Person:John Paxton (23)

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John Paxton, Jr.
d.13 February 1787 Augusta County, Virginia
m. 1715
  1. Mary Paxton
  2. John Paxton, Jr.1716 - 1787
  3. Mary Paxton1717-1735 -
  4. Thomas "Buffalo" Paxton, of Buffalo Creek on the James River, Augusta County, VA1719 - 1788
  5. Joseph Paxton1726 - 1755
  6. Samuel Paxton1730 - 1756
  7. Maj. William Paxton1733 - 1795
  • HJohn Paxton, Jr.1716 - 1787
  • WMary Blair1726 - 1821
m. 1742
  1. Mary Paxton1742-1760 -
  2. Capt. John Paxton1743 - 1787
  3. Isabella Paxton1746 -
  4. Maj. William Paxton1751 - 1817
  5. Elizabeth Paxton1757 - 1831
  6. Hannah Paxton1758-1767 - 1845
  7. Joseph PaxtonABT 1763 - ABT 1796
  8. James PaxtonABT 1765 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] John Paxton, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[2][3] 1716 Balleymoney, Antrim, Ireland
Marriage 1742 Lancaster County, Pennsylvaniato Mary Blair
Death[2] 13 February 1787 Augusta County, Virginia

John Paxton, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 849.--10th July, 1750. Henry Kirkham and Margaret to Jolm (sic, s/b John) Paxton, lots of Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; Benj. Borden; on James River; on Wood's Creek; corner Joseph Lapsley; 198 A, 3 R, 36 P, conveyed to Henry by Borden, 27th July, 1742. Teste: Richard Woods, Jno. McKey.


Information on John Paxton

From Ancestry.com post:

Isabella Paxton Dorothy Sykes (View posts) Posted: 2 Jun 1999 12:00PM GMT

Classification: Query Surnames: In Rockbridge Co., twins Sarah & Mary Isabella Paxton were daughters of Joseph Paxton and Esther Lyle. Their grandmother was Isabella Paxton married to John Lyle. There seems to be many Isabella's in the family. John Lyle d. 1793. m#1 1760 Isabella Paxton, d/o John & Mary (Blair). members of this family are buried in the Muse Cemetary near Timber Ridge. Info. from "The Timber Ridge Presbyterian Cemetery". Book bought last year from this church.



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Husband's Name

John PAXTON (AFN:G3GJ-ZB)    

Born:  1716/1721  Place:  , Balleymoney, Antrim, Ireland 
Died:  13 Feb 1787  Place:  , Rockbridge Co, VA 
Buried:  13 Feb 1787  Place:  Timber Ridge Ch, Glasgow, VA 
Married:  1742  Place:  , , Lancastor, Pennsylvania 

Father:  Samuel PAXTON (AFN:G3GK-H2)    
Mother:  Wife Of Paxton UNKNOWN (AFN:RVG2-3S)   

Wife's Name 
Martha BLAIR (AFN:G3GK-0G)    

Born:  1726  Place:  Of, , Rockbridge, Virginia 
Died:  12 Aug 1821  Place:  , , Rockbridge Co, VA 
Buried:    Place:  Timber Ridge Ch, Glasgow, VA 
Married:  1742  Place:  , , Lancastor, Pennsylvania 

Father:  Robert BLAIR (AFN:17MD-4C3)    
Mother:  Unknown (AFN:17MD-4D9)   

Children 

1.  Sex  Name  
M  Joseph PAXTON (AFN:1R6V-8WR)    

Born:  Abt 1763   Place:  <, Rockbridge, Va>  
Died:  1798   Place:   

2. Sex Name

F  Elizabeth PAXTON (AFN:J9CL-V8)    

Born:  Abt 1750   Place:  , , Rockbridge, Virginia  
Died:  Aug 1831   Place:  Bakers Creek, , TN  
Buried:    Place:  Bakers Creek, , Tn, Bakerscrpresbych  

3.  Sex  Name  
M  James PAXTON (AFN:G3GJ-Q4)    

Born:  15 Mar 1762   Place:  , , Rockbridge, Virginia  
Died:  1788   Place:  Lexington, Rockbridge, VA  

4.  Sex  Name  
F  Isabella PAXTON (AFN:8JB5-TD)    

Born:  17 Oct 1746   Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  
Died:    Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  
Buried:    Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  

5. Sex Name

M  John PAXTON (AFN:Z4MN-RX)    

Born:  1743   Place:  , , Rockbridge Co, VA  
Christened:  Captain   Place:   
Died:  3 Oct 1787   Place:  , , Glasgow, VA  
Buried:    Place:  , , Glasgow, VA  

6.  Sex  Name  
M  William PAXTON (AFN:Z4N8-ZF)    

Born:  1751   Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  
Christened:  Captain   Place:   
Died:  16 Apr 1817   Place:  , , VA  
Buried:    Place:  , Glasgow, VA  

7.  Sex  Name  
M  Joseph PAXTON (AFN:Z4N9-6L)    

Born:  Abt 1753   Place:  , , Virginia  
Buried:    Place:  , Botecourt Co, , VA  

8. Sex Name

F  Isabella PAXTON (AFN:Z4MK-G0)    

Born:  Abt 1765   Place:  , , Virginia  

9.  Sex  Name  
F  Elizabeth PAXTON (AFN:Z4MK-H5)    

Born:  < 1758   Place:  <, , Rockbridge, Virginia>  

10.  Sex  Name  
F  Hannah PAXTON (AFN:Z4MK-JB)    

Born:  < 1760   Place:  <, , Rockbridge, Virginia>  
Christened:    Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  
Died:  1845   Place:  , Bockbridge, VA  

11.  Sex  Name  
F  Mary PAXTON (AFN:Z4MK-KH)    

Born:  16 May 1764   Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  
Died:    Place:  , Bourbon, KY  

References
  1. Genealogy of the Descendants of John Walker of Wigdon, Scotland, by Emma Siggins White, published by Tuttle Antiquarian Boooks, Inc, p. 588.
  2. 2.0 2.1 World Family Tree, Cd.
  3. IGI Record.