Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

John MAXWELL

Male 1827 - 1860  (33 years)


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  • Name John MAXWELL 
    Born 1827  Lewis Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Birth date on headstone reported in "West Union WV Cemeteries," p. 40, as May 21 1922.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Lewis Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1855  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation miller  [3
    Died 21 Jun 1860  [2, 3, 4
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • 1860 Census, Doddridge County, Virginia (now West Virginia), West Union post office, enumerated on July 24 1860:
      John Maxwell, 32, farmer, value of real estate $6,000, value of personal estate $500; Emeline, 19; Virginia, 3; E. (female), 1.
    Person ID I34292  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2015 

    Father Levi MAXWELL,   b. 25 Jul 1788, Chester Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1884, Weston, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Mother Sarah HAYMOND,   b. 15 Dec 1796, Braxton Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1853, Weston, Lewis Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1823 
    Family ID F13456  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Emeline SHANNON,   b. 5 Feb 1841, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1873, Franklin Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1855  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Virginia MAXWELL,   b. CA 1857, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. E. MAXWELL,   b. CA 1859
    Family ID F16410  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. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).

    2. [S293] History of Ritchie County, by Minnie Kendall Lowther, Minnie Kendall Lowther, (1911, reprinted 1999, McClain Printing Co, Parsons WV, http://McClainPrinting.com), p. 602.

    3. [S2712] U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885, (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration (NARA)).

    4. [S5] Headstone.

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