Thomas Croxton was born in Tappahannock, Essex County, Va. 8 March 1822. He graduated from the University of Virginia law department and practiced law. He served as commonwealth's attorney 1852-1865 and on Pickett's staff. He served in House of Representatives 1885-1887. He was judge of Essex County and also farmed. He died in Tappahannock, 3 July 1903. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Thomas Croxton.