|Birth: ||Dec. 8, 1880|
|Death: ||Nov. 10, 1923|
Born in Kansas, had farmed for 16 years near La Grand, CA Father, Edward Peter Baxter, mother unknown
He was the husband of Gertrude Miller Shipp from Randolph CO MO
One son named Owen Edward Baxter.
BAXTER, Edward E.
Merced Express, November 10, 1923
Edward E. Baxter, a well-known farmer of the Le Grand section, passed away at his home on Friday of last week following a long illness. He was a native of Kansas, aged 42 years, and had been engaged in farming near Le Grand for the past sixteen years. He leaves a widow and a six-year-old son, also two brothers and a sister–Frank Baxter of Le Grand, Oscar Baxter of Telluride, Colorado, and Mrs. Hulda Wilson of Oregon. The funeral was held form the chapel of Welch & Griffin in this city at 2 ‘clock Monday afternoon, Rev. D. C. Williams of Le Grand officiating.
* up date their son Owen Edward Baxter died a few months after his father
His wife Gertrude Shipp returned to Randolph CO MO where she committied suicide in 1926.
Newspaper article says she took a rope off her trunk & hung her self from a tree limb in her brothers yard.
Left a note to family. Felt her life now was useless.
* I found that Oscar was a Mule packer in COL.
Nothing on Frank.
I Was unable to prove that the Hulda Baxter married to a Mr Wilson of Pinville Crook Co Oregon was the sister of ED ward Baxter.
Gertrude Miller Shipp Baxter (1883 - 1926)
Owen Edward Baxter (1916 - 1924)*
Created by: James M. Bagby
Record added: Apr 24, 2009
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