John Benjamin "Ben" Thaxton

Male 1834 - 1905  (70 years)


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  • Name John Benjamin "Ben" Thaxton 
    Born 27 Dec 1834  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alt Birth 27 Dec 1835  [2
    Died 22 May 1905  Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Viola, Coffee County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Cemetery notes and/or description:
      35 30' 12" N, -85 52' 37" W
      Three (3) miles south of Viola on Hwy. 108.

      The cemetery and church are in Coffee County and about 25 yards from them are the Cook House, the Community House and the Pavilion in Grundy County.

      The north side of the cemetery grounds abuts the Warren County line.
    Person ID I114  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2018 

    Father John Thomas Thaxton, Jr.,   b. 26 Apr 1805, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1890, Dunlap, Sequatchie County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Frances Hammond,   b. 9 Feb 1808, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1887, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1824  (Warren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F5620  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eliza Jane Hennessee,   b. 29 Jul 1838, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1880, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 3 Aug 1858  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • by Thomas Springs, MG
    Children 
     1. William Miles Thaxton,   b. 30 Sep 1859, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1934, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. James Anderson Thaxton,   b. 27 Apr 1861, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 79 years)
     3. Lavonia Thaxton,   b. 29 Dec 1865, Hubbard's Cove, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 81 years)
     4. Ira Thomas Thaxton,   b. 5 Mar 1869, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1964  (Age 94 years)
     5. Dillard Winston Thaxton,   b. 25 Nov 1870, Viola, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1961, Town Creek,Lawrence Co.,AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     6. Myrtle Thaxton,   b. 10 Oct 1873, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1952, Morrison, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Nora Frances Thaxton,   b. 31 Aug 1877, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1959, Miami, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Elizabeth Sain,   b. 9 Aug 1859, Hubbard's Cove, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1932, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1881  Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Children 
     1. George Tully Thaxton,   b. 15 Feb 1882, Grundy County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F10349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Dec 1834 - Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Aug 1858 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Apr 1881 - Grundy County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 May 1905 - Grundy County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Viola, Coffee County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Family Members
      Parents
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      John Thomas Thaxton
      18051890

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      Frances Hammons Thaxton
      18061887

      Spouses
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      Eliza Jane Hennessee Thaxton
      18381880 (m. 1858)

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      Sarah Elizabeth Sain Thaxton
      18591932 (m. 1881)

      Siblings
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      Mary A. Thaxton McDonough
      18261871

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      Rebecca E. Thaxton Northcutt
      18281891

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      William Martin Thaxton
      18301896

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      Houston Joiner Thaxton
      18321899

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      Martha A. Thaxton Brawley
      18391878

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      Sarah Elizabeth Thaxton Bell
      18421931

      Children
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      William Miles Thaxton
      18591934

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      James Anderson Thaxton
      18611941

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      Lavonia Ann Thaxton Estes
      18651947

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      Ira Thomas Thaxton
      18691964

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      Myrtle Thaxton Lawrence
      18731952

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      Nora Thaxton Griswold
      18771959

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    • Descendant List of John Benjamin THAXTON 30 Jul 2007

      1-John Benjamin THAXTON (27 Dec 1835-22 May 1905)
      +Eliza Jane HENNESSEE (29 Jul 1838-9 Mar 1880)

      . . 2-William Miles THAXTON (30 Sep 1859-27 Feb 1934)

      . . +Mary Jackson "Mollie" HARRIS (28 Sep 1867-1 Jan 1948)

      . . . . 3-Sammie Annette THAXTON (5 Dec 1887-3 Oct 1960)

      . . . . +Henry Augustus STAFFORD (abt 1870-)

      . . . . . . 4-Henry Thaxton STAFFORD (abt 1909-)

      . . . . . . 4-Sammie STAFFORD (abt 1912-)

      . . . . 3-Mabel Myrtle THAXTON (31 Mar 1888-10 Aug 1891)

      . . . . 3-Benjamin Ernest THAXTON (15 Jan 1892-)

      . . . . +Georgia Elizabeth WILLIAMS (-)

      . . . . 3-Jodie Elma THAXTON (3 Apr 1895-22 Oct 1906)

      . . . . 3-Willia Alberta THAXTON (18 Sep 1897-13 Jan 1899)

      . . 2-James Anderson THAXTON (27 Apr 1861-13 Feb 1941)

      . . +Mary Elizabeth COOK (23 Dec 1869-12 Oct 1938)

      . . . . 3-Earline THAXTON (24 Sep 1897-Apr 1980)

      . . . . +Grover Cleveland RICH (-)

      . . . . 3-Ida May THAXTON (28 Jan 1899-Oct 1978)

      . . . . +Guy Belton SIMMONS (-)

      . . . . +George Clarence HARNEY (-)

      . . 2-Lavonia A THAXTON (29 Dec 1865-1947)

      . . +William Bracket ESTES (17 Oct 1862-)

      . . . . 3-William ESTES (abt 1891-)

      . . . . 3-Jane ESTES (abt 1893-)

      . . . . 3-Ruby ESTES (abt 1895-)

      . . . . 3-Daisy ESTES (abt 1897-)

      . . . . 3-Harvey ESTES (abt 1898-)

      . . . . 3-Otis ESTES (abt 1900-)

      . . . . 3-Ira T ESTES (1905-)

      . . . . 3-Imogene ESTES (abt 1906-)

      . . . . 3-Czerny ESTES (24 Dec 1913-17 Dec 1982)

      . . 2-Ira Thomas THAXTON (5 Mar 1868-Jan 1964)

      . . +Unknown (-)

      . . +Minnie Flora LOCKE (24 Feb 1872-2 Jul 1935)

      . . . . 3-Mary THAXTON (21 Apr 1891-Apr 1891)

      . . . . 3-William A THAXTON (8 Jan 1893-21 Feb 1947)

      . . . . +Nannie Lee BELL (abt 1892-)

      . . . . . . 4-William Alonzo THAXTON (15 Sep 1915-)

      . . . . 3-Sarah Elizabeth THAXTON (14 Dec 1895-28 Jan 1985)

      . . . . +Jess Lee PRATOR (20 Feb 1896-16 Nov 1965)

      . . . . . . 4-Homer Beason PRATOR (11 Nov 1919-)

      . . . . . . 4-Kenneth James PRATOR (24 Mar 1921-)

      . . . . . . 4-Nina Lee PRATOR (27 Feb 1927-)

      . . . . 3-Flora Estella THAXTON (4 Mar 1901-)

      . . . . +Blucher Lawrence NEAL (abt 1902-)

      . . . . . . 4-Ina Pauline NEAL (20 Jul 1921-)

      . . . . . . 4-Callie Frances NEAL (14 Sep 1923-)

      . . . . . . 4-Mary Ruth NEAL (11 Feb 1928-)

      . . . . 3-Ada Eugenia THAXTON (1 Dec 1905-21 Nov 1906)

      . . . . 3-Ellis Burton THAXTON (11 Oct 1907-12 Sep 1998)

      . . . . +Bonnie Lorena CAMP (19 May 1910-4 Jun)

      . . . . . . 4-Charles Burton THAXTON (4 May 1939-)

      . . . . 3-Jesse Weldon THAXTON (2 Aug 1913-)

      . . . . +Pauline LAUHAW (-)

      . . . . 3-Frances Zorine THAXTON (16 Aug 1915-)

      . . . . +Glenn FREEZE (-)

      . . . . . . 4-Barbara Gail FREEZE (abt 1937-)

      . . 2-Dillard Winston THAXTON (25 Nov 1870-2 Jan 1961)

      . . +Willie Merle KING (24 Jul 1875-17 Nov 1902)

      . . . . 3-Harry THAXTON (13 Dec 1895-25 Apr 1902)

      . . . . 3-Tennie Lee THAXTON (30 May 1897-14 Nov 1976)

      . . . . +Francis McLeod BRADLEY (13 Mar 1864-7 May 1932)

      . . . . . . 4-Francis McLeod BRADLEY (29 Apr 1921-)

      . . . . . . 4-John Wayles BRADLEY (29 Apr 1922-)

      . . . . . . 4-Lee Ward BRADLEY (2 Feb 1924-)

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      Descendant List of John Benjamin THAXTON 30 Jul 2007

      . . . . . . 4-Samuel Dillard BRADLEY (16 Jan 1926-)
      . . . . 3-King Rufus THAXTON (10 Jan 1901-18 Mar 1969)
      . . . . +Alice LEBRUN (-)
      . . . . . . 4-Betty Lee "Liz" THAXTON (10 Nov 1932-)
      . . . . . . 4-King George THAXTON (2 Apr 1934-)
      . . +Nancy Moore SUMMERS (1886-18 Feb 1928)
      . . . . 3-Josephine THAXTON (13 Sep 1901-8 Dec 1908)
      . . . . 3-Mary Elizabeth THAXTON (9 Jul 1909-)
      . . . . +Ruse Anthony TUCKER (19 Nov 1903-)
      . . . . . . 4-Betsy Ann TUCKER (22 Nov 1929-)
      . . . . . . 4-James Preston TUCKER (4 Mar 1933-)
      . . . . . . 4-Nancy Ethel TUCKER (28 Feb 1936-)
      . . . . . . 4-Harry Pitt TUCKER (22 Jul 1937-)
      . . . . . . 4-John Thaxton TUCKER (22 Jul 1937-)
      . . . . . . 4-Toni Katherine TUCKER (24 Jul 1948-)
      . . . . . . 4-Ruth Kaye TUCKER (1 Dec 1949-)
      . . . . . . 4-Ruse Anthony Jr. TUCKER (30 Dec 1956-)
      . . . . 3-Billie Ruth THAXTON (12 Jul 1911-)
      . . . . +Killian "Bud" II FREY (15 Jan 1909-)
      . . . . . . 4-Billy Joe FREY (5 Jun 1943-5 Nov 1953)
      . . . . . . 4-Killian III FREY (24 Aug 1939-)
      . . . . . . 4-Janie Lee FREY (22 Dec 1944-)
      . . . . +Dudley R WALKER (15 Feb 1909-)
      . . . . 3-Dillard Lucille THAXTON (25 Jun 1913-21 Oct 1962)
      . . . . +HAGOOD (-)
      . . . . . . 4-Marjorie Lou HAGOOD (14 Jun 1935-)
      . . . . 3-Robbie Wise "Bobbye" THAXTON (5 Aug 1916-)
      . . . . +B Ford FARRAR (20 Apr 1913-9 May 1961)
      . . . . . . 4-Ford Jr. FARRAR (25 Dec 1950-)
      . . . . 3-Dillard Winston "Dub" THAXTON Jr (1 Jan 1920-12 Sep 1987)
      . . . . +Vivian MUZETTE (16 Apr 1921-)
      . . . . . . 4-Dillard Winston III THAXTON (18 Feb 1941-)
      . . . . . . 4-Vivian Nancy THAXTON (19 Apr 1943-)
      . . . . . . 4-Ethel Muzette THAXTON (18 Mar 1947-)
      . . . . . . 4-Wanda Kay THAXTON (24 Feb 1949-)
      . . . . . . 4-Kathryn Anne THAXTON (28 May 1952-)
      . . . . 3-Katherine Lee THAXTON (23 Jul 1922-)
      . . . . +John Houston STROUPE (13 Apr 1901-11 Apr 1964)
      . . +Bertie BOYTE (7 Apr 1894-25 Dec 1980)
      . . . . 3-James Benjamin THAXTON (29 Apr 1932-)
      . . . . +Aurelia Sue HASTING (7 Dec 1935-)
      . . . . . . 4-Daphne Jim THAXTON (29 Mar 1956-)
      . . . . . . 4-Kelly Cheri THAXTON (21 Sep 1959-)
      . . . . . . 4-Tracy Lee THAXTON (7 Aug 1962-)
      . . . . 3-David Llewellyn THAXTON (11 Oct 1933-)
      . . . . +Annie Kate TERRY (22 Aug 1937-)
      . . . . . . 4-Sheila Ann THAXTON (3 Jun 1957-)
      . . . . . . 4-David Lynn THAXTON (28 Jul 1964-)
      . . . . . . 4-Deanna Gwyn THAXTON (28 Jul 1964-)
      . . . . 3-Ruby Ann THAXTON (19 May 1935-)
      . . . . +L B TERRY (26 Mar 1904-)
      . . . . 3-Franklin Delano THAXTON (2 Jan 1937-)
      . . . . +Ann MOSLEY (-)
      . . . . . . 4-Franklin Dillard THAXTON (28 Sep 1962-)
      . . . . . . 4-Melissa Ann THAXTON (16 Oct 1967-)
      . . 2-Myrtle THAXTON (10 Oct 1875-26 Mar 1952)
      . . +Charles Willis LAWRENCE (abt 1870-16 Jun 1915)
      . . . . 3-Clyde Thomas LAWRENCE (21 Mar 1898-)
      . . . . +Ruby BERRY (-)
      . . . . 3-John Audrie LAWRENCE (14 Oct 1900-)
      . . . . +Ruby PARKER (-)
      . . . . . . 4-Ammor Audrene LAWRENCE (2 Nov 1927-)
      . . . . . . 4-Myrtle Christine LAWRENCE (4 Aug 1931-25 Feb 1935)
      . . . . . . 4-Billie Parker LAWRENCE (28 Jan 1935-6 Mar 1935)
      . . . . 3-Joseph Thurman LAWRENCE (26 Mar 1903-)


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      Descendant List of John Benjamin THAXTON 30 Jul 2007

      . . . . +Ruth BROWNE (-)
      . . . . . . 4-Charles Browne LAWRENCE (1 Jun 1927-)
      . . 2-Nora Frances THAXTON (31 Aug 1877-1959)
      . . +Claude G GRISWOLD (abt 1875-)
      . . . . 3-Winford GRISWOLD (abt 1905-)
      . . . . 3-Elmer GRISWOLD (abt 1909-)
      . . 2-Liza Jane THAXTON (abt 1880-13 Jun 1880)


      +S Elizabeth SAIN (9 Apr 1849-28 Apr 1932)
      . . 2-George Tully THAXTON (15 Feb 1882-1950)
      . . +Nancy E "Nannie" GRISWOLD (29 May 1879-17 Feb 1954)
      . . . . 3-Buford THAXTON (abt 1903-)

      end if registry


      [9]
    • Does not appear in 1860 Warren County Census...DAH.
      1850 Warren Census cites TN as birth-state.

      end of comments

  • Sources 
    1. [S205] Stroupe,Katherine Thaxton;Family Group Records/Pedigrees,1909 7th Street SE. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S13190] "John Benjamin Thaxton", Profile, Siblings & Registry, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/30463289/john-benjamin-thaxto.

    3. [S207] "Grundy County,Tennessee Records" - Information Taken from the Unfinished, p. 30 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S50895] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=thaxton&GSiman=1&GScid=1964243&GRid=107537207&.

    5. [S40982] Katherine Thazton Stroupe, family group sheets & pedigrees, 1909 7th Street, (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S13188] "John Thomas Thaxton (1805 - 1890)", Profile & Descendants, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Thaxton-249, abstracted by Dav.

    7. [S1655] "Warren County,Tennessee Marriage Records:1852-1900", compiled & printed by Fred Clark,RR 1 Box 9-B, Ridge Road, Quebeck, p. 192 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S36909] email of Francis M. Bradley,bradleyfm@aol.com,to Nick Hennessee, 30 Aug 09.

    9. [S48617] Betty Porter | 30 Jul 2007 | 4790 Cobb Circle Kearns UT 84118 | 801.966.7320.