Mary Belle Paxton

15 February 1887–22 August 1985 (Age 98)
Lawrenceburg, Anderson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Belle

When Mary Belle Paxton was born on 15 February 1887, in Lawrenceburg, Anderson, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Richard Paxton, was 24 and her mother, Martha Lee "Mattie" Arnold, was 19. She died on 22 August 1985, in Atlantic Beach, Duval, Florida, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Penney Farms, Clay, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Richard Paxton
Martha Lee "Mattie" Arnold
Mary Belle Paxton
Sue Jett Paxton
Phillip Allen Paxton
Mildred Frances Paxton
Mattie Katherine Paxton
Richard Harold Paxton
Nell Arnold "Nellie" Paxton
Annetta Ruth Paxton

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 5

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 26

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Mary Parton in household of John Richard Parton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marry B Paxton in household of Richard Paxton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary B Paxton in household of John B Paxton, "United States Census, 1920"

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