Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Frances Jane MAXWELL[1]

Female 1859 - 1878  (19 years)


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  • Name Frances Jane MAXWELL 
    Born 20 Sep 1859  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Southwest District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Dec 1878  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Cause: consumption 
    • Death date on headstone is Dec 17 1878, but death record shows it as Dec 21 1878.
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I34261  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2017 

    Father Franklin MAXWELL,   b. 16 Jun 1814, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1892, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Frances Jane REYNOLDS,   b. 12 Jan 1819, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1897, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1840 
    Family ID F13448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benton C. BLAND,   b. CA 1852, Blandville, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1895, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)  [6
    Family ID F24305  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S293] History of Ritchie County, by Minnie Kendall Lowther, Minnie Kendall Lowther, (1911, reprinted 1999, McClain Printing Co, Parsons WV, http://McClainPrinting.com), p. 601.

    2. [S5] Headstone.

    3. [S1864] Death Record - Birth date calculated from age at death.

    4. [S1563] Doddridge County Death Records, West Union, WV, DR p. 30, Line 10 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5043540&Type=Death.
      Identified as F. J. Bland, white female, age 19y 3m, b. Doddridge Co, dau of F. Maxwell, wife of B. C. Bland, died Dec 21 1878, cause of death consumption. ("History of Ritchie County," p. 601, reports birth-death dates as 1859-1880.)

    5. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).

    6. [S1588] Death record of wife.