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Lavinia Williams Baxter
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1847
Mackinac Island
Mackinac County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 1887
Fish Creek
Door County
Wisconsin, USA

First name spelling variations: Lavina, Lavinia, Levina, Alvena
"Levina Williams" married Samuel Baxter on Jan. 3, 1867 by JP F.G. Blakefield in Fish Creek, Door, WI.
Known children of Samuel and Lavinia:
-Mary M. Baxter m. Herman August Roggendorf
-Hattie (Etta or Ettie)
-Gustine Baxter m. Gertrude Helgason
-Samuel Baxter m. Delia Williams
-Jennie Evelyn Baxter m. Frank Mortimer Stevens
-Richard D. Baxter m. 1) Theresa C. Klaus; 2) Sophia (Glassburn) Allen
-Delia Maude E. Baxter adopted by Alex and Dora (Lechler) Wilson m. Charles F. Burns
-Ervin Baxter - last name was Gaugh in 1957
-Robert Baxter
"Mrs. Samuel Baxter was confined on Saturday and died from the effects thereof on Sunday. The funeral took place on Wednesday, the remains being deposited in the Fish Creek cemetery. Mrs. Baxter leaves a husband and several young children to mourn her loss."

Door County Advocate 1887-04-16
Volume: 25 Issue: 51
On June 2nd and 3rd, 1880, "Samuel" and "S/Levina" Baxter had the following living children:
Mary, 6, Hattie, 5, Augustine, 4, Samuel, 2, Jennie, 7 months (born in Oct)
Lavinia's father was John R. Williams born Nov. 26, 1823 in New York and died March 3, 1910 in Ingallston, Menominee County, Michigan. Her mother was Mariette Slocum born Dec. 6, 1829 in Waterloo, Seneca, New York and died Feb. 23, 1915 in Trout Lake, Chippewa, Michigan. Both parents are buried at Riverside Cemetery in Menominee, Menominee County, Michigan.
The above information was supplied by Caroline #47637929 - March 16, 2013
According to a certified court document establishing age, place of birth and parentage, dated Aug. 12, 1952, Gustav Baxter was born April 20, 1877 in Fish Creek, WI. His father was Sam Baxter born in Ireland, British Isles and his mother, Alvena Baxter, nee Alvena Williams was born at Cedar River, Michigan.
The 1880 census record, Town of Gibraltar, Door, WI, indicates that Lavinia was born in about 1852. According to this census her father was born in Michigan and her mother was born in NY.
Family links: 
  John R Williams (1823 - 1910)
  Mariette Slocum Williams (1829 - 1915)
  Samuel Baxter (1840 - 1897)
  Mary Baxter Roggendorf (1873 - 1924)*
  Samuel Baxter (1875 - 1957)*
  Gustine Baxter (1876 - 1958)*
  Jennie Evelyn Baxter Stevens (1877 - 1914)*
  Delia Maude E. Baxter Burns (1885 - 1961)*
  Esther C Williams Hayward (1845 - 1889)*
  Lavinia Williams Baxter (1847 - 1887)
  Schuyler Williams (1850 - 1936)*
  Homer Williams (1853 - 1933)*
  Henry Williams (1855 - 1912)*
  John R Williams (1862 - 1929)*
  Eli Williams (1865 - 1949)*
  Hiram Williams (1871 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Blossomberg Cemetery
Fish Creek
Door County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: Dee
Record added: Mar 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106252315
Lavinia <i>Williams</i> Baxter
Added by: Dee
Lavinia <i>Williams</i> Baxter
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Lavinia <i>Williams</i> Baxter
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 Added: Mar. 18, 2013

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