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Vol. XI


No. 3

Nebraska Historical Library, Lincoln, Nebraska


Some Descendants Sexton of Westfield,


page 29

Deacon Alden Blodget's Bible


Joshua Blodget Family Records


Douglas County Marriage Licenses


Daniel L. Tucker Bible Record



Compiled by Raymond E. Dale, A.B. (a)

[Continued from Vol. XI, p. 24.]

  57. ELIJAH7 SAXTON (Henry K.6 Philander5 Jasper4 James3-2 George1) was born January 7, 1835, and died May 31, 1911. He married at Aurora, Illinois, July 4,1864, Mary A. Griswold, who died February 4, 1929, aged 84 years. They lived at Warren's Corners, Niagara County, New York, where he was a farmer.(b) Children of Elijah7 and Mary A. (Griswold) Saxton:    i. George, b. Sept. 7, 1867; m. Apr. 16, 1901, Edith Lafler of Warren's Corners, living (1933). Child: 1. Evelyn, m. Virgil Duncan; lives at Lockport, N. Y.

  ii. William, b. June 19, 1869; living; wife deceased; children.
 iii. Minnie Maud (twin), b. July 2, 1875; d. Jan. 24, 1881.
 iv. Nettie Mabel (twin), b. July 2, 1875; m. Apr. 9, 1896, Elmer R. Crosier of Pekin, Niagara Co.,
   N. Y.; lives at Pekin, N. Y. Child (surname Crosier): 1. Gertrude, m. Aug. 11, 1927, Eugene M. Weetry; living at Pekin; two children.
  v. Earle, b. Feb. 21, 1884; unmarried.

  58. FRANK A.7 SAXTON (Charles T.6 Philander5 Jasper4 James3-2 George1) was born April 5, 1862. He married, June 15,

(a) This genealogy is based on the notes of Howard N. Saxton, Albany, N. Y., and of James B. Saxton, Blissfield, Mich. Information was also supplied by Miss Lula J. Saxton, Albany, N. Y.; Mrs. Caroline L. Hart, Grand Ledge, Mich.; Miss Edith J. Saxton, Lockport, N. Y., Herbert Saxton, Merrillville, Ind.; Mrs. Elmer R. Crosier, Pekin, N. Y., Mrs. Clara Williams, Whitewater, Wis.; Bert I. Saxton, Washington, D. C; Howard W. Saxton, Washington, D. C.; Mrs. Carrie Saxton Graham, Jamestown, N. Y.

(b) Data on this family supplied by Mrs. Elmer R. Crosier, Pekin, N. Y.


1887, Rhoda E. Saunders, who died February 25, 1898. He was living (1932) at Buffalo, New York.(c) Children of Frank A.7 and Rhoda E. (Saunders) Saxton:    i. Edna A., b. Apr. 23, 1888; m. Mar. 17, 1908, Lynn Titus.
  ii. Florence M., b. June 6, 1890; m. July 29, 1909, Nelson Ridgway, lives in Detroit,
 iii. Homer C., b. Dec. 16, 1893; d. Feb. 15, 1894.
 iv. Floyd A., b. Sept. 21, 1895; served in France during the World War.

  59. CHARLES EDWIN7 SAXTON (Edwin6 Philander5 Jasper4 James3-2 George1) was born September 6, 1866, at Lockport, New York. About 1890 he removed to Springfield, Ohio, where he died May 31, 1930. He married, June 6, 1895, E. Theresa Webster, who died January 23, 1913.(c)

Children of Charles Edwin7 and E. Theresa (Webster) Saxton:    i. Christine E., b. Dec. 30,1896, m. Feb. 8, 1922, Harold Young lives at Springfield,
   O. Children (surname Young). 1. Roger Harold, b. May 6, 1926. 2. Robert G., b. June 2, 1927. 3. David E., b. Apr. 19, 1931.
  ii. Wilda Theresa, b. Aug. 29, 1899; m. Sept. 24, 1924, Joseph Lindner; lives at
   Springfield, O. Children (surname Lindner): 1. Christine E., b. July 20, 1925. 2. Thomas Joseph, b. July 27, 1928.
 iii. Laura Eleanor, b. Feb. 21, 1901.
 iv. Edwin Webster, b. July 12, 1908; m. July 12, 1930, Frances Reed.
  v. Ethel Jeanette, b. July 3, 1910.

  60. GEORGE DONALD7 (George6 Horace5 Frederick4 James3 -2 George1) was born August 4, 1829, at Shelburne, Vermont, and when a young man removed to Cleveland, Ohio, where he married Mariah A. Cowan, born April 12, 1831. After living several years at Cleveland he spent a few years in Canada, and in 1868, he located at Wacousta, Clinton County, Michigan, where his wife died in 1895. He died at Watertown Center, Michigan, in September, 1899.(d)

Children of George Donald7 and Mariah A. (Cowan) Saxton:  i. George Harrington, b. Oct. 12, 1855, Cleveland, O., removed to Minn., twice
   married. Children by second wife: 1. George, b. June 10, 1897; deceased. 2. Fred, b. Apr. 2, 1899. 3. Agnes, b. May 11, 1902. 4. Lillian, b. Sept. 9, 1907.
ii. William (twin), b. Feb. 20, 1859, Cleveland, O.; m. at Howell, Mich., Ella J. Bush.
   Children: 1. Frank A., b. Feb. 6, 1884; his children, Ruth and Mary. 2. Guy Donald, b. Aug. 31, 1886; married.
iii. Walter (twin), b. Feb. 20, 1859, Cleveland, O.; m. Lettie Eldora Hunt of
   Wacousta, Mich. Children: 1. Lloyd, b. Mar. 14, 1887; twice married; one son, Willard, by last

(c) Data supplied by Miss Edith J. Saxton, Lockport, N. Y.

(d) Data supplied by Mrs. Caroline L. Hart, Grand Ledge, Mich.


marriage. 2. Floy, b. Feb. 9, 1894; m. Carl Miller. Children (surname Miller): 1. Vaughn. 2. Shirley, a dau.
 iv. Caroline Louisa, b. July 29, 1864, in Canada; m. Nov. 2, 1881, Lansing,
   Mich., Charles Hart, who died May 1, 1929  Children (surname Hart): 1. Millie Lou, b. Jan. 3, 1884; m. Kenneth K. Hall, now deceased; one daughter, 2. Orma Marie, b. Sept. 21, 1893; m. Clyde R. Taylor, now deceased; two children.
 v. Charles Edward, b. Aug. 31, 1867, in Canada; m. Rose Engler; lives at Elsie,
   Mich. Children: 1. Mildred, b. Aug. 5, 1891, unmarried. 2. Francis, b. Oct. 3, 1893; married; children. 3. Virga, b. July 30, 1897; married; children. 4. Walter, b. Aug. 23, 1901; married; children. 6. Archie, b. Oct. 18, 1906, married, children. 6. Lilah, b. May 6, 1908; deceased. 7. Saphrona, b. 1911; married; children.

  61. HENRY8 SAXTON (Ebenezer7-6-5 James4-3-2 George1) was born at Merrillville, Indiana, March 20, 1852, and died at Gary, Indiana. He married Bertha Reisig. Henry Saxton was a farmer.(e)

Children of Henry8 and Bertha (Reisig) Saxton:    i. Arthur E., b. Nov. 4, 1883, Hammond, Ind.; d. Feb. 20, 1884.
  ii. Cora May, b. Nov. 29, 1884; m. Fred Papka; two children; lives at Gary, Ind.
 iii. Floyd Dale, b. June 27, 1886 m. Greta ----- ; two sons; income tax collector;
   lives at Gary, Ind.
 iv. Earl Raymond, b. Sept. 30, 1894; d. Feb. 20, 1895.

  62. ALVAH8 SAXTON (Ebenezer7-6-5 James4-3-2 George1) was born at Merrillville, Indiana, September 18, 1854, and died there July 31, 1931. He married Jennie Pierce, who was born August 24, 1858, and died March 26, 1926. He was a farmer.(e)

Children of Alvah8 and Jennie (Pierce) Saxton:    i. Herbert, b. Mar. 16, 1882, m. Nora Pierce, b. Jan. 13, 1884; carpenter; lives
   at Merrillville, Ind.; children: 1. Geneva, b. Oct. 7, 1909; m. Lawrence Eberhardt (b. Feb. 15, 1907); one child; lives at Merrillville, Ind. 2. Edith,
b. June 28, 1914. 3. Alma, b. June 10, 1917.
  ii. Edna, b. July 3, 1885; d. June 4, 1929, Merrillville, Ind.; m. Charles Boyd
   (b. Mar. 31, 1885),
 iii. Irma, b. June 12, 1890; m. 1st, Willis Sader (d. Oct. 13, 1917); m. 2nd, Albert
   Custin (b. Sept. 12, 1865; d. Dec. 23, 1929). Children (surname Sader): 1. Mabel, b. Mar. 14 1914; m. Hilton Guernsey, b. June 3, 1912; one child. 2. Clifford, b. Oct. 21, 1916.
 iv. Harry, d. young
  v. Myra, d. young.

  63. BERTRUM8 SAXTON (Noble7 Ebenezer6-5 James4-3-2 George1) was born at Merrillville, Indiana, October 4, 1870, and lives at Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. He married, first, Jessie Underwood, who died August 9, 1903; secondly, Gertrude Schoelkolf. (f)

(e) Data supplied by Herbert Saxton, Merrillville, Ind.

(f) Information given by Mrs. Clara Williams, Whitewater, Wis.


Children of Bertrum8 and Jessie (Underwood) Saxton:    i. Ray Darriel, b. Jan. 27, 1898, m. Vivian Flint, employed by Sears, Roebuck & Co.,
   Minneapolis, Minn.
  ii. Courtney McKinley, b. Sept. 13, 1900; teaches in Wisconsin.
 iii. Willis S., b. Aug. 1, 1903 m. Agnes Minten; employed by Gary Heat & Light Co
   Child: 1. Vernon Dale, b. May 29, 1932.

  64. STEPHEN PRATT8 SAXTON (Raymond William7 John6 William5 James4-3-2 George1) was born June 19, 1826, and died June 15, 1877. He married Clarissa Gurney, daughter of Benjamin and Meriba (Sisson) Gurney of Maryland, New York. She died November 1, 1909.(g)

Children of Stephen Pratt8 and Clarissa (Gurney) Saxton:    i. Maude, d. young.
  ii. Gurney, b. Dec. 26, 1867; m. May 29, 1889, Esther Wilber, b. Jan. 30, 1867,
   daughter of John I. and Isadore (Worden) Wilber, lives at Schenevous, N. Y. Children:  1. Edith, b. Oct. 23, 1890; m. ---- Gerling,, now deceased; 3 children; lives at Westville, N. Y. 2. Raymond, b. Nov. 11, 1893; wounded in World War; unmarried. 3. Kathleen, b. Dec. 1902; a teacher on Long Island.

  65. JOHN LAVERN8 SAXTON (Raymond William7 John6 William5 James4-3-2 George1) was born in Otsego County, New York, September 26, 1829, where he died at the home of his father, October 15, 1874. He married Frances Louise Newell, daughter of John and Harriet (Hecox) Newell of Milford, New York. She was born at Laurens, New York, April 26, 1834, and died at Albany, New York, September 8, 1924.(g)

Child of John Lavern8 and Frances Louise (Newell) Saxton: i. Harold Newell, b. Dec. 30, 1867, Milford, Otsego Co., N. Y.; m. June 26, 1903,
   Ada Amelia Himmelsbach of Buffalo, N. Y. Children:  1. Harold Himmelsbach, b. Apr. 2, 1904; married; 1 son and 1 daughter; a physician of Mayville, N. Y. 2. Katherine Stewart, b. Oct. 27, 1905; m. Donald Van Wormer of Slingerlands, N. Y.; lives on Long Island; 1 son and 1 daughter.

  66. HARVEY EUGENE8 SAXTON (Raymond William7 John6 William5 James4-3-2 George1) was born January 3, 1833, and died at his father's home at Westville, Otsego County, New York, November 25, 1872. He married, first, December, 1854, Elizabeth, daughter of Andrew Bice; secondly, November 22, 1857, Mary Coons, who died in California, December 18, 1918.(g)

Child of Harvey Eugene8 and Elizabeth (Bice) Saxton: i. Andrew Bice, b. Apr. 5, 1856; m. Mar. 25, 1885, Harriet Armstrong, b. Feb. 22,
   1858, daughter of John and Marcia (Brownell) Armstrong; lives at Oneonta, N. Y. Children:  1. Amy, b. Nov. 12, 1887; d. Aug. 31, 1888. 2. Bernice b. Oct. 15, 1889; a teacher at Oneonta, N. Y. 3. Marcia, b. Oct. 15, 1894; m. John Capron.

(g) From records collected by Miss Lula J. Saxton, Albany, N. Y.


Children of Harvey Eugene8 and Mary (Coons) Saxton:  ii. William, b. Jan. 22, 1860; lives in Coronado, Calif.
iii. Arthur, b. June, 1867; deceased.

  67. WILLIAM RAYMOND8 SAXTON (Raymond William7 John6 William5 James4-3-2 George1) was born at Westville, New York, August 24, 1850, and married, first, December 18, 1877, Frances Nellis, daughter of David and Cornelia (Grassfield) Nellis of Westville, New York. She died December 26, 1879, and he married, secondly, November 25, 1885, Ella Jewell, daughter of Myron and Jeanette (Reed) Jewell, born January 10, 1860. She died June 18, 1924. He died at Oneonta, New York, March 11, 1933.(g)

Children of William Raymond8 and Ella (Jewell) Saxton:   i. Erma May, b. Mar. 28, 1887, Milford, N. Y.; m. Sept. 7, 1909 Carl Bedford,
   Oneonta, N. Y.; lives at Oneonta, N. Y. Child (surname Bedford): 1. William Saxton.
 ii. J. Leon, b. Feb. 18, 1889; d. Jan. 27, 1893.
iii. Marie Jean, b. July 14, 1894; m. Mar. 5, 1922, Guy Fisher; lives at Phoenix,
   Ariz. Children (surname Fisher): 1. John. 2. Peter.

  68. EDWARD PRATT8 SAXTON (Raymond William7 John6 William5 James4-3-2 George1) was born February 5, 1854, at Galway, New York. He graduated from the Delaware Literary Institute in 1873 and was a teacher most of his life. He married Alida Viola Tipple, daughter of Charles Edward and Polly (Chase) Tipple of Chaseville, New York, born June 28, 1854, a descendant on her father's side from the Dutch families of the Hudson Valley, and on her mother's side from William Chase of Yarmouth, Massachusetts. Edward Pratt Saxton was killed by an automobile, July 5, 1919. His widow and daughter live in Albany, New York. The children were born at Westville, New York.(g)

Children of Edward Pratt8 and Alida Viola (Tipple) Saxton:    i. Raymond Merrill, b. Oct. 22, 1879, d. Sept. 1, 1884.
  ii. Carl Edward, b. Feb. 19, 1881; d. Dec. 6, 1883.
 iii. Pierre William, b. Dec. 1,1884; graduate of Harvard College; m. Oct. 5, 1915,
   Ethel Clements Kenyon (b. Apr. 4, 1890) of Cazenovia, N. Y., a graduate of Wellesley; he is Assistant Comptroller for American Telephone and Telegraph Company; they live at Bronxville, N. Y.
 iv. Lula Josephine, b. Aug. 4, 1886; graduate of Syracuse University Library School;
   Chief Index Clerk in the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets; lives in Albany, N. Y.

  69. JAMES W.8 SAXTON (Simeon Niles7 John6 William5 James4-3-2 George1) was born at Middlefield, New York, August 6, 1835, and died May 9, 1919. He married, October 10, 1858, Josephine Amelia Son, born May 6, 1839, daughter of William and Mary (Bloodgood) Son. She died in August, 1932.(g)


Children of James W.8 and Josephine Amelia (Son) Saxton:    i. George, b. Nov. 3, 1859; m. Cora Thayer; 1 son and 3 daughters.
  ii. Anna J., b. Oct. 13, 1861; m. Mar. 10, 1881, George Henry Cornish (b. Mar. 17,
   1857, d. Sept. 3, 1927), son of Judson Wade and Hannah (Gano) Cornish; 5 sons and 4 daughters.
 iii. Mary E., b. Dec. 28, 1863, m. 1st, William Hurd, now deceased. Child (surname
   Hurd): 1. Bethia. Married 2nd, Isaac Russell; 2 daughters.
 iv. Charles L., b. Jan. 9, 1865, m. Jan. 7, 1892, Mercy Cornell; lives at Oneonta,
   N. Y.; only son Charles L., killed in World War; 2 daughters, one living.
  v. Grover W., b. Oct. 28, 1867, m. Lina Baldwin, daughter of Almarin and Martha
   (Boardman) Baldwin; lives at Wilkesbarre, Pa. Children: 1. Guy, married. 2. Myra, married. 3. Lyle, married.
 vi. Minnie M., b. Oct. 20, 1869; m. 1st, Eugene Andrews, now deceased. Children
   (surname Andrews): 1. James. 2. Harvey. 3. Florence, deceased. She m. 2nd, ----- Smith; lives at Cooperstown N. Y.
vii. Jay B., b. Feb. 16, 1871; m. Dec. 28, 1892, Elizabeth Ellett; farmer and merchant,
   lives at Cooperstown, N. Y. Children: 1. Frances, b. Sept. 19, 1893. 2. Leona, b. Aug. 4, 1896. 3. Frieda, b. Apr. 16, 1898. 4. Mildred, b. Dec. 20, 1900; d. Aug. 27, 1917. 5. Harold, b. Nov. 2, 1902.
viii. Belle, b. June 26, 1874; m. Lucien Bowen; 4 children.
  ix. Lillian, b. May 26, 1876; d. June 24, 1895.
  x. James, b. Mar. 22, 1883; m. Myrtle Swift Cornish.

  70. JOHN8 SAXTON (Simeon Niles7 John6 William5 James4-3-2 George1) was born August 28, 1832, and died at Scranton, Pennsylvania. He married September 30, 1853, at Middlefield, New York, Margaret Ann Moak, daughter of Jacob and Amy (Cleveland) Moak. She was born October 10, 1840, at Decatur, New York, and died March 13, 1904, at Cooperstown, New York.(g)

Children of John8 and Margaret Ann (Moak) Saxton:    i. William E., b. Mar. 2, 1857, Middlefield, N. Y.; m. Mary Seybolt.
  ii. Arthelia, b. Dec. 12, 1861; d. Mar. 27, 1876, Cooperstown, N. Y.

  71. SIMEON NILES8 SAXTON (Simeon Niles7 John6 William5 James4-3-2 George1) was born December 16, 1843. He married, first, March 14, 1874, Maria8 Saxton, daughter of Raymond William7 and Mary Ann (Newton) Saxton, his cousin. She died January 10, 1877, and he married, secondly, April 10, 1879, Harriet Sayre, born June 6, 1851, who is still living. He died in 1918.(g)

Child of Simeon Niles8 and Harriet (Sayre) Saxton:   i. Wilbur Sayre, b. Feb. 14, 1882; a graduate of' the college of engineering,
   Cornell University; married; two children.

  72. FRANCES G.8 SAXTON (Jacob T.7 John6 William5 James4-3-2 George1) was born at Canandaigua, New York, January 9, 1838,

and died at Washington, D. C., July 8, 1896. He married, September 3, 1868, at Lawrenceville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Adelia B. Inscho, who was born in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, September 15, 1836, and died at Corning, New York, September 17, 1893. The oldest child was born and died at Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania, the other children were born at Washington, D. C.(h) Children of Frances G.8 and Adelia B. (Inscho) Saxton:    i. Harry I., b. May 30, 1869; d. Sept. 10, 1869.
  ii. Arthur E., b. Aug. 6, 1870; living.
 iii. Frank J., b. Jan. 6, 1872, living.
 iv. Bert I., b. June 30, 1873; m. Oct. 21, 1896, May E. Hawke; lives at Washington,
   D. C. Child: 1. Minnie Adelia, b. Aug 3, 1897; m. Sept. 12, 1917, Edwin G. Bliss; a daughter, Elizabeth G., b. Sept. 21, 1923.
  v. Louis P., b. Apr. 26, 1876; living.

  73. JOY HANDY8 SAXTON (John7 Asa6 James5-4-3-2 George1) was born in New York State in 1841, and died at Belvidere, Illinois, in 1917. He married Matilda Herbert, who was born in 1850.(i)

Children of Joy Handy8 and Matilda (Herbert) Saxton:    i. Paul, b. Luverne, Minn.; d. in infancy.
  ii. Gertrude C., b. 1876, Belvidere, Ill.; d. there 1911.
 iii. Herbert (twin) b. 1877 Belvidere, Ill. d. in infancy.
 iv. Mary A. (twin), b. 1877, Belvidere, Ill.
  v. Irving W., b. 1879, Belvidere, Ill.
 vi. Ruth Emma, b. 1886, Luverne, Minn.; m. N. W. Wilcox.
vii. Howard Herbert, b. 1889, Luverne, Minn.; lives at Washington, D. C.
viii. Lilian Margaret, b. 1891, Luverne, Minn.; d. 1920, Belvidere, Ill.

74. ALMERON8 SAXTON (Jerome7 Daniel6 James5-4-3-2 George1) was born January 9, 1847, and died at Jamestown, New York, April 22, 1920. His wife was Christine Swanson.(j)

Children of Almeron8 and Christine (Swanson) Saxton:    i. Carrie B., b. Dec. 20, 1867; m. Mar. 29, 1888, Frank L. Graham; lives at
   Jamestown, N. Y.
  ii. Guy J., b. July 30, ----, d. Nov. 25 1930, Glenrock, Wyo, m. Wilhemina Getter.
   Child: 1, Almera, m. H. Zimmerman.
 iii. Lynn, b. July 10, ----; d. Sept. 9, 1906.
 iv. Fred G., b. Jan. 14, 1883, m. 1st, Grace Stearns. Child: 1. Anna.
   He m. 2nd, Lou Jocelyn. Children: 2. Ross. 3. Lillian.
  v. H. Glenn, b. Apr. 22, 1885; m. 1st, Lillian Ensign. Children: 1. Harry E.,
   b. Dec. 5, 1910; m. May 15, 1929, Shirley Saylor; children, Richard Lynn and Robert Glenn. 2. Katherine, b. Dec. 31, 1913. 3. Lynn, b. Sept. 26, 1920.

(h) From records supplied by Bert I. Saxton, Washington, D. C.

(i) Howard W. Saxton, Washington, D. C., kindly furnished this information,

(j) Family records sent by Mrs. Carrie Saxton Graham, Jamestown, N. Y.

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