Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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John BAXTER (1704-?)

and Ann BILLINGHURST (1711-?)

 

John Baxter and Ann Billinghurst married on 23 October 1729 in Dunsfold, Surrey.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  John was the nephew of my 8x great grandfather, Peter Baxter.)

John Baxter was born on 22 August and baptised on 1 September 1704 in Dunsfold.  He was the son of Edmund Baxter (1662-?) and Joan Farnham (c1670-1739).  He was left a legacy of five shillings by his maternal grandfather.

Ann Billinghurst was born on 12 September 1711 in Haslemere and was the daughter of Henry Billinghurst (1677-?) and Ann Yalden.

 

John Baxter and Ann Billinghurst had 3 known children:

  1. William Baxter was baptised on 29 January 1729/30 in Dunsfold.  He farmed at Tismans Common.

    William married Ann Thorndell on 9 July 1754 in Dunsfold.

    William and Ann had the following children:

    1. John Baxter was born on 18 April 1755 at Tismans Common.  He died on 18 May 1827 in Chichester, Sussex.  He farmed at Hascombe before moving to Chichester.  John was a dealer in corn and hay.  He left a will dated 13 January 1827.

      John married Mary Mann on 5 October 1780 in Rudgwick, Sussex.  She was the daughter of John Mann.

    2. Mary Baxter was born in 1759.

    3. William Baxter was born in 1761.

    4. Edmund Baxter was baptised on 27 May 1763 in Dunsfold.

      Edmund married Mary Hollist on 25 December 1793 at St. Mary's in Portsea, Hampshire.

      The family lived in Lombard Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

      Edmund and Mary had 5 known children:

      1. Edmund Baxter was born on 1 March 1795 and his birth was registered at the Meeting House Alley Baptist Chapel in Portsea.

      2. Thomas Hollist Baxter was born 19 April 1796 and his birth was registered at the Meeting House Alley Baptist Chapel in Portsea.

        Thomas married Martha Matilda Broadbent Henning on 31 August 1823 in Alverstoke, Hampshire.  They had 13 known children.

      3. Benjamin Baxter was born on 20 May 1799 and his birth was registered at the Meeting House Alley Baptist Chapel in Portsea.

      4. John Baxter was born on 2 June 1801 and his birth was registered at the Meeting House Alley Baptist Chapel in Portsea.

      5. William Baxter was born on 5 March 1804 and his birth was registered at the Meeting House Alley Baptist Chapel in Portsea.

    5. Ann Baxter was born in 1766.

    6. Elizabeth Baxter was born in 1768.

  2. Ann Baxter was baptised on 13 May 1731 in Dunsfold.

  3. Mary Baxter was baptised on 21 February 1734 in Dunsfold.

 

Many thanks to Angela Johnson for additions to this page.

BAXTER          BILLINGSHURST

This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012