William R. MAXWELL

Male 1838 - 1901  (63 years)


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  • Name William R. MAXWELL 
    Born 16 Jun 1838  Glasgow, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Fireworks Carter Row, Fireworks, Govan, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  177 Uries Row, Govan, Glasgow, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Emigration 1864  Glasgow to Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Hickory Twp, Mercery Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Drawer in Coal mine in 1851/Miner 
    Buried Oct 1901  Presbyterian Cem, Jackson Ctr., Mercer Co. Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 65y 
    • Presbyterian Cemetery is located on the south side of Route 62, 1 and 8/10 miles east of Interstate 79. It is in good condition. Copied August 23 and Sept 6, 1979 by Sally Dufford and Loretta DeSantis.

      Entries are arranged by row, with Maxwells on page 115 in Row 5, between Donaldsons and Lytles, as follows:

      7. William R. MAXWELL 1836-1901
      Elizabeth wife of William R. MAXWELL 1840-1899
      Robert R. son of Wm. R. & E. MAXWELL 1879-1881 (fs [footstones] RRM, Mother, Father)
    Died 11 Oct 1901  Jackson Ctr., Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary from Mercer Despatch newspaper from 18 Oct. 1901 - It reads:
      Mr. William R. Maxwell died at his home in Jackson on Friday, Oct. 11, 1901, in his 64th year. mr. maxwell was born in Glasgow, Scotland, June 16, 1838 and settled in Sharon, where his family joined him in 1870. After three years there he removed to Bethel, ine years later to Wampum and after one year there to Jackson township where he has since resided. he joined the church at the age of 23 years and has been a consisten member all these years. He was a great admirer of his adlpted home, was an active Republican and a citizen of very high repute. He was a member of the Jackson Center lodge I.O.O.F. for15 years and most highly esteemed by his brethern. Mrs. Maxwell died March 15, 1898, after bearing him 15 children, eight sons and seven daughters, eleven of whom surive the parents, and all but one of the survivors were in attendance at the father's funeral. He has 36 grandchildren, 31 now living. The funeral, one of the largest held there for some time, occurred on Sunday at 2.30 pm in the Cumberland Presbyterian church, services being conducted by his paster, Rev. H.C.Cockrum. The internment was under the direction of the Odd Fellows, about 40 of his own lodge and 35 from Stoneboro and Sandy Lake joining to do honour to their deceased brother.
    Person ID I3230  Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2012 

    Father Archibald MAXWELL,   b. 2 Aug 1787, Greenock New or Middle, Renfrewshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1848, Gorbals, Govan, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Christian RAE,   b. 11 Dec 1795, Gorbals, Govan, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1873, Hutchestontown, Govan, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1813  Gorbals, Govan, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Certificate as per Scotlands People. Archibald states he was in the Stirlingshire militia when he was married.
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Gorbals, Govan, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F173  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth JACK,   b. 27 Jan 1840, Gorbals, Govan, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1899, Jackson Ctr., Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1858  Uries Row, Cathcart Road, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Uries Row, Cathcart Road, Glasgow 
    • Mar. cert from Scotlands People shows that on 16 July 1858 at Uries Row, Cathcart, Glasgow, Wm. Maxwell, age 20 of Uries Row, Glasgow, a Miner [journeyman] married Eliz. Jack age 18, a Weaver living at Uries Row, Glasgow
      Parents of Eliz.Jack were George Jack, Miner [deceased] and Mary Jack [nee Smith- deceased]
      Parents of Wm. Maxwell were Archibald Maxwell, Miner [deceased] and Christina Maxwell [nee Rae]
      Witnesses were David Reid and James Smith
    Census 1881  Wampum, Lawrence, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 12 children 
    Last Modified 21 May 2013 
    Family ID F1160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jun 1838 - Glasgow, Lanarkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Hickory Twp, Mercery Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Age: 65y - Oct 1901 - Presbyterian Cem, Jackson Ctr., Mercer Co. Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Oct 1901 - Jackson Ctr., Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George Maxwell
1861-1918
    George Maxwell 1861-1918
    Son of Wm. R. Maxwell & Elizabeth Jack.
    Husband of Christina Eve Howieson.


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