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THE DAVID B. PAXTON FAMILY BIBLE

 

Submitted by Tavia Pottenger #82.

 

         The marriage of David B. Paxton and Florida V. Mattox occurred at Blounts Ferry, Fla. December 6, 1870, ceremony being performed by Rev. Hunt.

BIRTHS

 

         David Brown Paxton, son of James McCleskey Paxton and Mariah Brown Paxton, was born in Camden Co., State of Georgia, 3rd Sept. 1847.

         Florida V. Mattox, daughter of Michael McKenzie Mattox and Mary Stanley Mattox, was born in Tatnall Co. State of Georgia, 14th January 1851.

         John Paxton, first born of D. B. and Florida V. Paxton, was born August 29, 1872. Died October 9th, 1874.

         Julia Mattox Paxton, daughter of D. B. and F. V. Paxton, was born January 17, 1875.

         Maria Paxton, daughter of D. B. and F. V. Paxton, was born 21st of July 1878.

         David B. Paxton, Jr., son of D. B. and F. V. Paxton was born August 19th, 1879. Died June 1881.

         Heyward Paxton, son of D. B. and Florida V. Paxton, Was born Feb. 6th 1882.

         John H. Paxton, son of D. B. and Florida V. Paxton, was born Feb. 13, 1885.

         Robert C. Paxton, son of D. B. and Florida V. Paxton, was born Aug. 6, 1888.

         Florida V. Paxton, died in Charlton Co., Ga. 20th August, 1900.

 

DEATHS

         D. B. Paxton, died at Arcadia, Florida, Sept. 25, 1935.

(Editor Note: the above David was the great-grandfather of John L. Pottenger, husband of member Tavia Pottenger, #82)