J B Paxton
Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 10/30/2006 at 14:53:10
J B Paxton, for twenty-five years a resident of Boone county, was born in Harrison county, Ohio, March 13, 1828, he learned the tanning trade in his youth and had five years mercantile experience, in 1851 he removed to Morgan county, Illinois, and engaged in farming , in 1855 he came to Boone county, he has served five years as secretary of the Boone County Agricultural Society, he married Miss Nancy Galbreath in 1851, she was born in Harrison county, Ohio, they have a family of eight children: William, (now in Central City, Colorado) James, Florence J, Cyrus H, Cook, Dillon, Allen And John.
1880 Boone Co History Book
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