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Origin of the surname “Maxwell:”

 

 

Generation

 

10

 

9   Thomas Maxwell

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1784.  Died 1851.

 

2. Wife: Clarkia "Clarkey" Williamson

 

Born about 1790 in Cumberland Township, Fayette County, North Carolina; daughter of Thomas and Mary (?) Williamson.  Died 27 July 1849 in Austin County, Texas.

 

3. Children:

 

a. James Maxwell: Born 9 April 1810 in Green County, Kentucky.  Died 28 September 1895 in Hampton Township, Rock Island County, Illinois.  Married Elizabeth Larrimore on 27 March 1829 in Sangamon County, Illinois.

 

b. Mary "Polly" Maxwell: Born 26 May 1813 in Green County, Kentucky.  Died 26 May 1840 in Henderson Township, Knox County, Illinois.  Married Daniel Robertson on 15 November 1830 in Knox County, Illinois.

 

c. Thomas Maxell, Jr.: See generation 8, below.

 

d. Henry Maxwell: Born 25 October 1816 in Harrison County, Indiana.  Died 19 October 1896 in Knoxville, Knox County, Illinois; interred there in the Village of Henderson.  Married Sarah Hodges on 13 August 1839 in Knox County, Illinois.

 

e. Reuben Maxwell: Born 17 October 1818 in Crawford County, Indiana.  Died 16 April 1885 in Rio Township, Illinois; interred there in Rio Baptist Cemetery.  Married Elizabeth Poplett on 21 April 1842 in Henderson Township, Knox County, Illinois.

 

f. William Maxwell: Twin.  Born 20 January 1820 in Crawford County, Indiana.  Died 11 November 1889 in Waller County, Texas; interred there in Kirbey Chapel Cemetery.

 

g. Lucy Ann Maxwell: Twin.  Born 20 January 1820 in Crawford County, Indiana.  Died about 1850; interred Henderson Cemetery (or Rio Baptist Cem.), Knox County, Illinois.  Married Hiram Melton on 3 September 1840.

 

h. Melissa Jane Maxwell: Born 14 October 1826 in Sangamon County, Illinois.  Died 31 May 1886 in Courtney Township, Grimes County, Texas; interred Stephenson/Harris Cemetery, Grimes County, Texas.  Married James Bell Stephenon on 23 March 1843 in San Felipe Township, Austin County, Texas.

 

i. Jacob Maxwell: Born 5 November 1830 in Knox County, Illinois.  Died by 1895.

 

j. Amanda Maxwell: Born about 1832 in Knox County, Illinois.  Died after 1880 at Austin, Texas.  Married John Hutchins on 13 February 1845 in San Felipe Township, Austin County, Texas.

 

8   Thomas Maxwell, Jr.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 8 March 1815 in Crawford County, Indiana.  Died 8 May 1890 in Rio Township, Knox County, Illinois; interred there in Henderson Cemetery.

 

2. Wife: Rhoda Hodges

 

Born ; daughter of Allen and Sarah (Allison) Hodges.  Died .  Married Thomas Maxwell, Jr. on 6 March 1836 in Knox County, Illinois.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Lucinda Maxwell: Born 1837 in Missouri.  Died December 1910 in Cambridge Township, Henry County, Illinois.  Married (1st) 5 October 1856 in Henry County, Illinois.  Married (2nd) T. Murphy before 1860.

 

b. Reuben O. Maxwell: Born 17 March 1839 in Knox County, Illinois.  Died 17 September 1927 in Galva County, Illinois.  Married Emily Jane Smith on 28 February 1861 in Henry County, Illinois.

 

c. Susannah "Susan" T. Maxwell: Born about 1841 in Austin County, Texas.  Died after 1911.  Married Philip J. Mintle on 1 December 1859 in Henry County, Illinois.

 

d. Mary Ellen Maxwell: Born about 1843 in Henry County, Illinois.  Died about 1891 at Bishop Hill, Henry County, Illinois.  Married Charles S. Smith on 11 December 1862 in Henry County, Illinois.

 

e. William Henry Maxwell: See generation 7, below.

 

f. John A. Maxwell: Born 9 January 1848 in Henry County, Illinois.  Died about 1927 in Poweshiek County, Iowa.  Married Sarah Louise Bick on 10 January 1869 in Cambridge Township, Henry County, Illinois.

 

g. Harriet E. Maxwell: Born about 1850 in Henry County, Illinois.  Married George F. Rood on 9 February 1868 in Henry County, Illinois.

 

h. Amanda J. Maxwell: Born 2 October 1851 in Henry County, Illinois.  Died 10 February 1879 in Henderson Grove Township, Knox County, Illinois.  Married her double 1st cousin, John Maxwell (son of Henry) about 1872.

 

i. Charles Edward Maxwell: Born about 1854 in Henry County, Illinois.  Died about 1929 in Macon County, Georgia.

 

j. James Maxwell: Born about 1855 in Henry County, Illinois.  Died there about 1856.

 

k. Robert E. Maxwell: Born about 1859 in Weller Township, Henry County, Illinois.  Died 1861 in Henry County, Illinois.

 

7   William Henry Maxwell

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 9 August 1845 in Illinois.  Died 26 November 1928 at Manchester, Kingsbury County, South Dakota; interred there in the Manchester Cemetery.  Initially employed as a farmer in Missouri.  About 1881 moved his family to Grinnell, Iowa.  In 1884 moved to a farm homestead near Ree Heights, South Dakota.  In 1910 moved to Manchester, South Dakota, where he and his daughter, May operated a store.

 

2. Wife: Elizabeth Melvina Lennox

 

Born 4 January 1853 at Humansville, Polk County, Missouri.  Died Monday, 9 January 1939 (age 86 years, 5 days), in the Order of Eastern Star Home, Redfield, Spink County, South Dakota; interred Manchester Cemetery, Manchester, Kingsbury County, South Dakota.  Married William Henry Maxwell on 21 May 1871 in Humansville, Missouri.  Following William's death in 1929, Elizabeth resided with two daughters until late 1938, when she moved to the Order of Easter Star Home at Redfield, South Dakota.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Anna May Maxwell "May": Born 15 September 1872 in Humansville Township, Polk County, Missouri.  Died 4 November 1935 at Manchester, Kingsbury County, South Dakota; interred there in Manchester Cemetery with her parents.

 

b. Rose Alberta Maxwell: See generation 6, below.

 

c. William Thomas Maxwell "Tom": Born 19 December 1877 in Humansville Township, Polk County, Missouri.  Died in Wolsey Township, Beadle County, South Dakota.  In 1939 resided at Wolsey, South Dakota.

 

d. Bessie Beatrice "Bee" Maxwell: Born 26 March 1880 in Humansville Township, Polk County, Missouri.  Died 14 January 1968 at Forestville, Prince George's County, Maryland.  Married George Frank Sheldon on 2 October 1902 in Humansville Township, Missouri.

 

e. Jesse "Jess" Lee Maxwell: Born 26 March 1880 in Humansville Township, Polk County, Missouri.  Died there 1880.

 

f. Grace Ulvina/Avina Maxwell: Born 10 August 1889 in Rees Height Township, Black Hawk County, South Dakota.  Died 25 December 1977 at Rapid City, South Dakota.  Married George Irwin Gunnison on 26 September 1909 in Manchester Township, Kingsbury County, South Dakota.

 

6   Rose Alberta Maxwell:

 

Born 29/30 April 1875 in Humansville Township, Polk County, Missouri.  Died 30 March 1960 at Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.  Married Newman Arthur Gardner, paragraph C.6.b.(4. of generation 6 of the Gardner Annex on 29 December 1897.

 

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