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Margaret Jennie Hughes Baxter
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1890
Mountain Dale
Sullivan County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1968
Monticello
Sullivan County
New York, USA

Mountaindale - Services for Mrs. Margaret H. Baxter, 78, a retired soclal services worker who died Wednesday in Community General Hospital following a long illness, will be at 2 today from the Van Inwegen-Gray Funeral Home, Monticello, with the Rev. John W. Carter officiating.

Born in Mountaindale, July 4, 1890, a daughter of John and Mary Ellen McIlwaine Hughes, she was married to Dwight B. Baxter, May 18, 1910 in Mountaindale.

Mrs. Baxter had worked in the welfare and social services department for many years, having first served under former welfare commissioner Margaret Engert. She served as deputy commissioner in the 1940s during Mrs. Engert's illness. She retired ten years ago from county employment.

She was also a licensed practical nurse and had worked in both hospitals in Monticello. She was a member of the Woodbourne Reformed Church and the women's guild of that church.

She was also a member of the Midland Grange of Woodbourne, the Ellenville chapter WCTU, and the Sullivan County Association of Licensed Practical Nurses.

By request of the family, donations are asked for the Woodbourne Reformed Church or the Mountaindale fire department volunteer first aid squad.

Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, Dwight H. Baxter of Mountaindale; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Dixon of New Jersey; eight grandchildren and two nieces.

Burial will be in the Glen Wild Cemetery.

Friends may call up to the time of the funeral.
--Middletown (NY) Times Herald-Record, Friday, November 29, 1968, page 116 
 
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 Parents:
  John H. Hughes (1852 - 1917)
  Mary Ellen McIlwaine Hughes (1856 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Dwight B. Baxter (1887 - 1970)*
 
 Children:
  Mildred Eleanor Baxter (1911 - 1924)*
  Dwight Hughes Baxter (1920 - 1991)*
 
 Sibling:
  Samuel John Hughes (1885 - 1956)*
  Margaret Jennie Hughes Baxter (1890 - 1968)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glen Wild Cemetery
Glen Wild
Sullivan County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Vivian
Record added: Jul 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28333173
Margaret Jennie <i>Hughes</i> Baxter
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Margaret Jennie <i>Hughes</i> Baxter
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