Surname: Baxter

Biographical Sketch of J. F. Baxter

J. F. Baxter, station agent and conductor, was born at Sidney Plain, N.Y., in 1833; moved to Rockford, Ill., in 1851 and engaged in mercantile business. In 1861 he moved to Wheatland, Ia.; thence to Marshalltown, in 1874, and in September, 1879, came to Sac City and took charge of the depot. He makes two trips a day as conductor, and during his absence the depot is charge of Frank L. Stayner, operator. Mr. Baxter is agent for the American express company.

Slave Narrative of Katie Arbery

Interviewer: Mrs. Bernice Bowden Person Interviewed: Katie Arbery Location: 815 W. Thirteenth, Pine Bluff, Arkansas Age: 80 “I am eighty years old. My name ‘fore I was a Arbery was Baxter. My mother was a Baxter. Born in Union County. “My mother’s first people was Baxter and my grandmother was a Baxter and they just went by that name; she never did change her name. “The boss man—that was what they called our master—his name was Paul McCall. He was married twice. His oldest son was Jim McCall. He was in the War. Yes ma’am, the Civil War. “Paul McCall

Biography of Edson Baxter

Edson Baxter. Now serving as clerk of the District Court at Marion, Captain Baxter is an old timer of Kansas and had lived in close touch with the developments of half a century and his own part therein allows him to speak with authority on the history of that period. The Baxter family came to Kansas in territorial times and did their pioneering in Morris County. Edson Baxter was fifteen years of age when he accompanied the family caravan overland, and he was able to make himself useful from the very beginning of the settlement. He was born on a

Biography of James Baxter

Captain James Baxter, of Boise, is a native of England, his birth having occurred in Norwich. His parents were Frank and Mary (Gunn) Baxter, who came with their family to the United States when the Captain was very young. They resided near New York City for some years, and then removed to Paterson, New Jersey. The father was a horticulturist by occupation and successfully engaged in the cultivation of vegetables and flowers. Soon after his arrival in America he took steps toward becoming naturalized and was recognized as a valued and influential citizen. He served as county commissioner in New

Baxter, Rex D. – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Rex D. Baxter, of Dayton, Wash. died Nov. 16, 2006. He was 55. Mr. Baxter was born Oct. 15, 1951. He graduated from Enterprise High School. He was employed as a Fishery Biologist and worked for the Army Corps of Engineers in Walla Walla, Wash. He is survived by his wife Debbie, daughter Emily, son Steven, mother Marjorie M. Baxter of Enterprise, brothers Greg Baxter of Bend, Gary Baxter of Troutdale and Terence Baxter of Walla Walla, Wash. plus other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at Dayton, Wash. on Nov. 25, 2006. Wallowa County

Baxter, Joan – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Joan W. Baxter of Troutdale died at the home of her daughter in Camas, Wash., on Jan. 13, 2006. She was 67. Survivors include her husband, Gary L. Baxter of Troutdale, sons Michael Baxter and his wife Becky of Sunnyvale, Calif., Glenn Baxter and his wife Marissa of Los Gatos, Calif., David Baxter of Baltimore, Md., Jeff Baxter of Kirkland, Wash., Brian Baxter of Dallas, Tex., daughters Amy and her husband Jeff Van de Water of Warner Robins, Ga., Heather and her husband John Aldrich of Camas, Wash., her mother-in-law Marjorie M. Baxter of Enterprise, six grandchildren and

Baxter, Ida Gertrude Loney – Obituary

October 3 at 1321 Isaacs, Mrs. Ida Gertrude Baxter of 59 South Palouse aged 60. Wife of John A. Baxter of Walla Walla; mother of C. Richard Baxter of Walla Walla; sister of Sam Loney, W. D. Loney, Charles C. Loney and Mrs. C. L. Ramp all of Walla Walla; Mrs. Robert Potts of Sprague and Mrs. Katie Paul of Everett. Born April 21, 1878 at Ontario, Wellington County, Canada. Member of Christian Science Church. Member of Christian Science Church. Remains at Marshall, Calloway & Hennessey. Funeral notice later. [Interment Mountain View Cemetery] Walla Walla Union Bulletin, October 4, 1938

Baxter, Doris Arlene – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Doris Arlene Baxter, 76, of La Grande died Aug. 27 at a local care center. Viewing will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Loveland Funeral Home, 1508 Fourth St. The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the LDS Chapel in Union. Burial will follow at the Union Cemetery. Mrs. Baxter was born Jan. 13, 1930, to Lester and Mary Daggett in Minam. She graduated from Union High School, and on March 13, 1951, she married Bryce Wight Baxter in the Temple in Idaho Falls, Idaho. They raised their family in North Bend where

Baxter, Phaedra Dune – Obituary

Phaedra Dune Baxter, 62, of La Grande died on Oct. 26. A celebration of Phaedra’s life is planned and the details will be announced later by Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation and Life Celebration Center. She was born Pamela Bernice Bishop on Oct. 13, 1945, to Edward Fletcher Bishop and Bernice May Bedford in Vancouver, British Columbia. She was raised in Sumas, Wash., then moved to Wenatchee, Wash., where she attended grade school. The family moved to Los Angeles where she graduated from Lynwood High School in 1963. There, Phaedra became active in school and community theatre, nurturing a lifelong love of

Baxter, Duane D.

La Grande, Oregon Duane D. Baxter, 55, of La Grande, died at his home Nov. 3. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the La Grande LDS Stake center on Gekeler Lane. A viewing will run from 6 to 7 tonight at Loveland Funeral Home. Duane was born Dec. 4, 1951, to Bryce and Arlene Baxter in La Grande. He was the oldest of seven children. He married Christine Larsen of Pendleton on May 4, 1976, in the Manti Temple in Manti, Utah. He graduated from North Bend High School and earned his bachelor’s and master’s of education