Frank Austin Paxton

12 December 1908–21 December 1958 (Age 50)
Elk, Chaves, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Frank Austin

When Frank Austin Paxton was born on 12 December 1908, in Elk, Chaves, New Mexico, United States, his father, James Melveil Paxton, was 33 and his mother, Dora Reeves, was 27. He married Gladys Lorraine Stewart on 1 July 1935. He died on 21 December 1958, in Deming, Luna, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Deming, Luna, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Austin Paxton
Gladys Lorraine Stewart
Marriage: 1 July 1935

Spouse and Children

1 July 1935

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 4

New Mexico is the 47th state.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 15

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Frank A Paxton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Austin Paxton, "New Mexico, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Frankie A. Paxton, "Find A Grave Index"

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