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George Braxton Sr. (abt. 1677 - 1748)

George Braxton Sr.
Born about in Englandmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 1700 in Newington, King and Queen, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Newington,King & Queen County, Virginiamap
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George Braxton Sr. was born in England. He married to Elizabeth Paulin, daughter of Thomas Paulin.[1]

Immigrated to Virginia

George immigrated about 1690. He settled at Mantua on the Mattaponi River in Virginia.Carter Braxton- mother Mary Carter-8869 [1]

House of Burgesses

George was elected to the House of Burgesses in 1718 and again in 1727.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence "Carter Braxton", December 11, 2011, Web accessed July 29, 2014
  2. Wikipedia "Carter Braxton", 14 June 2014, Web accessed July 29, 2014

Epitaph of George BRAXTON, at Mattapony Church, King and Queen County

Here lies the Body of George Braxton Esq. who Departed this Life the first Day of July 1748 in the 71st Year of his Age leaving Issue a Son & two Daughters. He died much lamented being a good Christian, tender Parents and kind Master and friendly Charitable Neighbor.

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