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Thomas L. Baxter, Sr
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Birth: 1838
Ontario, Canada
Death: Sep. 14, 1914
Garnett
Anderson County
Kansas, USA

Son of William and Margaret Baxter. Came from Westminster, Ontario, Canada, with his wife, Lista C. Lewis. First went to Indianapolis, IN; then to Ottawa, KS; then to Melvern, KS; then to a few miles southwest of Ottawa, KS to engage in the general mercantile business. In 1884 the family moved to Emporia so their children could attend the State Normal education. He engaged in the real estate business in Emporia.

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The Emporia Gazette, Emporia, KS, 14 Sept 1914

Obituary:

Thomas Baxter Sr., formally a resident of Emporia, died at his home in Garnett this morning. Mr. Baxter had been gone from this town for about 15 years, but members of his family had been residents since that time, and he is widely remembered in the community. His body will be brought to Emporia for burial, arriving tomorrow evening on Santa Fe train number 7. It will be taken at once to Maplewood Cemetery, where short services will be held. A short telegram that came to W. S. Kretsinger today, announced his death. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lista C. Lewis Baxter (1847 - 1902)
 
 Children:
  Lista Louise G. Baxter (1869 - 1934)*
  Thomas Percy Baxter (1872 - 1927)*
  Eva Maud Baxter Folsom (1876 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery
Emporia
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 14 - Lot W 1/2 A - Space 5 & 6
 
Created by: Becky Doan
Record added: Jun 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91744114
Thomas L. Baxter, Sr
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- Becky Doan
 Added: Dec. 17, 2013
 
 
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