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Israel Baxter, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Greene County, Mississippi, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Theophilus Baxter and Mary Baxter
Husband of Levicy Lucy Griffin
Father of Stephen Hunnicut Baxter; Israel Eli Baxter, Jr; James Oliver Baxter and Susan Selma Baxter
Brother of Charity Hammond; David Baxter; Theophilus Baxter, II and John Baxter

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About Israel Baxter, Sr


Israel BAXTER III [Parents] was born 2 Mar 1762 in near Kinston , NC. He died 1834/1835 in Greene Co., MS. Israel married Lucy LEVICY on 1785 in Marlboro County, SC.

Israel (1762-1834), son of Theophilus, served as a substitute for his father during the war under Colonels William Moultrie and Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion and was in the battle of Coosawhatchie Bridge, May 3, 1779, under Colonel John Laurens. When later asked if he had a record of his birth, he replied that it was in the family Bible which had gone to his older sister, then deceased. The sister proved to be Charity, who married Joshua Hammond (1749-1803), who also served in the Revolution.read more


Dobbs County, NC formed from Johnston Co in 1758. 1791 became extinct(divided into Glasgow(Greene after 1799)/Lenoir). 1758>1791 Kinston was county seat. Early records of Dobbs county detroyed in 1878 when Lenoir Co Courthouse burned.

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Israel Baxter, Sr's Timeline

1762
March 2, 1762
Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina, United States
1784
1784
Age 21
Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States
1786
1786
Age 23
Cheraws Dist., Marlboro, SC
1797
1797
Age 34
Liberty, GA
1834
1834
Age 71
Greene County, Mississippi, United States
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Ga