Photographs to Illustrate the Lives and Descendants of
These photographs are courtesy of Wayne Paxson
Charles and Mollie (Modlin) Paxson
Charles and Molly with their family
This photo was taken in about 1942.
From the left: Charles with Molly standing in front of him; Irvin, Walter Sheldon, Esther, Lela (Paxson) Sheldon, Margaret (Miller) [wife of John Paxson, not shown because he is probably the photographer], Evelyn (Paxson) Hawthorne, and "Curly" Hawthorn.
Children in front, from left: Sereta, Sheldon brothers, and Gerry Hawthorne
Charles and Molly on their 50th wedding anniversary
1944, in spite of a world at war, there was time to celebrate 50 wonderful years
Irvin and Esther (Hight)
Esther and her son Wayne
The baby is wearing Esther's own dress from when she was a baby.
seated on the left is Irvin, on the right his father, Charles;
standing is Irvin's son Wayne holding his son, Larry.
The Irvin Paxson family
Sereta, Esther, Wayne, Evelyn, and Irvin.
To see the story of this family, start with the (Sixth generation) parents John and Amy Ellen (Smith) Paxson
or go to their son Charles and Mollie (Modlin) Paxson
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This page was posted
4/3/2004, and updated most recently on 7m/12/2005.