W. T. Thaxton obit 1902 Siluria, AL

Article re death of W. T. Thaxton, who died in a hotel in Birmingham, Alabama, ca 08 Jul 1902. (It says he is from Siluria, which is in Shelby County, and a “saw mill man.” I think this is “Bill T. Thaxton,” who was b. Virginia May 1850 living in Shelby County in 1900 with a saw mill manager.  http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/view.aspx?dbid=7602&path=Alabama.Shelby.Elliottsville.127.28&fn=Bill%20T&ln=Thaxton&st=r&pid=1438054&rc=&zp=50.  He may be a son of James B. Thaxton and Sarah E. Brewer.)  From the Montgomery Advertiser, 08 Jul 1902:

W. T. Thaxton of Siluria Found Dead in a Room of the Metropolitan Hotel in Birmingham

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