Elizabeth Blair <I>Paxton</I> Houston

Photo added by Bill Benson

Elizabeth Blair Paxton Houston

  • Birth 1757 Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 8 Sep 1831 Blount County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Blount County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 18646558

Elizabeth Paxton was born ca. 1756 of John Paxton and Mary (Blair) Paxton, and died 1831 in Bakers Creek, TN. She married Major Samuel Davidson Houston, 12 February 1781, son of Robert Houston and Mary Davidson. Their children were Paxton, Robert, James, John Paxton, Samuel (Gen.), William, Isabella, Mary, Eliza Ann. (Source: "Brief Biographical Accounts of Many Members of the Houston Family" by Rev. S. R. 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.

Family Members



Died September 8 , 1831 in her 74th year. Member of Bakers Creek Church.
Mother of General Sam Houston. Erected by the Elizabeth Paxton Houston Society, Children of the American Revolution, Nov 8, 1942





  • Maintained by: Rebecca Emmett
  • Originally Created by: Bill Benson
  • Added: 27 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18646558
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Blair Paxton Houston (1757–8 Sep 1831), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18646558, citing Bakers Creek Cemetery, Blount County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Rebecca Emmett (contributor 46624603) .