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Pvt John C. Baxter
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1834
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1910
Kansas, USA

J. C. BAXTER, farmer, Section 2, P. O. Sunnydale, was born in Harrison County, Ohio, in 1834, son of John and Lucinda Baxter. He was married in 1854, to Miss Rosina Zelliner, daughter of Jacob and Susannah Zelliner. Has seven children - Arabell, Loffness C., Alanda, Emerillis, Emma E., Alfrieda A., and Davis J. He came to Kansas in 1871, located on the farm on which he now resides, containing 160 acres, 100 of which are in cultivation, which yields him a good average of wheat, oats and corn. He has a good orchard of 500 fruit trees now in bearing and a fine grove of about two acres of forest trees. Mr. Baxter enlisted in Company K, Eighty-eighth Regiment, Ohio Volunteers, in 1863. Was detailed on entering the service as prison steward, served in that capacity until the close of the war. He is a member of the Baptist Church, and Trustee. Settled in the Township before its organization. He has served on the School Board of his district for six years.

(William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas)

1900 United States Federal Census

Name: John C Baxter
Home in 1900: Grant, Sedgwick, Kansas
Age: 60
Birth Date: Nov 1834
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Spouse's name: Rosina
Marriage Year: 1855
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 45
Residence : Valley Center City (Part), Sedgwick, Kansas
Household Members: Name Age
John C Baxter 60
Rosina Baxter 65

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865

Name: John C. Baxter
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Ohio
Regiment Name: 88 Ohio Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 88th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
Company: K
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M552 roll 6

Family links: 
  Rosina Baxter (1835 - ____)
  Arabelle Finney Baxter (1866 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
JNO. C. Baxter Co. K 88 Ohio Inf.
Note: South side, 10th row from west (Husband of Rosina)
Park Cemetery
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
Maintained by: Have Paws will travel !
Originally Created by: Vivian Smith
Record added: May 23, 2001
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Pvt John C. Baxter
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Pvt John C. Baxter
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In memory of Pvt John C. Baxter second cousin five times removed
- Jadean (McConnell) and Jerry Hopper
 Added: Jan. 7, 2014

- Have Paws will travel !
 Added: Jul. 17, 2010
Private John C Baxter Company K 88th Ohio Infantry.
- Unioneer
 Added: Mar. 21, 2008

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