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Marriage: Children:
  1. Samuel Paxton: Birth: 1670 in Ballymoney, Antrim County, Ireland. Death: 1746 in Cumberland Twp., (Now Adams Co.,) Pennsylvania

  2. Nathaniel Paxton: Birth: 1672 in Ballymoney, Antrim County, Ireland.

  3. John Paxton: Birth: 1674 in Ballymoney, Antrim County, Ireland.

  4. William Paxton: Birth: 1676 in Ballymoney, Antrim County, Ireland.

  5. Thomas Paxton: Birth: 1689 in Ballymoney, Antrim County, Ireland. Death: 1762

  6. Nathaniel Paxton: Birth: 1690 in Ballymoney, Antrim County, Ireland. Death: MAR 1761 in York County, Pennsylvania

  7. John Paxton: Birth: 1692 in Ballymoney, Antrim County, Ireland.

  8. James Paxton: Birth: 1695 in Ballymoney, Antrim County, Ireland. Death: in Virginia


Notes
a. Note:   Information on the PAXTON family was given to me by: Donna Paxton <donna_paxton25@@hotmail.com> February 22, 2007 James Paxton b. 1640 Central England d. 1720 Ireland; was a Presbyterian "Round Head"; attached himself to the army of Cromwell � supporting Oliver Cromwell against the crown in the English Civil War; and was probably the Paxton who brought about the & officiated at the execution of King Charles I of the House of Stuart. The Cromwellian government was overthrown with the restoration of King Charles II to the English throne. After the Restoration, James and his family fled to Scottish Northern Ireland in Ulster Plantation settling at Ballymoney in County Antrim. Here he found aid and comfort from his Presbyterian allies. James spent his declining years in Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland hiding from persecution. Upon his death his sons moved to America. Married: 1689 Ballymoney Antrim, Ireland


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