Person:William Paxton (21)

Watchers
m. 1746
  1. John Paxton1747 - 1832
  2. Samuel Paxton1752 - 1833
  3. Mary PaxtonABT 1754 - 1789
  4. William Paxton1757 - 1838
  5. James PaxtonABT 1759 -
  6. Thomas Paxton1761 - aft 1842
  7. Sarah PaxtonABT 1763 -
  8. Jane 'Jean' Paxton1765 - 1841
m. 1782
m. 21 JUN 1787
  1. Joseph PaxtonABT 1788 -
  2. Elizabeth Paxton1789 - 1824
  3. Mary Polly Paxton1791 - 1859
  4. Martha 'Patsy' Paxton1792 - 1860
  5. Phoebe Paxton1793 - ABT 1830
  6. Rachel Paxton1794 - 1871
  7. Sally Paxton1794 -
  8. Thomas Greenlee Paxton1796 - 1881
  9. John W. Paxton1798 -
  10. Samuel Paxton1800 -
  11. Benjamin Porter Paxton1801 - ABT 1870
  12. William Greenlee Paxton1803 - 1879
  13. Frances Jane Paxton1805 - 1890
  14. Hannah E. Paxton1809 -
  15. Verlinda Wilson Paxton1813 -
  16. Joseph Paxton1817 -
Facts and Events
Name William Paxton
Gender Male
Birth[1] 7 APR 1757 Rockbridge County, Virginia
Marriage 1782 Virginiato Elizabeth Porter
Marriage 21 JUN 1787 Rockbridge County, Virginiato Jane Grigsby
Death[1] 27 DEC 1838 Falling Spring, Rockbridge County, Virginia

William Paxton was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 4, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :


Paxton, William - born 1757 in Rockbridge (then Augusta) County, Virginia, where entered service 1778; served in Virginia unit at Whiskey Insurrection in Pennsylvania in 1794; received Pension 1832 in Rockbridge County, Virginia where always resided; clergyman John D. Ewing made affidavit there then, witnessed by Reuben Grigsby,; query letter in file 1926 from Mrs. Philip Williams, Woodstock, Virginia, descendant of Major James Paxton (1781-1866) Virginia War of 1812 Soldier, Major William Paxton (1781-1866) Virginia Revolutionary War soldier, & James Pettit (1762-1833) Campbell County, Virginia, Revolutionary War Soldier; query letter in file 1929 from descendant Mrs. A.F. Heslar, New Augusta Indiana, who also was descendant of Pennsylvania Revolutionary War Soldier Captain John Jordan of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. F-S5873, R1891.


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Husband's Name

William PAXTON (AFN:Z4N8-DH)    

Born:  7 Apr 1757  Place:  , Rockbridge, VA 
Died:  27 Dec 1838  Place:  Falling Spring, Rockbridge Co, VA 
Buried:    Place:  Falling Spring, Glasgow, VA 
Married:  21 Jun 1787  Place:  Augusta, Rockbridge, Virginia 

Father:  Thomas PAXTON (AFN:9730-TD)    
Mother:  Elizabeth MCCLUNG (AFN:972Q-WN)   

Wife's Name

Jane GRIGSBY (AFN:17MC-W4G)    

Born:  19 Oct 1769  Place:  , Culpeper, VA 
Died:  15 Nov 1832  Place:  , Rockbridge, VA 
Buried:    Place:  Glasgow, Rockbridge, VA 
Married:  21 Jun 1787  Place:  Augusta, Rockbridge, Virginia 

Father:  John "Soldier John" GRIGSBY (AFN:VLHM-HV)    
Mother:  Elizabeth PORTER (AFN:VLHM-J2)   

Children


1. Sex Name

F  Elizabeth "Betsy" PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PKS)    

Born:  19 Jul 1789   Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  
Died:  1824   Place:  , Barren, KY  

2. Sex Name

F  Mary "Polly" PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PL1)    

Born:  21 Jan 1791   Place:  , , VA  

3. Sex Name

F  Martha "Patsy" PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PM7)    

Born:  18 Feb 1792   Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  
Died:  2 Jul 1860   Place:   

4. Sex Name

F  Phoebe PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PNF)    

Born:  7 Jul 1793   Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  
Died:  Abt 1830   Place:  , Lewis, MO  

5. Sex Name

F  Sally PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PPM)    

Born:  20 Dec 1794   Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  

6. Sex Name

F  Rachel PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PQT)    

Born:  20 Dec 1794   Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  
Died:  1871   Place:   

7. Sex Name

M  Thomas Greenlee PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PR2)    

Born:  15 Jan 1796   Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  
Died:  1 Aug 1881   Place:  , Davis Co., Iowa  

8. Sex Name

M  John W PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PS8)    

Born:  2 Oct 1798   Place:  ,  

9. Sex Name

M  Samuel PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PTG)    

Born:  13 Mar 1800   Place:  , , Virginia  

10. Sex Name

M  Benjamin Porter PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PVN)    

Born:  2 Aug 1801   Place:  , , Virginia  
Died:  Abt 1870   Place:  Vermillion, , LA  

11. Sex Name

M  William Greenlee PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PWV)    

Born:  1 Sep 1803   Place:  , , VA  
Died:  2 Nov 1879   Place:  , Rockkbridge, VA  

12. Sex Name

F  Frances Jane PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PX3)    

Born:  6 Jun 1805   Place:  , , VA  
Died:  10 Jul 1890   Place:  , , VA  

13. Sex Name

F  Agnes Greenlee PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-PZ9)    

Born:  6 Jun 1807   Place:  , , VA  

14. Sex Name

F  Hannah E PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-Q0G)    

Born:  11 Mar 1809   Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  

15. Sex Name

F  Verlinda Wilson PAXTON (AFN:1R6T-Q1N)    

Born:  2 Feb 1813   Place:  , Rockbridge, VA  

16. Sex Name

M  Joseph PAXTON (AFN:HF00-MN)    

Born:  17 May 1877   Place:  <, Rockbridge, Va>  
Died:    Place:  , Barrens, KY  



http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~qvarizona/paxton.html

31. William4 Paxton (Thomas John3, John2, Samuel1) was born 07 April 1757 in Rockbridge Co. VA75, and died 27 December 1838 in Rockbridge Co. VA. He married Jane Grigsby76 21 June 1787 in Rockbridge Co. VA77. She was born 19 October 1769 in Culpeper, VA, and died 15 November 1832.


Diehl, Rockbridge Notebook:- When William Paxton [son of Thomas Paxton and his wife Elizabeth McClung] married Jane Grigsby, daughter of Soldier John Grigsby, June 21, 1787, he founded a most interesting family line. In his will, probated, Feb. 4, 1839, he named his nine children and mentioned several grandchildren. It is said that there were sixteen children in the family, but the interweaving of family lines is limited to a few. Mary Paxton, known as Polly, was born, Jan. 21, 1791. and, on March 12, 1812, she became the wife of James Greenlee.


Child of William Paxton and Jane Grigsby is: 86 i. Mary Polly5 Paxton, b. 21 Jan. 1791; d. 12 July 1859 in Rockbridge Co. VA. She married James Greenlee 03 December 181277.


More About Mary Polly Paxton: Burial: Falling Springs Cemetery78

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 IGI Record.