man Robert Clarkson Thaxton‏‎, son of David Franklin Thaxton and Martha Hurt‏.
Born ‎ 1813 at , Prince Edward, Virginia, died ‎ Jul 7, 1892 at Union District, Kanawha, WV‎, 78 or 79 years
Name Suffix: *
OCCUPATION: FARMER.

Married ‎ May 30, 1885 at Kanawha Co.,West Virginia (7 years married) to:

woman Tibitha Hodge‏‎
Born ‎estimated EST. WFT, 1811-1867, died ‎estimated EST. WFT, 1888-1956‎, approximately 89 years

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2nd marriage
man Robert Clarkson Thaxton‏‎, son of David Franklin Thaxton and Martha Hurt‏.

Married ‎ Dec 25, 1833 at Charlotte, Prince Edward, Virginia (49 years married) to:

woman Sarah Fore‏‎, daughter of James Fore and Sarah Elizabeth HURT‏.
Born ‎ Dec 14, 1818 at , Prince Edward, Virginia, died ‎ Mar 8, 1883 at Kanawha Co.,West Virginia‎, 64 years
Name Suffix: (Sally)

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Children:

1.
man Monroe Scott Thaxton‏
Born ‎ Sep 15, 1834 at , Bedford, VA, died ‎ Dec 12, 1919 at Charleston, Kanawha, WV‎, 85 years, buried ‎ at THAXTON CEMETARY, Tuppers Creek, Kanawha, WV
Name Suffix: *USA
Notes for MONROE SCOTT THAXTON: Monroe married Sarah Jane Thomas. They had eight children. Sarah Jane died shortly after the birth of George R. Thaxton, who lived only 12 days. He then married Mary Jane Legg a little less than 5 months after his first wife died. Monroe and Mary Jane Legg had 12 children.
HE WAS A FARMER. THE THAXTON CEMETARY IS ON THE ORIGINAL HOMESTEAD. ALL HIS SONS WERE BRICKLAYERS.
CIVIL WAR RECORD: ENLISTED ON SATURDAY, 27 JULY 1861
COMPANY A, 7TH WEST VIRGINIA CALVARY, UNION ARMY
AGE 27, 5'6" DK. SKIN, BLUE EYES (Pvt. TO BLACKSMITH)
DISCHARGED 24 JUNE 1865, 3 YRS. 5 MO. 7 DAYS MARRIAGE PERFORMED BY JOHN G. SAMUELS ON THURSDAY, 22 DEC 1870.
He received a monthly pension from the United States government for ailments he received during the war. The birthdates of his wives and children come from the Monroe Scott Thaxton family Bible.
2.
man James David Thaxton‏
Born ‎ May 3, 1838 at Campbell Co.,Virginia, died ‎ Jun 26, 1921 at Kanawha Co.,West Virginia‎, 83 years
Name Suffix: (Jimmy)
ENLISTED 27 JUL 1861 COMPANY A 7TH WV CALVARY AGE 22 5'3" LIGHT SKIN, DARK EYES, BORN KANAWHA CO. 3 Y 5 M 7 D AS OF 24 JUN 1865.

ENLISTED 27 JUL 1861 COMPANY A 7TH WV CALVARY AGE 22 5'3" LIGHT SKIN, DARK EYES, BORN KANAWHA CO. 3 Y 5 M 7 D AS OF 24 JUN 1865.
3.
man John R Thaxton‏
Born ‎ Aug 3, 1840 at , Kanawha, Virginia, USA, died ‎ Jun 29, 1909 at Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia‎, 68 years
Name Suffix: (Johnny Nat)USA
ENLISTED 27 JUL 1861 COMPANY A 7TH WV CALVARY - AGE 20.
DIED IN A RAILROAD ACCIDENT.

ENLISTED 27 JUL 1861 COMPANY A 7TH WV CALVARY - AGE 20.
DIED IN A RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
4.
man William Henry H Thaxton‏
Born ‎ 1842 at , Kanawha, Virginia, USA, died ‎ Feb 12, 1872 at , Kanawha, West Virginia, USA‎, 29 or 30 years
5.
woman Mary Sally Thaxton‏
Born ‎ 1843 at , Kanawha, Virginia, USA, died ‎ Dec 21, 1925 at Kanawha, WV‎, 81 or 82 years
6.
woman Martha E Thaxton‏
Born ‎ 1845 at , Kanawha, Virginia, USA, died ‎ 1912 at , Kanawha, West Virginia‎, 66 or 67 years, buried ‎ at WOODALL FAMILY, Cemetary, Kanawha, WV
Note: In the 1840 census, a Robert Faxton is listed. The ages of the children and the wife match that of Robert C. thaxton. Good possibility that this is Robert Thaxton, Not Robert Faxton. Robert moved from Bedford Co., to Kanawha Co., area between 1834 and 1838. His first wife died between 1880 and 1885. He married his sceond wife in May 20, 1885 in Charleston, WV (license number 105)

Note: In the 1840 census, a Robert Faxton is listed. The ages of the children and the wife match that of Robert C. thaxton. Good possibility that this is Robert Thaxton, Not Robert Faxton. Robert moved from Bedford Co., to Kanawha Co., area between 1834 and 1838. His first wife died between 1880 and 1885. He married his sceond wife in May 20, 1885 in Charleston, WV (license number 105)