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John Faunzie Baxter

Born: March 17, 1890

Birthplace: Thayer, Missouri

Died: December 03, 1971

Location: Naylor, Missouri

Buried at: Masonic Cemetary, Naylor, Missouri

Age: 81   Sex: Male

Father: George W. Baxter

Mother: Margaret Harbison Baxter

Spouse: Ruth Harris

Married: June 20, 1910

at: Success, Arkansas


Arlie Baxter (baby and mother died a few days after birth)

Spouse 2: Katie Jane Adams Long Baxter

Married: October 13, 1912

at: Success, Arkansas


Cona Wilma Baxter Blaylock b1913 d1996

Marvin Oquin Baxter b1915 d1938

Melvin Baxter

Ortry Hershel Baxter

Johnie Elvin Baxter b1920 d2010

Paul Baxter

Carney Roosevelt Baxter b1924 d

Blanche Magalene Baxter

R.V. Baxter b1930 d1990

Richard Junior Baxter b1932 d

Resided at:

Thayer, Missouri

Success, Arkansas

Corning, Arkansas

Buncomb (Naylor), MIssouri

Corning, Arkansas

Rockford, Illinois

Corning, Arkansas

Naylor, Missouri

Kate and John Baxter
Kate and John Baxter probably near the time when a piece of steel injured his eye.



farmer / sawmiller


night watchman



Editor: Roger Baxter

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John F. Baxter
This photograph of John F. Baxter was taken c.1916 - around the high point of his financial success - making him about 26 years old at the time.
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1 - Growing Up Fast
John F. Baxter was born the second son of George W. and Margeret Harbison Baxter on March 17, 1890, in the Ozark hill country near Thayer, Missouri. He inherite ... MORE

2 - Troublesome Times
Not long after the death of his first wife and son, the twenty-two year old John F. Baxter was introduced to and married twenty-three year old Katie Jane Adams ... MORE

3 - Better Times
John Baxter moved his family back to Success and farmed there for three years. Then they, again, moved to a farm west of Corning and farmed rented land until 19 ... MORE

4 - A Rare Hot Toddy
John F. Baxter, my grandfather, went with my father, Johnie Baxter, and I to visit Jan and Bruce Slagle when my Dad was first getting started on building a new ... MORE

5 - The Great Depression Begins in the 1920s
Some history books mark the start of the Depression as October 29, 1929. However, for the Midwest, hard times had started about ten years earlier. During World ... MORE

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