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Elizabeth Blair Paxton Houston
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Birth: 1757
Rockbridge County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1831
Blount County
Tennessee, USA

"Elizabeth Paxton was born ca. 1760 of John Paxton and Mary (Blair) Paxton, and died 1831 in Bakers Creek, TN. She married Major Samuel Houston, 12 February 1781, son of John Houston and Margaret Cunningham. Their children were Samuel (who became General Sam Houston of Texas fame, etc.), William, James, John, Mary, Robert, Paxton, James, Isabella, Eliza, and possibly one more." (Source: Descendants of John Paxton & Elizabeth Alexander)
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Memorial stone has "Died in her 74th year." (This would make her death in 1756 or 1757, but above has "ca. 1760.") "Member of Bakers Creek [Presbyterian] Church." "Mother of the famous Sam Houston." A memorial was erected in her honor at the cemetery in 1942 by the
Mary Blount Chapter of the D.A.R., Maryville, Tenn.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Paxton (1716 - 1787)
  Mary Martha Blair Paxton (1721 - 1755)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Davidson Houston (1745 - 1807)*
 
 Children:
  Sam Houston (1793 - 1863)*
  Mary Houston Wallace (1797 - 1854)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Paxton (1743 - 1787)*
  William Paxton (1751 - 1817)*
  Elizabeth Blair Paxton Houston (1757 - 1831)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bakers Creek Cemetery
Blount County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Bill Benson
Record added: Mar 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18646558
Elizabeth Blair <i>Paxton</i> Houston
Added by: Bill Benson
 
Elizabeth Blair <i>Paxton</i> Houston
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Added by: P. Scarborough
 
 
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