Washington Street, Boston. Thacher Baxter, born in Dennis 28 Sep 1840, son of Heman & Mary Look (Baker) Baxter, and brother of John Baxter of the previous photo. He married, in Dennis, 10 Dec 1863, Mary7 Parker Crowell (b. Dennis, 22 Jun 1845; d/o Sears T. Crowell & Lavina Lewis; d. Acton, 25 Jun 1912), and were the parents of three children. Thacher died in Acton, 7 Jun 1925. Both he and his wife are buried in West Dennis Cemetery. Deyo says about Thacher: Thacher T. Baxter8 (Heman7, John6, Reuben5, Thomas4, Thomas3, Thomas2, Thomas Baxter1)[ ] was born in 1840. His mother was Mary L. Baker. Mr. Baxter learned the trade of harness maker. He kept a hotel on the European plan at Cottage City, and in 1868 he built the Baxter House there. In 1871 he returned to West Dennis, where he has since been a furniture dealer. He was married in 1863 to Mary P. Crowell. They have three children: Alpheus T., Lavina M. and Charles T. He is a member of the West Dennis Methodist Episcopal Church, has been Sunday-school superintendent about twenty years, and is President of Yarmouth Camp-meeting Association. [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.relationPhoto 45en_US
dc.subjectThatcher Baxteren_US
dc.titleThatcher Baxteren_US
dc.provenanceThese are loose photos, most on heavy cardboard backing. A few of the earlier ones were stuffed in some of the photo albums.en_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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