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 Elizabeth Ann <I>Blunden</I> Paxman

Elizabeth Ann Blunden Paxman

Birth
Haverhill, St Edmundsbury Borough, Suffolk, England
Death 8 Feb 1883 (aged 58)
Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA
Plot Row 23-24
Memorial ID 52835 · View Source
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She is a daughter of William Blandon and Bathsheba (Apscue) Blandon.

Her husband is David Paxman

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PAXMAN--At Washington, Utah, Feb. 2nd 1882, of pneumonia, Elizabeth Ann, wife of David Paxman, and daughter of William and Bathsheba Blunden.

Born at Little Waldingfield, Suffolk, England, Oct. 4, 1824; baptized in the Boxsford Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in February, 1850, by Elder Ebenezer Gillis; emigrated to Utah with her husband in 1870; moved to Dixie in 1873, and located at Washington, Washington Co., where she remained until her death, after a very severe and painful illness of two weeks.

In life she was an affectionate wife, a loving mother, a true friend and faithful Latter-day Saint. The esteem in which she was held by those who knew her, was manifested by the large attendance of sympathizing friends who attended her funeral.

The funeral sermon was preached by apostle Erastus Snow. While in England as a poor widow, with five helpless children to care for and sustain, her house was always open to the Elders of Israel, and her faith in God and His work was firm and unshaken to the last.

Deseret News
14 February 1883

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  • Maintained by: Max Turpin
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52835
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Ann Blunden Paxman (4 Oct 1824–8 Feb 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52835, citing Washington City Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Max Turpin (contributor 46863402) .