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Compilation of Central Illinois Maxwells
Posted by: Larry Felker Date: August 26, 2000 at 22:52:08
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With the help of a number of people, this summary of some Maxwells answers a lot of questions. If you spot any errors, let me know.

I am searching for more info on Martin and his daughter Maud.

William Maxwell Sr.
Fought in Rev. war. From Scotland via Ireland? Implied existence since Jr. exists.
Possibly m. Elizabeth McCutcheon in 1760
A. Richard (hearsay existence)
B. William Maxwell Jr. b. Jan 1778 Virginia or PA d. Est. 1806-1869
m.17 Feb 1797 Clarke Co. KY m. Ann Judy b. 8 Sept 1780
Lived in Bourbon Co. KY (They divorced. Ann married 2) Jacob Ellis July 25, 1836. Some doubt about which children were William's. One source has Ann d. 1828. Could be some duplicate name confusion. William father of at least 5 children born in Fulton Co.
Issue: 13 children in one report. 10 boys and 1 girl confirmed:
1. Martin -b. December 8, 1797 in Clark co. Kentucky d. Sept 1821
in Shawneetown, Illinois Married Matilda Greenwood on Sept. 17,1819 in Jefferson co. Illinois -documentation on infoseek in 1820 census for Jefferson Co. Ill.
2. Hugh b. Feb 13, 1800 Clark Co. KY d. 1855 Doniphan Co. KS m. 1st
wifeFlora Camron on Dec. 28, 1819 in Fulton co. Illinois
2nd wife Sarah Beadles married on June 10, 1833 lived in Buchanan Co Mo
Child born in Mo. in 1839 must have gone to Missouri before that.
there is also a Jane Maxwell age 20 b. Illinois on the Buchanan Co. census, may have been the child of Flora Camron.
        a. Martha b. 1834
        b. Eliza 1835
        c. Lamira 1839
        d. Vilena b. 1844, married to George Brock on April 16,1863.
        e. Twins Carol (male) and Caroline born 1848.
        Hugh lived in 1819 White Co. IL, 1820 in Jefferson Co. IL, 1825 in Fulton Co. IL Lived in Buchanan Co. MO in 1850.        Justice of Peace in Fulton Co. Info from "Camrons Westward They Came (p106). Large clan.
3. Absolom b. 2 OCT 1802 Clark Co., Kentucky d. 31 MAR 1884 Cuba, Fulton
        Co.,llinois. Married Mary Ann (Polly) Cameron November 23, 1824 in Sangamon County Illinois. Eight children:
(Sorry, message board will not indent these.)
a. William B. (1825- 1863) married Mary Ann Taylor.
b. Martin (1827-1901) married Mary E. Coleman
c. Thomas G. (1832-1850)
d. David (1834-1864) married Mary Sara Bull
e. Martha M. (1837-1877) married John S. Barger
f. Albert Brown (1840-1897) married Hannah Jane Hasty
g. Daniel Kramer Maxwell b. 8 AUG 1842 Cuba, Fulton Co., Illinois
d. 31 OCT 1904 Brule, Harper Co., Oklahoma. married Sarah Ellen Tanner
h. Emily Ann (1848-1890) Married David Edwards

4. Alexander (Farmer. Captain in Black Hawk war. D.W. Barnes company mounted rangers Illinois Mounted Volenteers)        b. 5-30-1805/7 PA or TN d. 4-21-1893 Canton IL m. Mary Ellis b. April 20, 1810 Wilson Co. TN
       (one of the earliest marriages on record in Fulton co.)
       See Fulton County Heritage Book
       Issue: all born in Fulton co. Illinois
              a. Howard J. Maxwell b. before 1827 m. Hattie Crawford
                     1- Ernest R. (Buck) 1888 WWI casualty
                     2- Dorthy? Agnes? Gladys? Elisabeth?
                     3- Jessie I 1878-1937
                     4-       Earl W. Maxwell (Horse breeder-farmer) b. 7-23-1886 Canton IL d. 8-21-1966 m. Lula Richard
                            1) Marie b 9-4-1916
                            2) Rosa Lee b 5-2-1919
                            3) Richard W. b. 4-15-1925
                            4) Earnest R. Maxwell (Coal Miner) b. 8-21-1913 St. David
               IL m. N. Rosalie Lidwell
              b. Melissa b. 1828
              c. Harrison b. 1830
              d. Harvey or Harry G. b. 3-24-1834/5 d. 6-22-1855
              e. Jacob E. b. 11-26-1830/4 m. 6-5-1854 Canton IL d. 6-27-1864 at Marrieta GA Battle of Kenesaw Mt.
              m. Lydia Gray Loper
              d. William b. 1837
              f. James b. 1839
              g. John L. b. 1843
              h. Abner b. 1849
              i. Henry W. b. 1847
              j. Martin W. Maxwell b. 1845 m. unknown
                     Maud b. 2-4-1870 d. 3-1-1936 Table Grove IL
                     Maud married James Perrine See Perrine

5. William b May 4, 1810 Jefferson Co. IL m. Lucy Ann Craig. Had 7 children, only 2 sons lived. Ella, Otto, Ora, Archie        and Robbie died. John William and Carl Martin survived. John married Lucy Manerva Byrd
6. John Judy b. Mar 24, 1812 m. Jan 21, 1835 Martha G. (Patsy) Hilyard in Macomb or Macoupin Co. IL John died April        1, 1840 in Jackson Co. IA in Bellevue War. Martha died in Collin Co. TX
       a. Miriam Elizabeth b.May 4, 1840 IL d. Feb 12, 1881 m. Landy Ward Fowler
       b. Joseph b. Oct 27, 1837 m. Louise Stinbaugh Oct. 27, 1861
7. Hanson b. Aug 14, 1814 a twin to Harrison
8. Harrison b. Aug 14, 1814 Jefferson Co. IL d. Sept 9, 1935 m. April 1836 in Fulton Co. IL Nancy Ellis b. May 25, 1818 in Wilson Co. TN d. Oct 1858 Fulton Co. IL
       a. Arbney or Lolney record hard to read b1837,
       b. Armilda b. 1839,
       c. Elizabeth b. 1842,
       d. Harry C. 1845 and
       e. Alexander b. 1848
9. Robert Gordon b. April 22, 1817 Jefferson co. Illinois d. Aptil 16, 1868 in
        Brown county, Kansas. M. Elizabeth Ikerd on Sept 4, 1835 in Polk co.
Eliza b 1838
              Ann b. 1844
              Joseph b. 1845
              Absolum 1846
John b. 1849
              Daniel b. January 3, 1852
              Hugh b. 1858
10. Elizabeth b. April 25,1820 in Fulton Co. IL d 1850 in Mahaska, Iowa married
       Matther L. Smith on Aug. 26, 1837 in Fulton co., Illinois Euphemia died at
       age 9 and Esther Ann b. Oct 1843 in Winchester, Iowa
       died April 27, 1933 Alpine, Okla.married James Henderson Sept 4, 1860
       in Birmingham Van Buren Co, Iowa.
11. Others Richard and Abner maybe.


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