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George W. Thaxter

Birth
Maine, USA
Death unknown
Burial Machias, Washington County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 100372723 · View Source
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Found under: Narrative of the town of Machias, Maine:
Geo. W. Thaxter of Susan married Sabrina Cook.
Children are: Adelaide died, F. Jay, Amy, Roy.
There is mention of a Susan near the end of this Bio.

I found a stone that looks like it might be for this family. It is very hard to read. I think Sabrina is on top, not sure of 2nd name or 3rd, then it looks like Amy and Roy (wo dates match). His name doesn't appear to be on it.

On a transcript page I found:
Thaxter, Clara J. , wife of George W. Died 4/24/1880, age 46 yrs. So he was married twice. He is not buried with her either. While I did not find him listed in the transcript. that doesn't mean he is not buried in Court Street Cemetery.
I added his name to connect family. If I find him buried elsewhere, I will change all this.

1930 Census for Machias, Maine:
now I get his birth approximation:
George H. Thaxter born abt 1849 born in Maine is widowed living by himself at age 81.

1870 Census: Machias, Maine.
George is 38, born abt 1832. now I do not know his birthdate.
George is 38, wife Clara is 36, daughter Hellen is 6.

He died after 1930. there was no 1940 census for him.

1900 Census for Machias, Maine:
George is 51, born abt 1848, married in 1871 and was married for 29 yrs. living with Cyrus E. Burnham age 44 who is listed as both Step Son or Grandson. (age difference between the two is only 7 yrs.

1860 Census only gives his name.

1910 Census: he is 61 born abt 1849, living in Machias alone. Here he is listed as George H. Thaxter.

1850 Census: George W. Thaxter, age 18, born abt 1832????this date again>?
living with parents: Gridley Thaxter age 52, Hannah age 48, Harriet E age 2, Eliza W. age 22, Cyrus age 21, George age 18, Isaac L. age 16, Sarah S. age 15, Margart H. age 12, Marshal age 9 and Susan age 6.

There may be two George's I see a George H. also in
1850 census for Machias, Maine
this one is born abt 1824 with parents being Levi B and Susan Thaxter. so it is all confusing.


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  • Created by: Jo E
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100372723
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George W. Thaxter (1849–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100372723, citing Court Street Cemetery, Machias, Washington County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Jo E (contributor 46986225) .