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 ALBERT S. PAXSON

 ALBERT S. PAXSON, a farmer of Southampton township, was born March 5, 1854, in Salem county, New Jersey.  His paternal grandparents, Charles and Grace (MICHENER) PAXSON, were the parents of the following children: Annie; Sarah; John; Merritt, who married a Miss KNIGHT, and their children were Sarah, Charles, Merritt, Mary, Susan, Hannah, Amanda, Aaron, John H. and Phineas.

          Phineas Paxson, youngest son of Charles and Grace PAXSON, married Rebecca TOMLINSON, and they had six children, as follows: Emily A., who was born April 12, 1851, and was married October 8, 1873, to A. Taylor PRAUL, by whom she had one son, Clarence T., born December 31, 1876; Albert S., John, who married Sarah WHITE; Augustus; Ella; and Caroline.

          Albert S. PAXSON, eldest son of Phineas and Rebecca PAXSON spent a portion of his younger years in Middletown and afterwards in Southampton, Pennsylvania.  He acquired his education in the public schools and at the Friends school at Langhorne, and decided upon farming as a life work.  He has since given his attention to agricultural pursuits and in 1878 he purchased the farm upon which he now resides, comprising ninety acres.  Previous to this time he farmed for his father upon the old homestead, and since starting upon an independent business career he has met with a fair measure of prosperity.  On the 30th of December, 1875, Albert S. PAXSON married Miss Josephine BITTING, daughter of John R. and Hannah (BARTINE) BITTING.  Her father was born January 29, 1826, and now resides at Doylestown.  His daughter Josephine was born August 27, 1852.  There were six children born of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. PAXSON; John Phineas, who died three days after birth; William Albert, who was born September 18, 1878, and wedded Mary TAYLOR, a daughter of Benjamin TAYLOR. Mary Emily, who was born May 6, 1881, and is the wife of Norman HIBBS; George Parker, born October 30, 1883; Wesley Bitting, born February 11, 1886; and Samuel Tomlinson, who was born December 26, 1886, and died in early childhood.

 

 

Text taken from page 693 to 694 of: 

 

Davis, William W. H., A.M., History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III

Transcribed May 2007 by Joan Lollis as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project, www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/bucksindex.html

Published May 2007 on the Bucks County, Pa., USGenWeb pages at www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/

 

 
     
     
     
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