Henry Paxson (1683-1756) and Ann Plumley (-1728)  



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Henry PAXSON
b. 20 Sep 1683 in Middletown, PA,, the son of James and Jane (GURDEN) PAXSON
m. Apr 1707 in Middletown
d. 9 May 1756 in Solebury, PA

Ann PLUMLEY
b. unknown, the daughter of William and Elizabeth (THOMPSON) PLUMLEY
d. 12 Dec 1728 in Solebury

Henry and Ann settled in Middletown, moving to nearby Solebury in 1711. They were Quakers, members of the Falls Monthly Meeting, and later the Buckingham Monthly Meeting. He m. (2) Mary (BUDD) SHINN 7 Feb 1739/40 in Mt. Holly, NJ.

Children of Henry and Ann Paxson::

  1. William Paxson, b. 31 Jan 1707/08; d. 7 Jul 1731. He never married.
  2. Elizabeth Paxson, b. 11 Jun 1709.
  3. Mary Paxson, b. 24 Apr 1711. She m. Henry ROBERTS in 1729.
  4. Sarah Paxson, b. 25 Jan 1712/13; d. before 1752. She m. Joseph DUER in May 1730. They had seven children.
  5. Jane Paxson, b. 14 Jan 1714/15; d. 1749. She m. Jonas PRESTON Jun 1732.
  6. Margery Paxson, b. 24 Nov 1716; m. Matthew BEANS 1734.
  7. Ann Paxson, b. 8 Jan 1718/19; d. 10 Feb 1783. She m. Thomas PAXSON 1737/38. They had children Rebekah, Mary, Ann, Henry, John, Elizabeth, James, Sarah, Thomas, Jane, Margery, Martha, and William.
  8. Rebecca Paxson, b. 5 Nov 1720. She m. Timothy BEANS 2 Sep 1739. They moved to Fairfax, VA.
  9. Henry Paxson, b. 28 Aug 1722; d. 2 Aug 1799 in Solebury. He m. Elizabeth LUPTON 28 May 1745. They had children Mahlon, Rachel, Isaac, Henry, Elizabeth Paxson, Joseph, Sarah, Mary, Mercy, Ann, Amy, and John.
  10. James Paxson, b. 8 Aug 1724; d. 1 Nov 1743. He never married.
  11. Thomas Paxson, b. 17 Jun 1726; d. 13 Jan 1767. He m. (1) Sarah HARVEY 17 May 1748. They had children Abraham, Aaron, Moses, and Ann. He m. (2) Hannah BLACKFAN 21 Feb 1764.
  12. Martha, b. 4 Feb 1728/29. She was unmarried in 1752.
Five-Generation Pedigree Chart
 
Offspring This Family Parents Grandparents Great-grandparents
Elizabeth Paxson Henry Paxson James Paxson James Paxson
Jane Clerk
Jane Gurden
Ann Plumley William Plumley Charles Plumley
Marjorie Page
Elizabeth Thompson

References

Grundy, Martha Jonet Paxson, “The Paxson Brothers of Colonial Pennsylvania, The First Three Generations,” NGSQ 71:200-201.
 
 

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