Job Wixon

Job Wixon

Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 14 Jan 1813 (aged 53)
Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial South Dennis, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 13588329 · View Source
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Died in his 56 year.

Job is buried Ancient Cemetery, S. Dennis, MA behind Town Hall. There are other graves near him but without headstones. His headstone is slate, arched with flat shoulders, tree of life and an urn.

He was the son of Reuben Wixon and Dorcas Chase.

He and Desire were married on 29 Dec 1785 in Harwich, MA by Reverand Isaiah Dunster (Harw VR p. 172). He was of Yarmouth and she of Harwich at time of marriage.

Harwich Vital Records by Jay Holbrook (Sheet 53, p. 90 transcribed from Vol. 9 p. 58)
Family Page: Children of Job Wixon & wife Desire "Chase" -
Job (Jr.) b. June 15, 1787,
Rosanna b. Dec. 15, 1789,
Dorcus b. Dec. 25, 1791,
David b. April 4, 1795,
Silvanus b. April 8, 1798,
Eldredge b. April 4, 1801,
Desire b. March 7, 1803,
Charity b. April 15, 1805.
(Actual untranscribed page on Fiche 22, p. 58).

We know from Job's will that he also had daughter Huldah Wixon (who married Amos Baker).

He settled in W. Harwich and married Desire. He lived northeast of Dr. Ginn's house. In 1782 he had house area 513 feet, 6 windows, 19 feet of glass, west by road through Crocker Neck valued $105; 4 acres west by said road, north by Wm Chase, east by Chases, south by Issac Chase with a value of $20; he had 3 acres scrub land north and east by Wm Chase, value $6; 7 acres west by Reuben Wixon, east by cartway, south by Job Chase and others, west by Daniel Wixon value $17.50; pieces of marsh bought of Isaac Eldredge lying at Kelley's beach, 3 acres, value $75; 2 acres of cedar swamp bought of James Oliver lying in Crocker's Neck $30. - Notes of Cheryl Wixon Gocken.

His will dated 1812, adm March 1813; wife Desiah, sons Job, David, Syvanus, Eldridge, daus Rosanna, Dorcas, Desiah, Charity, Huldah. Wife Desiah executor. Witnessed by Jeremiah Kelley Jr., Isaiah Chase and Abigail Wixon.

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"In memory of Mr. Job Wixon who died Jan 14 1813 in his 56th year. As I am now so you must be prepare for death and follow me."


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