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Wilson Baxley
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Birth: 1802
Robeson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: 1893
Appling County
Georgia, USA

He married in 1826 to Mary Johnson, daughter of Daniel & Rebecca (Love) Johnson.

Mr. Baxley served from 1833-1845 as a Justice of the Appling Inferior Court. He also served as Justice of Peace, in the 456th district from 1845-1851, and held the same office in the 457th district from 1853-1857.

The cemetery in front of the Frienship Congregational Church, Baxley Graveyard, had its beginning as a family burying-ground when Mr. Baxley's daughter, Elizabeth died at the age of 12.

The city of Baxley was incorporated in February of 1875, in honor of Wilson Baxley.

Source: Baxley News Banner, Thursday March 29, 1984 p. 39c.  
Family links: 
  Mary Johnson Baxley (1803 - 1889)*
  Rachel Jane Baxley Branch (1827 - 1896)*
  Mitchell Baxley (1830 - 1917)*
  Levina Blaney Baxley Moody (1832 - 1918)*
  Lovett W. Baxley (1838 - 1916)*
  Joseph W Baxley (1842 - 1913)*
  Demaris Baxley Banks (1843 - 1924)*
*Calculated relationship
Baxley Graveyard
Appling County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Polly B
Record added: Aug 06, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6665554
Wilson Baxley
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Wilson Baxley
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Wilson Baxley
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- T.W. McCoy
 Added: Oct. 1, 2014
Rest in Peace to my great-great-great grandfather.
- Ann Banks Williams
 Added: Feb. 25, 2013

- Priscilla Gaskins
 Added: Apr. 9, 2007
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