Baxter (Y-DNA)

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Status summary

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)


From: The Descendants of Captain Thomas Baxter of Cape Cod

First Generation

Thomas Baxter was born, presumably in England, about 1653[1] 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

Second Generation

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.

  1. died 22 Jun 1713 in Ye 60 year of his age (gravestone)

DNA results

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.

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