Joseph Baxter

Joseph Baxter

Death 21 Nov 1870 (aged 76)
Union Mills, Rutherford County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Union Mills, Rutherford County, North Carolina, USA
Plot 15
Memorial ID 119978640 View Source
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Joseph Baxter was the son of William Baxter and Sarah Berryhill. Included among Joseph's many siblings were two half-brothers, U.S. Federal Judge John Baxter, who was nominated by President Rutherford B. Hayes for a seat on the U.S. Circuit Court for the Sixth Circuit, and Elisha Baxter, tenth Governor of Arkansas. Joseph Baxter married widow Mary Baber, December 30, 1812. Their children were Sarah Baxter White, John Baxter, Martha Baxter Linney, William Baxter, Matilda Baxter, Mary Baxter Morris, Catherine Baxter Bennett, James Baxter and Elizabeth Baxter. Joseph's daughter Martha Baxter Linney, was the mother of U.S. Republican congressman Romulus Zachariah Linney and the great great grandmother of playwright and novelist Romulus Zachariah Linney IV. Joseph Baxter was also the grandfather of U.S. Commissioner James Morris and the great grandfather of U.S. District attorney, Franklin Armfield Linney.

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Joseph Baxter
Born Mar 14 1794
Died Nov 21 1870.

Gravesite Details Headstone is in excellent condition. This grave is also marked with a foot stone.