Completed as of October 10, 2020:
- Recruiting direct male-line descendants of Thomas Baxter for NGS/WGS testing - anyone interested in submitting their DNA for testing should contact Raymond T. Wing (email: wing.genealogist AT gmail DOT com)
Thomas Baxter was born, presumably in England, about 1653 and died at (West) Yarmouth on 22 Jun 1713. He married Temperance Gorham 27 Jan 1679/80 at Yarmouth. They had three sons: Thomas, John, Shubal
Thomas Baxter (II) married twice, first 3 May 1705 Mary Lattimer and second to Hannah Crowell. All of his children were by his first wife: 2 daughters and four sons (Timothy, Thomas, Cornelius, Malachi)
John Baxter was born in 1685 and died in 1749. He married 11 Jun 1706 Desire Gorham. They had twelve children; five daughters and seven sons (John, Joseph, Isaac, Hezekiah, Samuel, Thomas & Shubal)
Shubael Baxter, Esq. was born in 1687 and died 12 Apr 1741. He married Elizabeth Gorham. They had two daughters and son, Richard.
- died 22 Jun 1713 in Ye 60 year of his age (gravestone)
Previous Y-DNA testing
The Family Tree DNA Baxter DNA Project currently does not list any Y-DNA descendants of Capt. Thomas Baxter of Cape Cod.
Further needed testing
We need direct male-line descendants of this Baxter family to WGS/NGS test to discover where this family falls in the Y-DNA tree.