Doddridge County Roots

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Boyd Curtis MAXWELL

Male 1871 - 1958  (86 years)


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  • Name Boyd Curtis MAXWELL 
    Residence 1929-58  Greenwood, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 19 Mar 1871  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Birth record shows birthdate as Mar 19 1871. But headstone reads 1872, and obituary also states Mar 19 1872, with age being 85 at time of death on Feb 14 1958. 1900 Census also reports his birth date as Mar 1872, and age 27 given at time of Sep 1899 marriage would also put his birth in 1872..
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880, 1900  Southwest District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Central District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer, oil field worker  [3
    Died 14 Feb 1958  Greenwood, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    Buried South Fork Baptist Church Cemetery, Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Person ID I997  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2010 

    Father Charles MAXWELL,   b. 24 May 1832, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1923, Bladen Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Penelope CHAPMAN,   b. Jan 1852, Barbour Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1930, Bladen Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1870  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Love HAUGHT,   b. 1 Jan 1878, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1964, Pennsboro, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1899  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • Local news item, "Doddridge County Republican," Thursday, Jan 18 1917, in its entirety:
      "Boyd Maxwell has sold his property in the Duckworth Addition to Harry Prim of Cabin Run. Mr. Prim will move here the first of March, he having accepted a position with the Star Furniture Co"

      The home of Boyd & Love Maxwell burned down on March 5, 1946. They lost everything.
      [From the Diary of Nancy Clark Dotson 1904-1946, p. 614, http://www.westunion-wv.com/greenwood.htm] [3, 8]
    Children 
     1. (Infant son) MAXWELL,   b. 12 Aug 1902, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1902, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Charles L. MAXWELL,   b. 24 Sep 1906,   d. 9 May 1919  (Age 12 years)
     3. (Infant son) MAXWELL,   b. 24 Sep 1906,   d. 24 Sep 1906  (Age 0 years)
     4. Mabel I. MAXWELL,   b. 12 Aug 1908, Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1909, Southwest District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +5. Mary Grace MAXWELL,   b. 31 Aug 1914, Summers, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1992  (Age 77 years)
    Family ID F321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1929-58 - Greenwood, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 1958 - Greenwood, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - South Fork Baptist Church Cemetery, Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    997_MAXWELL_BoydCurtis_LoveHaught_SouthForkBaptChrchCem_Oxford_DoddridgeCoWV.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Obituary.

    2. [S1553] Doddridge County Birth Records, West Union, WV, BR Bk 1, p. 50.

    3. [S212] John M. DeBrular, Washington, WV .

    4. [S5] Headstone.

    5. [S692] Obituary of wife.

    6. [S1773] Doddridge County WV Deaths 1853-1969, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101).

    7. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).
      Identified as B. C. Maxwell, 27, of Doddridge Co; and Love Haught, 21, of Doddridge Co. Married Sep 13 1899.

    8. [S110] Obituary of husband.