David Jesse Paxton

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David Jesse Paxton

Birthdate:
Birthplace: London, Greater London, UK
Death: Died in Somerset East, EC, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Jesse Paxton, SM/PROG and Sarah Paxton, SM/PROG
Husband of Harriet Mathilda Paxton and Harriet Mathilda Paxton, b5
Father of Walter Henry Paxton; David Paxton; Benjamin Paxton; Frances Elizabeth Freemantle; James Paxton and 2 others
Brother of Sarah Elizabeth Freemantle; Elizabeth Paxton; William Paxton; Charles Paxton; Andrew Paxton and 8 others

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About David Jesse Paxton

1820 British Settler

David Paxton (2), his parents and 5 siblings, were members of Dixon's Party of 48 Settlers on the Ocean.

Party originated from London.

Departed London, 13 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 29 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth on 15 April 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Waaiplaats on the Kaffir Kraal River.

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David Jesse Paxton's Timeline

1817
December 19, 1817
London, Greater London, UK
1818
January 9, 1818
1837
1837
Age 19
1838
March 13, 1838
Age 20
Grahamstown, EC, South Africa

Harriet Mathilda was married at the Anglican church, Grahamstown on 13.03.1838 to David Paxton (brother of Henry Paxton who married Harriet's sister, Mary Sussana). David ran a confectionery shop in High Street in the town, and, during the frontier war of 1846-47, he served in the Grahamstown Yeomanry. in 1849, the couple moved to Port Elizabeth and a year or two later, to Bloemfontein. After the abandonment of the Orange Free State in 1853, the family returned to Somerset East where David was a baker and confectioner. He died there on 16.09.1876

1839
January 2, 1839
Age 21
1840
November 1, 1840
Age 22
1842
July 28, 1842
Age 24
1844
October 4, 1844
Age 26
1849
May 28, 1849
Age 31
Port Elizabeth, EC, South Africa
1853
April 1, 1853
Age 35
Bloemfontein, FS, South Africa