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Colonel William Baxter

Born: , 1745

Birthplace: North Carolina

Died: November 16, 1776

Location: Manhattan, Kings County, New York

Age: 31   Sex: Male

Called: Colonel William Baxter

Father: Peter Baxter

Mother: Elizabeth Stocks Baxter

Spouse: Elizabeth Baxter


Daniel Baxter

Mary Ann Baxter Strader b1770 d1848

Military Service:

Colonial forces in American Revolutionary War

Died defending Fort Washington, NY from British and Hessians attack

Memorial Plaque for William Baxter
This memorial plaque for William Baxter is located at the base of a flagpole in front of George Washington High School in New York. Thanks to Historical Marker Database ( for use of this image by Bill Coughlin.
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To honor his service to the United States of America during the early days of the American Revolutionary War a historical marker has been placed in the honor of ... MORE

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After the arrival in New York of British and Hession troops sent to put down the American Revolution in August of 1776, General George Washington and the Contin ... MORE

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