Obit Paxton, James Alexander, s/o James J. and Analize, born Rockbridge Co. VA Nov 11 , 1835, died Jan 27, 1909 north of New Paris. Married Minerva Jane Goens, Jan 5, 1862. Had 11 children. Wife and 3 children preceded him. Inflamation of the brain. Children: Mrs. George Coalter, Mrs. David Dixon, Mrs. Samuel Reid, Mrs. Thainer Mason, James, Harry, Bertha Dora, Mrs. Ruth Smith of Portland and Anna who is married and residance is not known. Also leaves 17 grandchildren, 1 gr-grandchild, sister, brother. Colored. Buried Springlawn.
Minerva Janedau of Henry and Ruth Goens was born in Darke county Sep, 4, 1842 died Preble county May 7 1903