North Carolina, 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.
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)*
Created by: Polly B
Record added: Aug 06, 2002
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