Hiram Baxter
(1814-1897)
Sally Collins
(1823-1903)
Alfred M. Baxter
(1844-1920)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Kate Augusta Lockwood
2. Mary Harter

Alfred M. Baxter

  • Born: Sep 1844, Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan
  • Marriage (1): Kate Augusta Lockwood on 12 Jun 1877 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan
  • Marriage (2): Mary Harter on 13 Jul 1879 in Jewell County, Kansas
  • Died: 1920 at age 76
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Census, 1850, Michigan, Ionia County, Ionia Township, Image 11 of 19. Age 6 yrs.

Census, 1860, Michican, Ionia County, Ionia Township, Image 39 of 50. Age 14 yrs.

Census, 1870, Michigan, Ionia County, Ionia Township, Image 71 of 105. Age 25 yrs., farming.

Note:. JC REPUBLICAN, 24 FEB 1893, Ionia items, pg 5: A.M. Baxter claims to be the most independent man in the county since moving to the farm. Has quit reading and talking politics and has gone to farming.

Occupation, 1880, Ionia Township, Jewell County, Kansas. Blacksmith

Census, 1880, Kansas, Jewell County, Ionia Township, Image 1 of 1. Age 34 yrs., Blacksmith.

Newspaper Article, 2 Jan 1885, Jewell County Republican. JC REPUBLICAN, 2 JAN 1885, Ionia Locals: A.M. Baxter has gone on a visit to his parents near Ionia, Michigan.

Newspaper Article, 13 Jan 1888, Jewell County Republican. JC REPUBLICAN, 13 JAN 1888, Ionia Chips, pg 5: Ionia Lodge No. 264 installed her officers last Saturday night. Joseph Clegg, N.G.; J.B. Dresslar, V.G.; A.M. Baxter, Rec. Sec.; J.J. Beasore, Per. Sec.; F.L. Pound, Treas.

Newspaper Article, 20 Jan 1888, Jewell County Republican. JC REPUBLICAN, 20 JAN 1888, Ionia Chips, pg 5: A.M. Baxter's thermometer registered 34 degrees below zero Saturday morning, and J. F. Iitus - 40 degrees below.

Newspaper Article, 15 Jan 1892, Jewell County Republican. JC REPUBLICAN, 15 JAN 1892, pg 5, Ionia items: A.M. Baxter is the new president of Ionia Alliance No. 2006 with E.D. George secretary and E.H. Kern lecturer.

Newspaper Article, 16 Dec 1892, Jewell County Republican. JC REPUBLICAN, 16 DEC 1892, Ionia items, pg 8: J.A. Alcorn has sold his creek farm to A.M. Baxter, and Baxter in turn sold the east 80 acres to Peter Hull. In the trade Alcorn got Baxter's house and lots in town.

Census, 1900, Kansas, Jewell County, Ionia Township, District 53, Image 9 of 16. Age 65 yrs., married 21 yrs., farmer.

Census, 1910, Kansas, Jewell County, Iionia Township, District 65, Image 1 of 15. Age 65 yrs., married 30 yrs., farmer, ranch farm.

Census, 1920, Kansas, Jewell County, Ionia Township, District 73, Image 4 of 14. Age 75 yrs., retired farmer.


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Alfred married Kate Augusta Lockwood on 12 Jun 1877 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.


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Alfred next married Mary Harter, daughter of Abraham Harter and Matilda Ross, on 13 Jul 1879 in Jewell County, Kansas. (Mary Harter was born in Jan 1856 in Indiana.)



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