Doddridge County Roots

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Benjamin Franklin MAXWELL

Male 1856 - 1897  (40 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin MAXWELL 
    Born 27 Nov 1856  [1, 2
    • Age 45y 8m given at time of death would put birth in about Nov 1851.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860 
    Census 1870, 1880  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 4 Jul 1897  Lick Run, New Milton (Blandville), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: typhoid fever 
    Buried Williams Maxwell Cemetery, Grouse Run, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Identified in death record as "home farm cemetery"
    Person ID I32464  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 

    Father Williams MAXWELL,   b. 16 Sep 1821, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1897, Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Lydia VANNORT,   b. 17 Jan 1835, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1888, Lick Run, New Milton (Blandville), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1854  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriet Alverta "Vertie" MCGOWAN,   b. 22 Oct 1864, Keyser, Mineral Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1941, Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1884  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Harry MAXWELL,   b. Jun 1885, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1919, Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
     2. William Claud MAXWELL,   b. 26 Jan 1887, Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1946, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Franklin Clifford MAXWELL,   b. 15 May 1896, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1999  (Age 102 years)
    Family ID F17281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Headstone.

    2. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).

    3. [S1563] Doddridge County Death Records, West Union, WV.