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Charles Jacob Baxter

Male 1899 - 1971


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  • Name  Charles Jacob Baxter  [1, 2
    Born  13 Apr 1899  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Iowa State Census  1905  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Card #: 315, Charles, Post Office: Mediapolis
    Census  1910  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Charles Baxter, son, male, white, age 10, single, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace Virginia, mother's birthplace Ohio, could speak English, occupation none, could read, could write, attended school since September 1909
    Residence  Sep 1919  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence  May 1931  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence  Nov 1936  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence  15 Jun 1967  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Died  10 Aug 1971  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Obituary  11 Aug 1971  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Burlington Hawk-Eye 
    • Charles Jacob Baxter, 72, died at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, August 10 (1971), at his home at 1601 Agency street.

      A native of Louisa county, Mr. Baxter was born April 13, 1899, the son of Jacob P. and Sarah Davis Baxter. Most of his life was spent in Burlington, where he was a football star at Burlington high school.

      Mr. Baxter was employed at the Rapp jewelry store for more than 55 years.

      He was married to Thelma Mae Holmes in Burlington on June 2, 1942 (sic: 1924, newspaper dyslexia); she died July 8, 1961.

      Mr. Baxter was a member of the United Commercial Travelers.

      Surviving: Two sons, Charles H. Baxter, Springfield, Illinois, and John E. Baxter, Burlington; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and one brother and two sisters: Wilson G. Baxter, Sheffield; Mrs. Martha Moyer, Elk River, Minnesota, and Mrs. Edna Peck of Burlington.

      Funeral: Prugh's Chapel at 2 p.m. Saturday, Reverend Gilbert A. Saathoff, Aspen Grove cemetery.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Charles Baxter; born: 13 April 1899; died: August 1971; last residence: 52601 (Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa); state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  14 Aug 1971  Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I12515  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Peter Jacob "Jacob" Baxter,   b. 2 May 1854, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1901 
    Mother  Sarah Matilda "Sadie" Davis,   b. 28 Oct 1858, Greenfield, Highland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1936, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Nov 1875  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 11
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Name: Jacob F.(sic) Baxter; Spouse: Sarah M. Davis; Marriage Date: 9 November 1875; County: Louisa; State: Iowa
    Family ID  F3590  Group Sheet

    Family  Thelma Mae Holmes,   b. 29 Apr 1906, Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1961, Burlington Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  2 Jun 1924  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 12, 13
    Alt. Marriage  2 Jun 1942  [2
    • In Charles's obituary, the paper reversed the numbers "42" from 24. They were married at the time of the 1930 census.
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Charles J. Baxter; Groom's Birth Date: 1899; Groom's Birthplace: Mediapolis, Iowa; Groom's Age: 25; Bride's Name: Thelma Mae Holmes; Bride's Birth Date: 1906; Bride's Birthplace: St. Joseph, Missouri; Bride's Age: 18; Marriage Date: 2 June 1924; Marriage Place: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Peter J. Baxter; Groom's Mother's Name: Sarah M. Davis; Bride's Father's Name: Charles M. Holmes; Bride's Mother's Name: Lillian White; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02679-4; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1547824; Reference Number: cn 7887
    Children 
     1. Charles H. Baxter
     2. John E. Baxter
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F18688  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S417] Buettgenbach, Roberta Kathryn "Bobbi" (Meier) - Email (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S6309] Baxter, Charles Jacob - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 21, August 11, 1971; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 101, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 14A, page number: 180; enumeration date: May 16, 1910

    5. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S4157] 1905 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Roll: IA_96

    7. [S226] Baxter, Benjamin Franklin "B. F." - 90th Birthday Announcement, (originally published in an unknown Louisa County, Iowa, newspaper, probably the Wapello Republican, September 1919; Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S8371] Baxter, David Elgin - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 2, May 21, 1931; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1799] Baxter, Sarah Matilda "Sadie" (Davis) - Obituary, (originally published in The Daily Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 2, November 25, 1936; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S173] Dotson, Edith Virginia (Baxter) - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, June 15, 1967; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S26] Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Burlington city, Ward 6, Burlington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 29-14, supervisor's district: 15-149; sheet number: 2B, page number: 193; enumeration date: April 3, 1930

    13. [S6310] Baxter, Thelma Mae (Holmes) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 3, July 9, 1961; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).