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Dr Joseph Henry Baxter
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1848
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 1911, USA

William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas

J. H. BAXTER, M. D., was born in Rush County, Ind., November 30, 1848; he received a collegiate education, graduating from Kentucky Medical College at Louisville, in 1875; he taught school from age of seventeen to twenty-four, and in the meantime was reading medicine. In August, 1875, he came to Cherokee County, Kan., and began the practice of medicine. He was elected Superintendent of Public Schools in 1878, and served until 1880, during which time had some practice; he had the practice at County Poor Asylum six years in succession. He is a member and elder of the Christian Church, and is a member of Odd Fellows and Freemasons; he owns dwelling properties in the city, and an improved farm with choice selections of fruits. He is building tenement houses on city property. He was married to Miss Eva G. Shepard, of Fort Scott, Kan., on November 31, 1876. They have one child-Leroy Worth, living, and two, Scott Shepard and Mark Hasting, dead.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eva Grace Shepard Baxter (1853 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Scotty Shepard Baxter (1878 - 1881)*
  Mark Hastings Baxter (1880 - 1880)*
  Leroy Worth Baxter (1881 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Columbus City Cemetery
Columbus
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 7 Lot 42 Space 12
GPS (lat/lon): 37.16284, -94.81071
 
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Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Aug 25, 2007
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Dr Joseph Henry Baxter
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Corporal Company F 146th Indiana Infantry.
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 Added: Apr. 11, 2011
 
 
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