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Abner Jehu Paxton
Birth: 1817
Botetourt County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1898
Clay County
West Virginia, USA

PARENTS: Thomas Paxton and Mary (Plott) Paxton. Some researchers have William Paxton and Hannah Abbott as Abner's parents.

WIVES: On Sept. 26, 1839 in Botetourt County, Virginia, Abner married Hester Elmore (b.1814). Nearly a year after Hester died, he married Elizabeth (Hall) Samples (b.1832), a widow, on Dec. 16, 1883.

Sarah Jane (b.1838);
Elizabeth (b.1841);
Cephas Shelburn Paxton, Sr.;
Eliza Adeline (b.1846);
Hannah Caroline Paxton Dodd;
Winfield Worthington (b.1853);
Hester Leurinda Paxton Samples Burdette;
Mary M. (b.1856); and
Harriet Paxton (b.1861).

MILITARY: During the Civil War Abner served with the Confederate Army, 22nd Virginia Infantry in Troop H, 14th Regiment and Co. K. Findagrave contributor and researcher "LSP" notes: "He also served in Co. H, 14th Virginia Cavalry. He was captured at Fisher's Hill on 22 Sep 1864 and was in a Richmond Hospital."

About 1866 he moved his family from Craig County, Virginia to Horner's Fork in Clay County, West Virginia.
Family links: 
  Hester Elmore Paxton (1814 - 1882)
  Elizabeth Hall Samples Paxton (1834 - 1915)*
  Elizabeth A Paxton Paxton (1841 - 1905)*
  Cephas Shelburn Paxton (1843 - 1913)*
  Eliza Adeline Paxton Moore (1844 - 1919)*
  Hannah Caroline Paxton Dodd (1847 - 1883)*
  Hester Leurinda Paxton Burdette (1851 - 1926)*
  Winfield Worthington Paxton (1853 - 1931)*
  Harriet M Paxton Ashley (1862 - 1932)*
*Calculated relationship
Sams Cemetery
Clay County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Norton
Record added: Nov 11, 2005
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Abner Jehu Paxton
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Abner Jehu Paxton
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Abner Jehu Paxton
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Dear GGG Grandfather, I wish I could figure out who your parents were...RIP
- Jaime Paxton Booher
 Added: Jul. 18, 2011

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- Norton
 Added: Nov. 11, 2005
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