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Birth: 1745 Smithfield, R.I.
Death: 1817 Smithfield, R.I.
Cause of Death: paralysis
Burial: Buxton Cemetery, Smithfield, R.I.
email from Dick Bolt (in buxton.doc)
fought in Revolutionary War (received 300 acres of land for service) 11th Regt
Continental Army, Jan 1 1777 to Dec 31 1779, also ensign (promoted to captain 16
Mar 1781) in Col. Ebenezer Francisco's regiment.
owned land in Worcester Co., Mass.
* Was Captain in Rev. War.
* Ester b. 5 June 1748 in Mendon, MA. gr. gr. grandaughter of Casandra ?
* Served in Revolutionary War.
* Owned land in Worcester Co. Ma.
Revolutionary War Data from National Archives
* Got 300 achers of bounty land for Rev. War service.
* James Buxton of Danvers, MA; 11th Regt. Continental Army; Lieut. Col. Benj. Lappin
--pay accts. for srvices Jan. 1, 77 to Dec. 31, 1779. Also Ensign in Col. Ebenezer
Francisco's regt. Also promoted Captain March 16, 1781.
Buxton Book Information
* Enlisted in the Revolutionary army as ensign on the Worcester Rolls 3rd. C. MASS
REGT. 15TH REGS, CAPT. NOAH LITTLEFIELD, MAJ. ANDREW PETERS, LY. COL.
BENJAMIN TUPPER, COL.JOHN BAILY. HE SERVED ON THE HUDSON UNDER
GEN. LEE AND ON 1v Jan 1781 he recieved a Captain's commission, signed by Gov.
awt TasselTop (has a child Hannh and no child Jacob)
BUXTON Benjamin (1715 - 1781)
MAULE Charity (EST 1712 - )
BUXTON John (5 Dec 1742 - 22 Apr 1837)
BUXTON James (1745 - 1817)
BUXTON Betsey (EST 1748 - )
BUXTON Esther (EST 1753 - )
Marriage To SOUTHWICK Esther (5 Jun 1748 - 1835)
m. 6 Jun 1771 Smithfield, R.I. (by Justice Israel Arnold)
SOUTHWICK Jonathan ()
OSBORN Hannah ()
Children by SOUTHWICK Esther 5 Jun 1748 - 1835
BUXTON Jonathan (Dec 1771 - 12 Jul 1870)
BUXTON David (1775 - 1861)
BUXTON Rufus (15 Sep 1778 - 23 Dec 1863)
BUXTON Charity (EST 1780 - Sep 1809)
BUXTON Elizabeth (1784 - 22 May 1827)
BUXTON Otis (1785 - 1870)
BUXTON Harriet (EST 1787 - )
BUXTON George (EST 1789 - )
BUXTON Jacob (EST 1791 - )
BUXTON Ruth (1793 - 1861)
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