P. 4. 2b. Daniel2 Sexton (George1) married, December 28, 1680, Sarah Bancroft, born December 26, 1661, daughter of John Bancroft.(j) By 1685 he was living on Long Island, probably at Hempstead.(k) On September 27, 1698, he witnessed a deed at Jamaica, signing with his mark.(k) He is said to have died in 1710. The list of children is probably incomplete. Descendants used the name Saxton, some removing to New Jersey and others to Ulster County, New York.Children of Daniel2 and Sarah (Bancroft) Sexton: i. Nathaniel, b. Dec. 22, 1681; d. Dec. 25, 1681.
P. 4. 2c. Joseph2 Sexton (George1) was born February 3, 1666, probably at Windsor, Connecticut.(n) He married, November 20, 1690, Hannah Wright, born July 28, 1669, d. Nov. 26, 1742, at Enfield, Conn., daughter of Abel Wright of Springfield, Massachusetts. He settled in that part of Springfield, then known as Endfield (now Enfield and Somers, Connecticut), where his name and that of his son Joseph are found as witnesses to a deed in 1715 from Daniel Miller to Thomas Jones. Hannah's mother was scalped by the Indians, July 26, 1708, but she lived until October 19 of that year. Joseph Sexton was captain of the militia at Enfield. He died at Enfield, May 3, 1742, aged 76 years, and his widow Hannah died the twenty-sixth of the next November, aged 73.(p) Descendants are usually called Saxton.Children of Joseph2 and Hannah (Wright) Sexton: i. Hannah, b. May 18, 1692; m., June 22, 1710, John Harmon.
(j) Henry R. Stiles, Ancient Windsor, II, p. 677.
(k) Josephine C. Frost, Records of the Town of Jamaica, Vol. I., p. 133; Vol. II, p. 432.
(l) Abstracts of Wills, New Jersey, Vol. II, p. 415.
(m) Annual Report of State Historian, 1896, Vol. 1, p. 515.
(n) From notes of Miss Lula J. Saxton, Albany, N. Y. Mr. Homer W. Brainard, Hartford, Conn., read the copy and made helpful corrections. For descendants of this branch of the family, see George Sheldon, History of Deerfield, Vol. II, pp. 279-284; also Henry R. Stiles, Ancient Windsor, Vol. II, p. 677ff. Note corrections of errors in Sheldon's History of Deerfield. Joseph2 Sexton had no son, Gershom. Mrs. Hannah Miller was the second wife of Gershom3 Sexton (George2-1).
(o) Enfield Records, Book I, p. 118.
(p) Cemetery Inscriptions, Somers, Conn.: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. LX, pp. 307-8.
P. 4. 2d. Benjamin2 Sexton (George1) was born at Westfield, Massachusetts, December 10, 1667, and died there April 8, 1754.(q) He married, July 3, 1717, Mrs. Mary (Strong) Pixley, widow of Ebenezer Pixley and daughter of Jedediah Strong. She died April 17, 1759. The old homestead, near Westfield, was known as "Little River," and as it was strongly built, it was used In early times as a fort and as a refuge from the Indians. Descendants were called Saxton and some remained in the vicinity of Westfield for 200 years.Children of Benjamin2 and Mary (Strong) Saxton: i. George, b. July 2, 1718; m. Mary Barber of Springfield.
P. 31. Martha (Keyser) Saxton, wife of Jasper, after the death of her husband went to East Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York, where her sons, Asher and Philander, were living. She died there, October 24, 1813.(s)
P. 48. Asher Saxton married three times.(s) His second wife [?] died July 30, 1808, and he married thirdly, a sister of General Micah Brooks.(t)Children of Asher5 Saxton, partial list:(s)
P. 62. 24a. Ebenezer6 Saxton (Noble5 James4-3-2 George1) was born May 9, 1786, and died at Kalamazoo, Michigan, March 23, 1854 (or 1855).(r) He married, January 21, 1816, Lois Brigham, who was born, August 5, 1848. They lived in New York, Ohio and Michigan.Children of Ebenezer6 and Lois (Brigham) Saxton: i. Calista, b. May 16, 1819; d. at Williamsburg, Mich.; m. James Ivan Follette.
P. 62. 24b. Seymour6 Saxton (Noble5 James4-3-2 George1) was born March 29, 1794.(r) Relatives say that he used to give Monkton, Vermont, as his birthplace. He married, September 10, 1818, at Wells, Vermont, Faith Cone, daughter of Enoch and Elizabeth (Cook) Cone, born January 28, 1801. They lived for a short time at Perry, Wyoming County, New York, where their oldest child was born and about 1820 they settled at Ellington, Chautauqua County, where their other children were born.Children of Seymour6 and Faith (Cone) Saxton: i. Henry Cone, b. July 23, 1819.
P. 62. 24c. Hosea6 Saxton (Noble5 James4-3-2 George1) was born October 22, 1800.(r) He married Amanda Lake and settled at Ellington, Chautauqua County, New York.Children of Hosea6 and Amanda (Lake) Saxton: i. Mary, d. Aug. 1892: m. Luther Carpenter, who d. 1902; their two children died in childhood.
P. 21. 45a. James7 Saxton (HOSEA6 Noble5 James4-3-2 George1) was born at Ellington, Chautauqua County, New York, May 2, 1842, and died November 24, 1912.(t) He married, January, 1863, Harriet Risley of Ellington, New York, who died January 29, 1917. They lived in Chautauqua County.Children of James7 and Harriet (Risley) Saxton: i. Jay Monroe, b. Sept. 19, 1863; m. Aug. 23, 1893, Anna Luce, dau. of Joseph Luce of Ellington,
P. 23. Edith Mary, daughter of William Henry7 Saxton, married, first, Myrtin Mason, who d., July 24, 1905, aged 40 years.(e) She married, secondly, Oct. 7, 1915, at Brooklyn, N. Y., Willard CrIsty. They live at Oberlin, 0. Children (surname Mason): 1. Marx Adelbert, b. June 13, 1886; d. July 24,1930; m. at El Paso, Texas, Nov. 30, 1926, Winulfred Williams. 2. Arthur Raphael, b. July 1, 1893, Oberlin, 0.; m. Dec. 30, 1915; Ruth Davis; two daughters.
P. 23. Bessie N., daughter of John Sylvester7 Saxton, received a college education and taught in various cities In Michigan, Ohio, and the State of Washington.(f) She died of influenza during the epidemic of 1920.
P. 23. Clara E., daughter of John Sylvester7 Saxton, married, Feb. 26, 1907, Joseph J. Bachmeyer.(f) They live at Blissfield, Mich. Children (surname Bachmeyer): 1. Ellen, b. Trilby, 0., Mar. 4, 1908; m. Aug. 21, 1932, Charles Lucius Williamson; one son. 2. Thelma, b. Mar. 22, 1910; m., Oct. 13, 1929, Blair Johnson; no children.
Benjamin Proctor & Susanah Sherley, Mar. 8, 1787, James Haw.
David Woodruff was married on 30th of March, 1787 [bride's name omitted], James Haw.
John Million & Lydia Butler, Apr. 27, 1787, James Haw.
John Arnold & Betty Brown, Dec. 3, 1787.
Thomas Clark & Anna Maxwell, Dec. 11, 1787, Joseph Bladsoe.
Wm. Clark & Margaret Miller, Dec. 11, 1787, Joseph Bladsoe.
John Mann & Fanny Hogan, Dec. 11, 1787.
John Courtney & Mary Kinkead, Feb. 28, 1788, Joseph Bladsoe.
James Smith & Sarah Tedford, Mar. 20, 1788.
George Tilton & Mary Van Cleave, May 28, 1788, Joseph Bladsoe.
Benjamin Edwards & Elizabeth Braydon, May 28, 1788, Joseph Bladsoe.
John Sanders & Margaret Tuseman, July 10, 1788, Joseph Bladsoe.
John Adams & Sarah Boyle, Jan. 1, 1789, John Manire.
Frederick Wintors & Prudence Pepper, Feb. 6, 1789, John Manire.
Joseph Barker & Susanah Henderson, Oct. 5, 1790, Chas. Kavanaugh.
John Kennedy & Barbara Gordon, Nov. 10, 1790, John Manire.
Abner Hiatt & Lucy Peasley, Dec. 28, 1790, John Manire.
Charles Bland & Philis Pope, Jan. 12, 1791, Falk G. Adams.
Mathias Mounce & Mary Montgomery, Mar. 1, 1791, Falk G. Adams.
George Munn & Mary Mansfield, Apr. 7, 1791, Falk G. Adams.
Andrew Miller & Margaret Graham, July 14, 1791, John Manire.
John Hopkins & Rachel Adams, Sept. 20, 1791, John Manire.
Richard Compton & Elizabeth Cummins, Oct. 18, 1791, Falk G. Adams.
Samuel Mosebury & Lucy Banks, Nov. 18, 1791, Falk G. Adams.
Bengjah Brown & Judith Brown, Nov. 20, 1791, Falk G. Adams.
Jonathan Fennell & Rhoda Green, Dec. 13, 1792, John Manire.
David Lynch & Fanny Maupin, Feb. 12, 1793, Chas. Kavanaugh.
Benton Moore & Susanah Davis, Feb. 28, 1793, John Manire.
Henry Guthrie & Nancy Shackelford, Nov. 24, 1796, John Pace.
David Kinkead & Isabel Rogers, Dec. 9, 1796, Christopher Clark.
Fielding Breedwell & Elizabeth Tilpot, Mar. 8, 1797, Peter Woods.
Absolum Clark & Sarah Campbell, Mar. 9, 1797, Thomas Shelton.
Jacob Holderman & Mary Coots, Mar. 16, 1797, Thomas Shelton.
John Ward & Betty Stephenson, May 4, 1797, Christopher Clark.
John Pence & Nancy Kitchen, May 16, 1797, John Manire.
Joseph Boyer & Elizabuth Hancock, May 23, 1797, John Pace.
Jonathan Parks & Caty Turner, May 26, 1797, Peter Woods.
John Terry & Francis Gaddy, May 28, 1797, Peter Woods.
James Shield & Nancy Miller, June 1, 1797, John Manire.
Josiah Clendenon & Easter Livingston, June 20, 1797, John Manire.
John Heard & Janey Wolfscale, June 22, 1797, Christopher Clark.
Lewis Parins Maybray & Elizabuth White, July 22, 1797, Peter Woods.
Alexander Adams & Isabella Miller, July 27, 1797, John Manire.
Wm. Francis & Henrietta Gentry, Aug. 17, 1797, Peter Woods.
Richard Perkins & Viney Manin, Sept. 14, 1797, Peter Woods.
George Oldham & Sarah Todd, Sept. 21, 1797, Peter Woods.
John Caperton & Lucy Rion, Sept. 26, 1797, Peter Woods.
Richard Mullins & Susanah Woods, Oct. 3, 1797, Peter Woods.
Foster Harris & Sally Manning, Oct. 19, 1797, Peter Woods.
Jarret Phelps & Milly Duncan, Nov. 3, 1797, Peter Woods.
Michael Runyon & Naney Blackwell, Nov. 30, 1797, John Pace.
Archibald Moore & Bethsheba Gaddy, Dec. 19, 1797, John Pace.
Henry Rowland & Elizabuth Orear, Jan. 22, 1798, John Pace.
George Miller & Sally Eastis, Feb. 7, 1798, Peter Woods.
Charles Parke & Mary Quick, Feb. 22, 1798, John Pace.
Wm Orchard & Elizabuth Crooke, Mar. 29, 1798, John Pace.