Hester Leurinda Paxton

8 May 1850–10 April 1926 (Age 75)
Botetourt, Virginia, United States

The Life of Hester Leurinda

When Hester Leurinda Paxton was born on 8 May 1850, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States, her father, Abner Jehu Paxton, was 33 and her mother, Hester Estel Elmore, was 36. She married Robert Owen Samples in 1866. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Johns Creek, Craig, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Union Magisterial District, Clay, West Virginia, United States for about 50 years. She died on 10 April 1926, in Procious, Clay, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in New Castle, Craig, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Taylor Burdette
1856–1931
Hester Leurinda Paxton
1850–1926
Marriage: 10 August 1875
Abner Jehu Samples
1870–1944
Esta Burdette
Herbert R. Burdette
George David Samples
1873–1930
Mary Mandy Burdette
1877–1952
William Cephas Burdette
1880–1955
Rhoda Leona Burdette
1881–
Adam Webster Burdette
1883–1959
Henry Patrick Burdette
1885–1948
Eliza Ann Burdette
1887–1959
E. Burdett
1889–
Emma Mae Burdette
1892–1953

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 August 1875
Clay, West Virginia, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1817–1898Male

    Hester Estel Elmore

    Female1814–1882Female

siblings

(11)

    Sarah Jane Paxton

    Female1838–1866Female

    Female1841–1905Female

    Jeannette Britz

    Female1841–Female

    Cephas Shelburn Paxton Sr

    Male1843–1918Male

    Eliza Adeline Paxton

    Female1844–1919Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1851 · New County

Age 1

Craig County was organized in 1851. New Castle, the only town in the county, was county seat.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 20

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from places in the former county of Berwickshire and in Cambridgeshire, so named from the Old English personal name Pæcc + tūn ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Hester L Burditt in household of Henry F Burditt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hester L Paxton in household of Abner Paxton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hester L Burdett in household of Henry T Burdett, "United States Census, 1900"

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