Abstract of the death record of Leonard Thaxton, a possible son (adopted?) of Francis Marion Thaxton, grandson of John H. Thaxton of Montgomery Co., Tenn.:
Cert. No. 13193. Leonard Thaxton. Date of death: 05 Jun 1928. Place of death: Cheatham County. Male, white, widowed. Born 4-1-1849. Age 79 years, 2 mos, 4 days. Occupation: Farmer. Birthplace: Montgomery Co., Tenn. Name of father: Don’t know. Birthplace of Father: Don’t know. Maiden Name of Mother: Nervie Nickens. Birthplace of mother: Robt Co. Tenn. Informant: Jim Thaxton, Springfield, Tenn. R#2. Dr. R. L. [can’t read], Springfield, attests that he attended the deceased from 25 May 1928 to 25 May 1928, and last saw him alive on 25 May 1928. Cause of death: Aortic stenasis, duration 10 mos. Place of burial: Rock Springs. Date of burial: 06 Jun 1928. Undertaker: Henry & Bell, Springfield, Tenn.
From the Robertson County Times, 07 Jun 1928:
Leonard Thaxton died Tuesday afternoon at his home in Robertson County near Joelton. Burial was held Wednesday afternoon at Rock Springs. He was 79 years of age and is survived by three children.