Annie Ellis Paxton

10 August 1853–6 May 1879 (Age 25)
Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Annie Ellis

When Annie Ellis Paxton was born on 10 August 1853, in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States, her father, Alexander McNutt Paxton, was 39 and her mother, Mary Louisa Ellis, was 35. She died on 6 May 1879, at the age of 25, and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander McNutt Paxton
1814–1886
Mary Louisa Ellis
1818–1907
Louisa Paxton
1837–
William Gallatin Paxton
1838–1898
Eudora Anderson Paxton
1840–1845
Elizabeth Paxton
1843–
Robert Ellis Paxton
1844–1908
Charles Buckner Paxton
1846–1918
McNutt N Paxton
1848–1870
Mary Margaret Paxton
1850–1926
Annie Ellis Paxton
1853–1879
Alexander McNutt Paxton Jr
1857–1921

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander McNutt Paxton

    Male1814–1886Male

    Mary Louisa Ellis

    Female1818–1907Female

siblings

(10)

    Louisa Paxton

    Female1837–Female

    Male1838–1898Male

    Eudora Anderson Paxton

    Female1840–1845Female

    Elizabeth Paxton

    Female1843–Female

    Robert Ellis Paxton

    Male1844–1908Male

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1861

Age 8

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 15

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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 (2)

  • Anna Paxton in household of A M Paxton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Annie Ellis Paxton, "Find A Grave Index"

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