George BAXTER 1833-1900
&
Sarah BOWLER 1832-1894

Suffolk & London, England ; Casterton, S-W Victoria, Australia

George BAXTER b. 1833, Suffolk, England, son of George BAXTER and ____ was married in 1852 in London, England to Sarah BOWLER, b. 1832, London, England, daughter of Joseph BOWLER and Mary THOMAS.

George & Sarah BAXTER arrived at Portland, Victoria on the "Oithona" in 1855 and a son George BAXTER was born later that year in Hamilton, Victoria.

By 1859 George & Sarah BAXTER had moved to Casterton in south-western Victoria where 8 more children were born from 1859 to 1873.

George BAXTER died at Casterton in 1900 and his wife Sarah had also died there in 1894.

George BAXTER & Sarah BOWLER had the following known family:

  1. George James BAXTER b. 1855, Hamilton, Victoria, d. 1885, Casterton, Victoria.
  2. Elizabeth Jane BAXTER b. 1859, Casterton, Victoria, d. 1919, Merino, Victoria, m. William Tyers HOLMES 1852-1937. Elizabeth Jane HOLMES signed the Women's Suffrage Petition in Sandford in 1891.
  3. William Thomas BAXTER b. 1861, Casterton, Victoria, d. 1939, Casterton, Victoria, m. Susan SEALEY 1863-1943 and they had the following children....
    1. George Albert BAXTER b. 1898, Casterton, Victoria, d. ___, m. Mary Patricia Amelda MURPHY.
    2. Annie Ethel Mary BAXTER b. 1900, Casterton, Victoria, d. 1918, m. Isaac WILSON 1887-1957.
    3. Percival "Percy" William BAXTER b. 1902, Casterton, Victoria, d. 1982. Percy BAXTER served in WW2 in the 4th Anti Tank Regiment and was a POW.
    4. Mahala Rose BAXTER b. 1905, Casterton, Victoria, m. Thomas William TAYLOR.
    5. William Thomas Clarence "Bonn" BAXTER b. 1910, Casterton, Victoria, d. 1988, m. Freda Mary DONOHUE 1912-1992.

  4. Richard Thomas BAXTER b. 1863, d. 1863, Casterton, Victoria.
  5. Charles James BAXTER b. 1863, Casterton, Victoria, d. 1939, Casterton, Victoria, m. Louisa Caroline HUMPHRIES 1889-1961 and they had the following children...
    1. Edna Victory BAXTER b. 1900, Casterton, Victoria, d. ___, m. ___.
    2. Vernon Charles BAXTER b. 1901, d. 1902, Casterton, Victoria.
    3. Ralph James BAXTER b. 1904, Casterton, Victoria, d. ___, m. Jean Myrtle ELLIOTT.
    4. Harold Charles BAXTER b. 1905, Casterton, Victoria, d. ___, m. ___.
    5. Thomas Elmo BAXTER b. 1907, Casterton, Victoria, d. 1990, m. Daphne Ellen KIERNAN.
    6. Linda Alice BAXTER b. 1908, d. 1909, Casterton, Victoria.

  6. Mary Louisa BAXTER b. 1866, Casterton, Victoria, d. 1909, Casterton, Victoria, m. Henry Arthur GEORGE 1859-1928. Mary Louisa BAXTER signed the Women's Suffrage Petition in Casterton in 1891.
  7. Thomas Sawyer BAXTER b. 1868, Casterton, Victoria, d. 1956, Casterton, Victoria, m. Lucy Ann HUMPHRIES 1874-1944.
  8. Mahala Sarah BAXTER b. 1871, Casterton, Victoria, d. 1950, Casterton, Victoria, m. ___ James CRITCHLOW (probably in South Africa).
  9. Edith Marion BAXTER b. 1873, d. 1873, Casterton, Victoria.

Links to Pioneer Names at...

Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral : Hotspur :

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale


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