|Death: ||Jul. 23, 1855|
Mary Baldwin married Alexander Saxon in 1790. Their nine children were James Saxon, Mary Ann Saxon Henderson, William M. Saxon, Elizabeth Saxon Procter, Alexander Gillespie Saxon, Salina M. "Celina" Saxon McCrory, Robert F. Saxon, John L. Saxon, and Phineas Clayton Saxon.
"At the old burying ground, in Section 20, on the E. Martin land in an early day, was built an Old School Baptist Church, which was used by that denomination for a number of years. ... Among the aged whose remains rest here are ... Alexander Saxon, in 1844, seventy-seven years; Mary Saxon, in 1855, eighty-one years...". Also buried in the Saxon plot with Mary and Alexander are their youngest son Phineas C. Saxon who died at age 24 and a grandson, also named Phineas C. Saxon, who died at age 1. [1885 History of Fayette Co. p. 169.]
Picture 1 "Mary wife of Alex. Saxon DIED July 23, 1855 in the 82, Yr of her age."
Picture 2 On Memorial Day 2011 "Saxon Descendant" crosses were placed in remembrance of the 200th anniversary of Saxons in Fayette Co., IN.
Picture 3 5-8-2011 1st site "In memory of PHINEAS C. Son of John L. and Margaret SAXON who died Sept. 9th 1834: Died 1 year 9 months 28 days Farewell dear Babe, a few days more And we'll meet again on canaan's happy shore A. Potter"
2nd site - "Phineas C. Saxon DIED Oct. 7, 1839 AGED 24 Yrs.1 Mo. + 18 Ds."
3rd site - tombstone absent; probably site for Alexander Saxon
4th site - "Mary wife of Alex. Saxon DIED July 23, 1855 in the 82, Yr of her age."
Picture 4 Mary's broken off marker was repaired in the spring of 2011.
Alexander Saxon (1767 - 1844)*
James Saxon (1791 - 1858)*
William M. Saxon (1798 - 1875)*
Alexander Gillespie Saxon (1802 - 1877)*
Salina M. Saxon McCrory (1806 - 1879)*
John L. Saxon (1809 - 1871)*
Phineas Clayton Saxon (1815 - 1839)*
"Mary wife of Alex. Saxon DIED July 23, 1855 in the 82, Yr of her age."
Note: Martin Cemetery also known as Franklin Baptist Cemetery.
Plot: section 20; one of four Saxon graves.
Created by: mrs
Record added: Mar 25, 2009
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