Peter Elmore1,2

M, b. circa 1627, d. 1681
     Peter Elmore was born circa 1627 at England.1 He married Jane Unknown circa 1639.1 Peter Elmore Peter Elmore of Rappahannock County, Planter, to Charles Dodson of Rappahannock County, Planter... let to farm as much plantable land as three tithables can tend in Corn and tobacco with privilege of leaving out for pasturage and privilege of coopers and carpenters timber for the use of ye plantation for term of nineteen years from this date, and Elmore to furnish Dodson with Apple trees and Peach trees sufficient to make an Orchard both of apples and peaches, and at expiration of term, the said Dodson to leave a thirty foot dwelling house and a fifty foot Tobacco house... and if Dodson should leave before that time, Elmore to have right of first refusal.

Signed by Peter Elmor, and witnessed by William Smoote and Charles Wilson; entered on July 10th, 1679, and recognized on July 7th, 1680 on July 10, 1679.2 He died in 1681 at Virginia.1

Family

Jane Unknown b. circa 1618
Marriage*He married Jane Unknown circa 1639.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S645] Kraus-Everette Genealogy - Elmore Genalogy, online http://www.larkcom.us/ancestry/elmore/
  2. [S5009] Unknown compiler, Old Rappahannock Deeds and Wills (1677-1680), Part II.

Jane Unknown1

F, b. circa 1618
     Jane Unknown was born circa 1618 at Virginia.1 She married Peter Elmore circa 1639.1 As of circa 1639,her married name was Elmore.1

Family

Peter Elmore b. circa 1627, d. 1681
Marriage*Jane Unknown married Peter Elmore circa 1639.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S645] Kraus-Everette Genealogy - Elmore Genalogy, online http://www.larkcom.us/ancestry/elmore/

Hester Elmore1,2

F, b. 1814, d. January 7, 1882
FatherJames Elmore3 b. circa 1788
MotherCamilla "Milley" "Milla" Gant3 b. circa 1792, d. before June 22, 1860
     Hester Elmore In the 1880 Census Hester Elmore Paxton was enumerasted with her father being born in North Carolina and her mother born in Canada. This leads me to believe that she is a daughter of James Elmore and Camilla Gant. - author Scott Schaffer.3 She was buried at Sams Cemetery, Rt. 4 at top of Dulls Creek Mountain, Procious, Clay Co., West Virginia.4,5 She was born in 1814 at North Carolina; Hester later listed her place of birth as Virginia.3,6 As of September 26, 1839,her married name was Paxton.1 She married Abner Jehu Paxton on September 26, 1839 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,2,7 Hester Elmore died on January 7, 1882 at Union, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,7

Census Records

1850Dwelling 151, District 8, Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia8
1860Dwelling 396, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia9
1870Dwelling 3, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia10
1880Dwelling 87, District 24, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia3

Family

Abner Jehu Paxton b. 1817, d. 1897
Marriage*Hester Elmore married Abner Jehu Paxton on September 26, 1839 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,2,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  2. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S117] John Thompson Family (Paxton descendant), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=thompson_family&id=I00218
  5. [S3631] Sams Cemetery, Clay Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S1246] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hester Paxton death record.
  8. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Dodd-Paxton marriage record.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hester L. Burdette death certificate.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mary Procious death certificate.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Harriett Ashley death certificate.

Abner Jehu Paxton1,2,3,4

M, b. 1817, d. 1897
     Abner Jehu Paxton was buried at Sams Cemetery, Rt. 4 at top of Dulls Creek Mountain, Procious, Clay Co., West Virginia.5,4 He Abner served the Confederacy in the Civil War in Troop H,
14th Regiment CSA and Co.K 22nd Virginia Infantry. He was
captured at Fisher's Hill September 22, 1864, exchanged January
17, 1865 and was admitted to Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond VA
and deserted two days later.3 He was born in 1817 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Hester Elmore, daughter of James Elmore and Camilla "Milley" "Milla" Gant, on September 26, 1839 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3,6 Abner Jehu Paxton died in 1897 at Clay Co., West Virginia; The Thompson Tree has a death date of 1898 in Procious, Clay Co., WV.3,5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 151, District 8, Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia7
1860Dwelling 396, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia8
1870Dwelling 3, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia9
1880Dwelling 87, District 24, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia10

Occupation

1850Laborer7
1860Constable8
1870Farmer9
1880Farmer10

Family

Hester Elmore b. 1814, d. January 7, 1882
Marriage*Abner Jehu Paxton married Hester Elmore, daughter of James Elmore and Camilla "Milley" "Milla" Gant, on September 26, 1839 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  2. [S1246] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.
  3. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  4. [S3631] Sams Cemetery, Clay Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S117] John Thompson Family (Paxton descendant), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=thompson_family&id=I00218
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hester Paxton death record.
  7. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Dodd-Paxton marriage record.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hester L. Burdette death certificate.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Worth Winfield Paxton death certificate.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Burnside marriage record.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mary Procious death certificate.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Harriett Ashley death certificate.

Sarah Jane Paxton1,2

F, b. circa 1838, d. May 6, 1870
FatherAbner Jehu Paxton3,1 b. 1817, d. 1897
MotherHester Elmore3,1 b. 1814, d. January 7, 1882
     Sarah Jane Paxton was born circa 1838 at Virginia.3 As of before July, 1863,her married name was Brizendine.2 She married James Brizendine before July, 1863.2 Sarah Jane Paxton died on May 6, 1870 at Clay Co., West Virginia.2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 151, District 8, Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia3
1860Dwelling 396, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia1

Family 1

James Brizendine b. circa 1844, d. July 3, 1863
Marriage*Sarah Jane Paxton married James Brizendine before July, 1863.2 

Family 2

Children

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William H. Brisendine death certificate.

Elizabeth A. Paxton1,2

F, b. January, 1841
FatherAbner Jehu Paxton1,2 b. 1817, d. 1897
MotherHester Elmore1,2 b. 1814, d. January 7, 1882
     Elizabeth A. Paxton was buried at Samuel Paxton Cemetery, Roane Co., West Virginia.3 She was born in January, 1841 at Virginia.4,5 She married Samuel Brown Paxton circa 1861.6,4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 151, District 8, Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia1
1860Dwelling 396, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia2
1870Dwelling 234, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia7
1880Dwelling 139, District 125, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia8
1900Dwelling 77, District 105, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia4
1910Dwelling 407, District 93, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia9

Occupation

1860Domestic2

Family

Samuel Brown Paxton b. April 1, 1839, d. 1916
Marriage*Elizabeth A. Paxton married Samuel Brown Paxton circa 1861.6,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S4796] Samuel Paxton Cemetery, Roane Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5270] Cummings Cemetery, Roane Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Charles L. Paxton death certificate.
  11. [S117] John Thompson Family (Paxton descendant), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=thompson_family&id=I00218
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hester Frances White death certificate.
  13. [S1335] Don Norman, "Descendants of Joseph Park."
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Wiley B. Paxton death certificate.

Cephas Shelburn Paxton1,2,3

M, b. April 28, 1843, d. January 1, 1918
FatherAbner Jehu Paxton1,4 b. 1817, d. 1897
MotherHester Elmore1,4 b. 1814, d. January 7, 1882
     Cephas Shelburn Paxton was buried at Witcher Cemetery, Witcher Creek Road, off Rt. 60, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.5 He Served with Company K, 22 Regiment, Virginia Infantry, CSA during the Civil War.2 He was born on April 28, 1843 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,6,5 He married Sarah Jane "Sally" Slack on October 16, 1866 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,3,7,8 Cephas Shelburn Paxton died on January 1, 1918 at Witcher Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 74.2,5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 151, District 8, Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia1
1860Dwelling 396, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 358, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia9
1880Dwelling 57, District 47, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia10
1900Dwelling 427, District 42, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia6
1910The West Virginia Insane Asylum, Ward 4, Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia11

Occupation

1870Farm laborer9
1880Farm hand10
1900Farm laborer6

Family

Sarah Jane "Sally" Slack b. February 3, 1846, d. January 8, 1910
Marriage*Cephas Shelburn Paxton married Sarah Jane "Sally" Slack on October 16, 1866 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,3,7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  3. [S1246] Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1340] Elaine Gates, Kanawha Valley Cemeteries.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William Worth Paxton death certificate.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Slack marriage record.
  9. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mary Elizabeth Withrow death certificate.
  13. [S4255] Pomeroy Times-Sentinel, From the Sarah Cathryn Motley obituary in the Feb 28, 1975 edition.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Maggie E. Keeney death certificate.

Eliza Adeline Paxton1,2,3,4

F, b. December 20, 1846, d. December 26, 1919
FatherAbner Jehu Paxton1,2 b. 1817, d. 1897
MotherHester Elmore1,2 b. 1814, d. January 7, 1882
     Eliza Adeline Paxton was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, East Bank, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.5 She was born on December 20, 1846 at Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia.3 As of June 29, 1865,her married name was Moore.6,4 She married James Henry Moore on June 29, 1865 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia.6,4 Eliza Adeline Paxton died on December 26, 1919 at East Bank, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 73.5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 151, District 8, Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia1
1860Dwelling 396, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia2
1870Dwelling 363, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia7
1880Dwelling 167, District 48, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia8
1900Dwelling 116, District 39, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia9
1910Dwelling 282, District 47, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia10
1920Dwelling 15, District 67, Coalburg, Kanawha Co., West VirginiaApparently enumerated shortly after she passed away11

Family

James Henry Moore b. November 10, 1844, d. October 19, 1907
Marriage*Eliza Adeline Paxton married James Henry Moore on June 29, 1865 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia.6,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Moore-Paxton marriage record.
  5. [S5106] I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Kanawha Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S1038] Julia Wintz, Kanawha County Marriages, January 1, 1792 to Decembert 31 1869.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Edith Edwards Moore Trail obituary in the Jul 30, 1950 edition.
  13. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Octavia Moore Hess obituary in the Dec 8, 1951 edition.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lorena Belle Housh death certificate.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Nannie Louise Hemmings death certificate.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Edith E. Trail death certificate.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mollie Susan Macleery death certificate.
  18. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Anna Liza Pauley death certificate.
  19. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Fannie Moore Rhodes death certificate.
  20. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William Robert Moore death certificate.

Hannah Caroline Paxton1,2,3,4,5

F, b. 1847, d. March 14, 1883
FatherAbner Jehu Paxton1,2,6 b. 1817, d. 1897
MotherHester Elmore1,2,6 b. 1814, d. January 7, 1882
     Hannah Caroline Paxton was buried at Jordan Harper Cemetery, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia.7 She was born in 1847 at Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia.6,7 As of June 11, 1867,her married name was Dodd.8 She married William Remly Dodd on June 11, 1867 at Roane Co., West Virginia.8,3,6 Hannah Caroline Paxton died on March 14, 1883 at Ambler Ridge, Roane Co., West Virginia.9,7

Census Records

1850Dwelling 151, District 8, Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia1
1860Dwelling 396, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 144, District 125, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia4

Family

William Remly Dodd b. March, 1843, d. June 8, 1930
Marriage*Hannah Caroline Paxton married William Remly Dodd on June 11, 1867 at Roane Co., West Virginia.8,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1054] See Extended Description for original data sources listed by county, West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1617] Ronald L. Mooney, "William Remley Dodd."
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Dodd-Paxton marriage record.
  7. [S1295] Cathy Cown and Helen Stricklin, Jordan Harper Cemetery, Roane Co., WV.
  8. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  9. [S1348] Lawrence Family History, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=alilaw&id=I00613
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mary Ellen Saunders death certificate.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Laura Alice Samples death certificate.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Martha Evelyn McCune death certificate.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Malinda H. Woody death certificate.

Hester Luerendia "Lue" Paxton1,2,3,4

F, b. circa 1848, d. April 10, 1926
FatherAbner Jehu Paxton1,2,3,5 b. 1817, d. 1897
MotherHester Elmore1,2,3,5 b. 1814, d. January 7, 1882
     Hester Luerendia "Lue" Paxton was buried at Sams Cemetery, Rt. 4 at top of Dulls Creek Mountain, Procious, Clay Co., West Virginia.5 She was born circa 1848 at New Castle, Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia; Her death certificate has an incorrect birth date of May 8, 1851.1,6,5 As of August 10, 1876,her married name was Burdette.7 She married Henry Taylor Burdette on August 10, 1876 at Clay Co., West Virginia.5,8,7 Hester Luerendia "Lue" Paxton died on April 10, 1926 at Union, Clay Co., West Virginia.5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 151, District 8, Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia1
1860Dwelling 396, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia2
1870Dwelling 3, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia3
1880Dwelling 88, District 24, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia9
1900Dwelling 239, District 10, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia10
1910Dwelling 7, District 6, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia11
1920Dwelling 59, District 32, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia12

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Samuel "Short Sam" Samples
Child

Family 3

Henry Taylor Burdette b. June, 1856, d. February 4, 1931
Marriage*Hester Luerendia "Lue" Paxton married Henry Taylor Burdette on August 10, 1876 at Clay Co., West Virginia.5,8,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hester L. Burdette death certificate.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Abner John Samples death certificate.
  7. [S1054] See Extended Description for original data sources listed by county, West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Henry T. Burdette death certificate.
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S1294] William Dodd/Mary Pierce Decendants, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:568765&id=I88
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the George David Samples death certificate.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Henry Patrick Burdette death certificate.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Eliza Ann Sams death record.
  18. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Emma Mae Samples death certificate.

Winfield Worthington "Worth" Paxton1,2

M, b. October 6, 1852, d. December 17, 1931
FatherAbner Jehu Paxton3,4,1,5 b. 1817, d. 1897
MotherHester Elmore3,4 b. 1814, d. January 7, 1882
     Winfield Worthington "Worth" Paxton was buried at Friend Cemetery, Ivydale, Clay Co., West Virginia.6 He was born on October 6, 1852 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Polyrena Malinda "Rena" Burnside on April 27, 1871 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,5 Winfield Worthington "Worth" Paxton died on December 17, 1931 at Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia, at age 79.1,6

Census Records

1860Dwelling 396, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia3
1870Dwelling 3, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia4
1900Dwelling 417, District 7, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia7
1910Dwelling 40, District 1, Buffalo, Clay Co., West Virginia8
1920Dwelling 196, District 27, Buffalo, Clay Co., West VirginiaEnumerated without his wife in the household of his son Jesse Howard Paxton9
1930Dwelling 84, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West VirginiaEnumerated without his wife in the household of his son Jesse Howard Paxton10

Occupation

1870Farm laborer4
1900Farmer7
1910Grist mill laborer8
1920Railroad section hand9

Family

Polyrena Malinda "Rena" Burnside b. March 11, 1851, d. August 10, 1910
Marriage*Winfield Worthington "Worth" Paxton married Polyrena Malinda "Rena" Burnside on April 27, 1871 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Worth Winfield Paxton death certificate.
  2. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Burnside marriage record.
  6. [S4762] Friend Cemetery, Clay Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Charles A. Paxton death certificate.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Laura Bell Blakely death certificate.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the John Riley Paxton death certificate.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lonnie Shelburn Paxton death certificate.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Robert Henry Paxton death record.

Mary M. Paxton1,2,3,4

F, b. December 2, 1854, d. March 17, 1929
FatherAbner Jehu Paxton1,3 b. 1817, d. 1897
MotherHester Elmore1,3 b. 1814, d. January 7, 1882
     Mary M. Paxton was buried at Procious Cemetery, Procious, Clay Co., West Virginia.4 She was born on December 2, 1854 at Craig Co., Virginia.3 As of May 29, 1879,her married name was Procious.5,2 She married Adam Procious on May 29, 1879 at Clay Co., West Virginia.5,2,4 Mary M. Paxton died on March 17, 1929 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 74.3,4 She Mrs. Mary M. Procious, 73, widow of Adam Procious, Civil war veteran, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. H. Goad, Andaconda avenue at 7 o'clock Sunday morning. Mrs. Procious is survived by two sons and nine daughters (some of there are step-children), Mrs. A. H. Goad, Mrs. Annis Summers, Mrs. Dailia Thomas, Mrs. Joe Lucas, Mrs. J. F. Elmore, Mrs. M. D. Samples, Mrs. George Paxton, all of Charleston; Mrs. Sam Arthur, of Ohio; Mrs. Ollie Chapman, of Gassaway, and Howard Samples and Will Proclous, of Paxton. One sister, Mrs. Hallie Ashley, of Charleston, one brother, Worthy Paxton, of Widen, 45 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren survive. Burial will be in the family cemetery at Procious Tuesday. on March 18, 1929.4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 396, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 90, District 24, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia6
1900Dwelling 230, District 10, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia7
1910Dwelling 10, District 6, Procious, Clay Co., West Virginia8
1920Dwelling 224, District 96, Ward 6, Charleston, Kanawha Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son-in-law Alexander Goad9

Family 1

Alexander Samples
Child

Family 2

Adam Procious b. January 27, 1845, d. 1894
Marriage*Mary M. Paxton married Adam Procious on May 29, 1879 at Clay Co., West Virginia.5,2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1054] See Extended Description for original data sources listed by county, West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mary Procious death certificate.
  4. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Mary M. Procious obituary in the Mar 18, 1929 edition.
  5. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Floyd Jacob Samples death certificate.
  11. [S5293] Eva Jane Stout Bryant, Clay Co., WV Birth Records 1858-1905.
  12. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.

Harriett Manda Paxton1,2,3,4

F, b. circa 1856, d. October 23, 1932
FatherAbner Jehu Paxton1,5,6,7 b. 1817, d. 1897
MotherHester Elmore1,5,6,7 b. 1814, d. January 7, 1882
     Harriett Manda Paxton was buried at Sams Cemetery, Rt. 4 at top of Dulls Creek Mountain, Procious, Clay Co., West Virginia.8 She was born circa 1856 at Virginia; Her death certificate has an incorrect birth date of Oct 29, 1862.1,7 As of May 7, 1874,her married name was Ashley.6,2 She married William Wiley Ashley on May 7, 1874 at Clay Co., West Virginia.2,3,7 Harriett Manda Paxton died on October 23, 1932 at East Bank, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.7,8

Census Records

1860Dwelling 396, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia1
1870Dwelling 3, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia5
1880Dwelling 87, District 24, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia6
1900Dwelling 89, District 19, Nuttall, Fayette Co., West Virginia9
1910Dwelling 73, District 2, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia10
1920Dwelling 251, District 31, Pleasant, Clay Co., West Virginia4

Family

William Wiley Ashley b. March 27, 1853, d. November 8, 1925
Marriage*Harriett Manda Paxton married William Wiley Ashley on May 7, 1874 at Clay Co., West Virginia.2,3,7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1346] Clay County, WV Marriages, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/claymar.htm
  3. [S1054] See Extended Description for original data sources listed by county, West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Harriett Ashley death certificate.
  8. [S3631] Sams Cemetery, Clay Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

William Wiley Ashley1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 27, 1853, d. November 8, 1925
     William Wiley Ashley was buried at Sams Cemetery, Rt. 4 at top of Dulls Creek Mountain, Procious, Clay Co., West Virginia.4,5 He was born on March 27, 1853 at Clay Co., West Virginia.4 He married Harriett Manda Paxton, daughter of Abner Jehu Paxton and Hester Elmore, on May 7, 1874 at Clay Co., West Virginia.2,3,6 William Wiley Ashley died on November 8, 1925 at Birch Run, Clay Co., West Virginia, at age 72.4,5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 87, District 24, Union, Clay Co., West VirginiaWilliam and his wife were enumerated in the household of his father-in-law Abner Paxton1
1900Dwelling 89, District 19, Nuttall, Fayette Co., West Virginia7
1910Dwelling 73, District 2, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia8
1920Dwelling 251, District 31, Pleasant, Clay Co., West Virginia9

Occupation

1880Farm worker1
1900Coal company blacksmith7
1910Farmer8
1920Coal mine blacksmith9

Family

Harriett Manda Paxton b. circa 1856, d. October 23, 1932
Marriage*William Wiley Ashley married Harriett Manda Paxton, daughter of Abner Jehu Paxton and Hester Elmore, on May 7, 1874 at Clay Co., West Virginia.2,3,6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1346] Clay County, WV Marriages, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvclay/claymar.htm
  3. [S1054] See Extended Description for original data sources listed by county, West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William W. Ashley death certificate.
  5. [S3631] Sams Cemetery, Clay Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Harriett Ashley death certificate.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Eugene Scott Carter1,2,3,4

M, b. November 30, 1903, d. March 16, 1990
     His Social Security Number was 168-03-4704.5 Eugene Scott Carter was buried at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2 He was born on November 30, 1903 at West Virginia.6,5 He married Alma Arlington Doss, daughter of Charles Hubert Doss and Martha Jane "Mattie" Jarvis, circa 1931.7,8,9,3 Eugene Scott Carter died on March 16, 1990 at West Virginia at age 86.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 326, District 10-8, Mount Hope, Fayette Co., West Virginia6

Occupation

1940Coal mine shipping clerk6

Family

Alma Arlington Doss b. March 18, 1906, d. December 28, 2001
Marriage*Eugene Scott Carter married Alma Arlington Doss, daughter of Charles Hubert Doss and Martha Jane "Mattie" Jarvis, circa 1931.7,8,9,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Martha Jane Doss obituary in the May 21, 1970 edition.
  2. [S4671] High Lawn Memorial Park, Fayette Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S1902] Tyree Funeral Home Inc. Obituary Archive, online http://www.tyreefuneralhome.com/, Alma Arlington Doss Carter obituary.
  4. [S3676] Free Lance-Star, The, From the Charles H. Carter obituary in the Feb 16, 2007 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1330] Emily Salings, "Sarah Frances Elmore and Paul Newton Doss," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Feb 17, 2005.
  8. [S798] Register Herald, From the Ruth Doss Nickell obituary in the Jan 11, 2000 edition.
  9. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Charles Hubert Doss obituary in the May 16, 1951 edition.
  10. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  11. [S8016] Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Cemetery, Monroe Co., WV, online www.findagrave.com.

Hallie Isabella Dransfield1,2

F, b. May 29, 1906, d. January 5, 1987
     Hallie Isabella Dransfield was buried at Carmel Cemetery, Zenith Road, Gap Mills, Monroe Co., West Virginia.2 She was born on May 29, 1906 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.1,2 As of June 16, 1934,her married name was Doss.1 She married Porter Bowman Doss, son of Charles Hubert Doss and Martha Jane "Mattie" Jarvis, on June 16, 1934 at Gap Mills, Monroe Co., West Virginia.1 Hallie Isabella Dransfield died on January 5, 1987 at Aurora, Kane Co., Illinois, at age 80.1,2

Family

Porter Bowman Doss b. February 29, 1908, d. April 23, 1986
Marriage*She married Porter Bowman Doss, son of Charles Hubert Doss and Martha Jane "Mattie" Jarvis, on June 16, 1934 at Gap Mills, Monroe Co., West Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S1330] Emily Salings, "Sarah Frances Elmore and Paul Newton Doss," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Feb 17, 2005.
  2. [S4755] Carmel Cemetery, Monroe Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com

Floyd Burgess "Nick" Nickell1,2,3,4

M, b. April 11, 1909, d. July 14, 1995
     His Social Security Number was 232-44-2071.5 Floyd Burgess "Nick" Nickell was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3 He married Ruth L. Doss, daughter of Charles Hubert Doss and Martha Jane "Mattie" Jarvis.1,2,3 Floyd Burgess "Nick" Nickell was born on April 11, 1909 at Ronceverte, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.1,5,4 He died on July 14, 1995 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 86.1,5,3 He Floyd B. "Nick'' Nickell, 86, of Beckley died Friday, July 14, 1995, in a Beckley hospital after a long illness. He was a native of Ronceverte and a retired Beckley area food service representative from Standard Food Service Co., Hurricane. He was a volunteer at Veterans Medical Center, was a member and deacon of Beckley Presbyterian Church, Beckley Masonic Lodge No. 95 AF&AM, Beckley Elks Lodge No. 1452, and a former member of Drill Team, Beckley. He was an Army Air Corps flight instructor during World War II. Surviving: wife, Ruth Doss Nickell; son, Stephen B. of Beckley; sisters, Thelma McAllister and Mary Doggett, of Ronceverte; three grandchildren. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, with the Rev. Robin Debnam officiating. on July 17, 1995.3

Family

Ruth L. Doss b. December 3, 1912, d. January 9, 2000
Marriage*He married Ruth L. Doss, daughter of Charles Hubert Doss and Martha Jane "Mattie" Jarvis.1,2,3 
Child
  • Stephen Burgess Nickell1,2,3

Citations

  1. [S1330] Emily Salings, "Sarah Frances Elmore and Paul Newton Doss," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Feb 17, 2005.
  2. [S798] Register Herald, From the Ruth Doss Nickell obituary in the Jan 11, 2000 edition.
  3. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Floyd B. Nickell obituary in the Jul 17, 1995 edition.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

James Brizendine1

M, b. circa 1844, d. July 3, 1863
     James Brizendine was born circa 1844 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.2 He married Sarah Jane Paxton, daughter of Abner Jehu Paxton and Hester Elmore, before July, 1863.1 James Brizendine died on July 3, 1863 at Gettysburg, Adams Co., Pennsylvania; Died during the battle of Pickett's Charge.1

Family

Sarah Jane Paxton b. circa 1838, d. May 6, 1870
Marriage*He married Sarah Jane Paxton, daughter of Abner Jehu Paxton and Hester Elmore, before July, 1863.1 

Citations

  1. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.

Sissy "Sis" Brizendine1,2

F, b. circa September, 1869
MotherSarah Jane Paxton1 b. circa 1838, d. May 6, 1870
     Sissy "Sis" Brizendine was born circa September, 1869 at Clay Co., West Virginia.2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 3, Union, Clay Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her grandfather Abner Paxton2

Citations

  1. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.

William H. Brisendine1

M, b. November 20, 1866, d. February 6, 1923
MotherSarah Jane Paxton2,1 b. circa 1838, d. May 6, 1870
     William H. Brisendine William's death certificate lists his father as John Brizendine even though he had died well before William was born.1 He was buried at Sams Cemetery, Rt. 4 at top of Dulls Creek Mountain, Procious, Clay Co., West Virginia.1 He was born on November 20, 1866 at Clay Co., West Virginia.1 He died on February 6, 1923 at Union, Clay Co., West Virginia, at age 56; Died from tuberculosis and asthma.1

Census Records

1870Dwelling 3, Union, Clay Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his grandfather Abner Paxton3
1880Dwelling 87, District 24, Union, Clay Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his grandfather Abner Paxton4
1900Dwelling 462, District 7, Henry, Clay Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of relative Henry Park5
1910Dwelling 67, District 2, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia6
1920Dwelling 211, District 28, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia7

Occupation

1900Farm laborer5
1910Farm hand6
1920Farm manager7

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William H. Brisendine death certificate.
  2. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Samuel Brown Paxton1

M, b. April 1, 1839, d. 1916
     Samuel Brown Paxton Enlisted in Co. B, 28th VA Infantry, CSA on May 18, 1861 and served until Dec 25, 1864. He was wounded at the first battle of Manassas on Apr 30, 1863, recovered and was wounded at Gettysburg Jul 3, 1863. He recovered and fought in the second Battle of Manassas and at Lookout Mountain.2 He was buried at Samuel Paxton Cemetery, Roane Co., West Virginia.3 He was born on April 1, 1839 at Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia.3 He married Elizabeth A. Paxton, daughter of Abner Jehu Paxton and Hester Elmore, circa 1861.1,4 Samuel Brown Paxton died in 1916 at Roane Co., West Virginia.2,3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 234, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia5
1880Dwelling 139, District 125, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia6
1900Dwelling 77, District 105, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia4
1910Dwelling 407, District 93, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia7

Occupation

1870Farmer5
1880Farmer6
1900Farmer4
1910Farm laborer7

Family

Elizabeth A. Paxton b. January, 1841
Marriage*Samuel Brown Paxton married Elizabeth A. Paxton, daughter of Abner Jehu Paxton and Hester Elmore, circa 1861.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  2. [S117] John Thompson Family (Paxton descendant), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=thompson_family&id=I00218
  3. [S4796] Samuel Paxton Cemetery, Roane Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Charles L. Paxton death certificate.
  9. [S1335] Don Norman, "Descendants of Joseph Park."
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Wiley B. Paxton death certificate.

Charles L. "Charlie" Paxton1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. November 20, 1861, d. September 22, 1939
FatherSamuel Brown Paxton1,2,3 b. April 1, 1839, d. 1916
MotherElizabeth A. Paxton1,2,3 b. January, 1841
     Charles L. "Charlie" Paxton was buried at Lyle Paxton Cemetery, Kettle, Roane Co., West Virginia.3,7 He was born on November 20, 1861 at Craig Co., Virginia.3 He married Sarah Frances Shaver on February 19, 1885 at Roane Co., West Virginia.4 Charles L. "Charlie" Paxton married Margaret Carpenter on April 16, 1905 at Roane Co., West Virginia.8,9 Charles L. "Charlie" Paxton died on September 22, 1939 at Frame, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 77.3,7 He Charles L. Paxton - Mr. Paxton, 77-year-old farmer of Frame, died Friday night at the home of a son, G. H. Paxton of Buffalo Lick near Clendenin, after a long Illness. The body was removed to the Albert Myers and Son's mortuary at Elkview. Born in Craig county, Va., Mr. Paxton came to West Virginia as a child with his parents during the Civil war days. Funeral and burial rites will be conducted at Paxton cemetery near the Sandy Knob church in Roane county, with Rev. S. E. Lundy officiating. Also surviving Mr. Paxton are his widow, Margaret Paxton; one daughter, Miss Virgie Paxton; six other sons, I. W. and V. L. Paxton of Frame, M. W. Paxton of Walton, E. S. Paxton of Cuyhoga Falls, O., A. E. Paxton of Chelyan and H. R. Paxton of Charleston; two sisters, Mrs. Maggie Lucas of Island Branch and Mrs. Mollie White of Procious; two brothers, W. S. Paxton of Walton and E. D. Paxton of Frame, 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. on September 23, 1939.7

Census Records

1870Dwelling 234, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia1
1880Dwelling 139, District 125, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia2
1900Dwelling 76, District 105, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia10
1910Dwelling 413, District 93, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia5
1920Dwelling 17, District 131, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia11
1930Dwelling 211, District 16, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia6

Occupation

1880Laborer2
1900Farmer10
1910Farmer5
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer6

Family 1

Sarah Frances Shaver b. September, 1861
Marriage*Charles L. "Charlie" Paxton married Sarah Frances Shaver on February 19, 1885 at Roane Co., West Virginia.4 
Children

Family 2

Margaret Carpenter b. April 26, 1868, d. March 6, 1955
Marriage*Charles L. "Charlie" Paxton married Margaret Carpenter on April 16, 1905 at Roane Co., West Virginia.8,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Charles L. Paxton death certificate.
  4. [S1054] See Extended Description for original data sources listed by county, West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Charles L. Paxton obituary in the Sep 23, 1939 edition.
  8. [S117] John Thompson Family (Paxton descendant), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=thompson_family&id=I00218
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Carpenter marriage record.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Marshall Webbie Paxton death certificate.
  13. [S3952] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982.

Hester Frances Paxton1,2,3

F, b. January 12, 1869, d. October 26, 1930
FatherSamuel Brown Paxton4,1 b. April 1, 1839, d. 1916
MotherElizabeth A. Paxton4,1,3 b. January, 1841
     Hester Frances Paxton was buried at Lyle Paxton Cemetery, Kettle, Roane Co., West Virginia.3 She was born on January 12, 1869 at Big Creek, Roane Co., West Virginia.3 As of August 16, 1891,her married name was White.2 She married Isaac N. White on August 16, 1891 at Roane Co., West Virginia.2,3 Hester Frances Paxton died on October 26, 1930 at Big Sandy, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 61.3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 234, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia4
1880Dwelling 139, District 125, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia1
1900Dwelling 461, District 7, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia5
1910Dwelling 205, District 2, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia6
1920Dwelling 123, District 112, Wilderness, Nicholas Co., West Virginia7
1930Dwelling 17, District 29, Nuttall, Fayette Co., West Virginia8

Family

Isaac N. White b. February, 1874
Marriage*Hester Frances Paxton married Isaac N. White on August 16, 1891 at Roane Co., West Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1054] See Extended Description for original data sources listed by county, West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hester Frances White death certificate.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the John Cargile White death certificate.

Maggie B./M. Paxton1,2,3

F, b. April, 1870, d. January 17, 1948
FatherSamuel Brown Paxton1,2 b. April 1, 1839, d. 1916
MotherElizabeth A. Paxton1,2 b. January, 1841
     Maggie B./M. Paxton was buried at Advent Cemetery, Advent, Jackson Co., West Virginia.4 She was born in April, 1870 at Roane Co., West Virginia.5 As of February 3, 1899,her married name was Lucas.6 She married George Luther Lucas on February 3, 1899 at Roane Co., West Virginia.6 Maggie B./M. Paxton died on January 17, 1948 at Advent, Jackson Co., West Virginia, at age 77.4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 234, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia1
1880Dwelling 139, District 125, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia2
1900Dwelling 313, District 98, Harper, Roane Co., West Virginia5
1910Dwelling 119, District 93, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia7
1920Dwelling 128, District 131, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia8
1930Dwelling 293, District 78, Poca, Kanawha Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 119, District 18-15, Washington, Jackson Co., West Virginia9

Family

George Luther Lucas b. June 6, 1877
Marriage*Maggie B./M. Paxton married George Luther Lucas on February 3, 1899 at Roane Co., West Virginia.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Maggie P. Lucas death certificate.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1054] See Extended Description for original data sources listed by county, West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mary Elizabeth "Molly" Paxton1,2,3,4,5

F, b. January 24, 1873, d. November 11, 1960
FatherSamuel Brown Paxton1,5 b. April 1, 1839, d. 1916
MotherElizabeth A. Paxton1,5 b. January, 1841
     Mary Elizabeth "Molly" Paxton was born on January 24, 1873 at Roane Co., West Virginia.5 As of September 2, 1892,her married name was Parks.2 She married Henry Clay Parks on September 2, 1892 at Roane Co., West Virginia.2,5 As of circa 1912,her married name was White.3 Mary Elizabeth "Molly" Paxton married Allen White circa 1912.3,5 Mary Elizabeth "Molly" Paxton died on November 11, 1960 at age 87.4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 139, District 125, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia1
1900Dwelling 462, District 7, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia6
1910Dwelling 11, District 6, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia7
1920Dwelling 27, District 32, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia3
1930Dwelling 131, District 8, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia8
1940Dwelling 144, District 8-8, Union, Clay Co., West Virginia9

Occupation

1910Farmer7

Family 1

Henry Clay Parks b. July, 1869, d. 1908
Marriage*Mary Elizabeth "Molly" Paxton married Henry Clay Parks on September 2, 1892 at Roane Co., West Virginia.2,5 
Children

Family 2

Allen White b. circa 1865, d. before April 12, 1930
Marriage*Mary Elizabeth "Molly" Paxton married Allen White circa 1912.3,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1054] See Extended Description for original data sources listed by county, West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1334] Eck/Hall Family, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2575741&id=I542903976
  5. [S1335] Don Norman, "Descendants of Joseph Park."
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Cinda White death certificate.
  11. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Dicy Brown death certificate.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lantie Lincoln Parks death certificate.

Wiley B. Paxton1,2,3,4,5

M, b. September 9, 1878, d. March 9, 1938
FatherSamuel Brown Paxton6,3 b. April 1, 1839, d. 1916
MotherElizabeth A. Paxton6,3 b. January, 1841
     Wiley B. Paxton was buried at Paxton Cemetery, off Hansford Fork Road, Maysel, Clay Co., West Virginia.3,7 He was born on September 9, 1878 at Frame, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.3 He married Susan Louisa "Susie" Summers on October 16, 1904.8 Wiley B. Paxton died on March 9, 1938 at Clay Co., West Virginia, at age 59; Died from pneumonia and a fractured right hip.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 139, District 125, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia6
1900Dwelling 77, District 105, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia9
1910Dwelling 408, District 93, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia2
1920Dwelling 148, District 28, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia4
1930Dwelling 248, District 4, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia5

Occupation

1900Farm laborer9
1910Farmer2
1920Farm manager4
1930Farmer5

Family

Susan Louisa "Susie" Summers b. December 9, 1886, d. May 19, 1960
Marriage*Wiley B. Paxton married Susan Louisa "Susie" Summers on October 16, 1904.8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Wiley B. Paxton death certificate.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1336] Patty Paxton Caudill, Paxton Cemetery, Clay Co., WV.
  8. [S117] John Thompson Family (Paxton descendant), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=thompson_family&id=I00218
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.

Earnest Dountain Paxton1,2,3

M, b. May 15, 1883, d. July 7, 1957
FatherSamuel Brown Paxton1 b. April 1, 1839, d. 1916
MotherElizabeth A. Paxton1 b. January, 1841
     Earnest Dountain Paxton was buried at Droddy Cemetery, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia.3 He was born on May 15, 1883 at Roane Co., West Virginia.1,4,5 He married Eva Esta Dodd on April 17, 1904 at Roane Co., West Virginia.2,6,5 Earnest Dountain Paxton died on July 7, 1957 at Elkview, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 74.6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 77, District 105, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia1
1910Dwelling 416, District 93, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia7
1920Dwelling 110, District 131, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia8
1930Dwelling 204, District 16, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia9
1940Dwelling 415, District 44-17, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia10

Occupation

1910Farmer7
1920Oil field worker8
1930Gas company laborer9
1940Farmer10

Family

Eva Esta Dodd b. January 12, 1887, d. January 15, 1972
Marriage*Earnest Dountain Paxton married Eva Esta Dodd on April 17, 1904 at Roane Co., West Virginia.2,6,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S117] John Thompson Family (Paxton descendant), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=thompson_family&id=I00218
  3. [S4782] Droddy Cemetery, Roane Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Dodd marriage record.
  6. [S1332] Cathy Jo Shafer Family Tree, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2684219&id=I0050
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Donald Oscar Paxton obituary in the Oct 27. 2005 edition.
  12. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the James Irvin Paxton obituary in the Aug 12, 2018 edition.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Ashworth marriage record.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Wilson-Rader marriage record.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Looney marriage record.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Green marriage record.