John Baxter M.D.

John Belcher Baxter M.D. (abt. 1789 - aft. 1872)

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Dr. John Belcher [uncertain] Baxter M.D.
Born about in Norton, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canadamap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Cornwallis, Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Baxter's Harbor, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
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John was born May 2, 1789. John Baxter named and lived at Baxter Harbor. "The history of Kings County..." says he was born in Moncton, N.B.... He passed away 1872 and is buried Hillaton Cemetery, Hillaton, Kings County, Nova Scotia. I found his middle name on a record as "Blucher". [1]

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  • Rob Hoyt, The history of Kings County, Nova Scotia, heart of the Acadian land, giving ...

By Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton page 554-555., extensive Baxter genealogy - each person not specifically cited. census states birthplace "Nova Scotia" Moncton was no longer part of NS at the time of John's birth,

"Canada Deaths and Burials, 1664-1955," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 29 Jul 2014), John Baxter, 07 Nov 1872; citing Cemetery, Baxter Harbor, Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotia, reference cn 245, p91; FHL microfilm 1298861.

Daughter Jane's death certificate shows wife "Fisher": "Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 29 Jul 2014), John Baxtor in entry for Sarah Jane Baxtor Ells, 12 Mar 1901; citing Revere, Massachusetts, v 519 cn 39, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2057735. This source also claims birthplace of Moncton - but without citation.

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