Notes and References

1. James Maxwell,m member of the Fifth Class of the inhabitants of Tyrone Township, classified under an Act of Assembly passed in 1780, entitled "An Act to compleat the Quota of the Foederal Army;" each class was 'required to provide, in fifteen Dayus from this Date [January 30. 1781], one able-bodied Recruit for the Continental Army, to serve during the War," under penalty of a fine of L15.0.0 specie: this class proved delinquent. [ Class Lists; Young, op.cit., 184, 186] [The Hisorical Society of York County, Maxwell Report]
2. She was mentioned as Mary Maxwell, wife ot James Maxwell, in the will of her mother-in-law in August 1794.
3. Henry James Young, Director, Volume XXIII, pp. 222-236: Evidences of the Maxwell Families of York and Adams Counties before the year 1850, Genealogical Reports for The Historical Society of York County, (The Historical Society of York County), pge 236 (hereafter cited as York Co Historical Society, Maxwell Report).
4. She was mentioned as Eme Maxwell wife of Robert in her mother-in-law's will dated August 1794.
5. The will of John Dodds of Tyrone Twp. was written 21 Apr 1800 and probated 26 Oct 1801. He mentions wife Mary and eight children, including daughter Isabella Maxfield (sic). [record located by Wilmer Maxwell, Carlisle, PA]
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7. Houston, Blaine & Mellette, Maxwell History and Genealogy (c1916), (hereafter cited as Houston et al, Maxwell Hist & Geneal); and Fay Maxwell, Maxwell Hisotry & Genealogy including the Maxwell Families of Ohio pp. 21-23. She apparently got this information from Maxwell History and Genealogy by Houston, Blaine & Mellette 1916, pp. 485 etc. (hereafter cited as Fay Maxwell, Maxwell Genealogy).
8. Fay Maxwell, Maxwell Genealogy, page 21.
9. Houston et al, Maxwell Hist & Geneal, p. 485.
10. York Co Historical Society, Maxwell Report, page 225.
11. J. H. Beers & Co., Commemorative & Biographical Record of the Counties of Harrison & Carroll, Ohio (1891), page 421 gives all sixteen children and birth, marriage and death dates. (hereafter cited as Beers, Harrison and Carroll Cos, Ohio).
12. Ibid., page 421 "~Allen Maxwell"~.
13. York Co Historical Society, Maxwell Report, page 236.
14. Beers, Harrison and Carroll Cos, Ohio, page 715, "~L.N. Carman"~.
15. Wm. W. Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, voluime IV. pp 323 (Plainfield), 467 (Plymouth-Smithfield), 516 (Flushing). (hereafter cited as Hinshaw, Quaker Encyclopedia Vol IV).
16. Ibid., page 516.
17. Ibid., page 516.
18. Ibid., page 516.
19. A James Maxwell was taxed on 57 acres in 3 - 9 - 17 NW (Wayne Twp, Jefferson Co, Ohio) in 1812. This land was adjacent to that of Robert Maxwell (Sr.)
20. Jefferson County, Ohio, Marriage Records (Typescript at State Library of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio), (hereafter cited as Jefferson Co, Oh, Marriage Records).
21. Hinshaw, Quaker Encyclopedia Vol IV, page 474 (Plymouth-Smithfield MM).
22. Joseph B. Doyle, Twenthieth Century History of Steubenville and Jefferson County, Ohio (1910), p.1095 (hereafter cited as Doyle, H/O Steubenville & Jeff. Co); and Hinshaw, Quaker Encyclopedia Vol IV, p. 474 Plymouth-Smithfield MM.
23. Hinshaw, Quaker Encyclopedia Vol IV, page 474.
24. Ibid., page 1060 (Deerfield MM).
25. Children's names and birth dates from Dave Wright on Gen Forum 1998 (
26. In his will dated 9 Aug 1828, Jacob Jones of Wyne Twp, Jefferson Co, Ohio, named wife Elizabeth, daughters Elizabeth, Miranda, Harriett, Temperance Perigoy, Rachel Maxwell, Naomi Naylor and sons Joshua, Thomas , John, William, Elisha, and Stephen. (will book 2, #242)
27. Houston et al, Maxwell Hist & Geneal, p. 485.
28. Beers, Harrison and Carroll Cos, Ohio, p. 421.
29. Fay Maxwell, Maxwell History & Genealogy including the Maxwell Families of Ohio page 48 (hereafter cited as Maxwell, Fay, Maxwell History).
30. Ibid.
31. Savinah Maxwell, Record of Deaths, Probate Court Guernsey County, Ohio, 18, (hereafter cited as Guernsey Co, Ohio, Death Records).
32. Ibid.
33. T.F. Williams, The Householder Guide and Instructor (with History of Guernsey County, Ohio) (1882), typed transcript, pp 67-68 (hereafter cited as T.F. Williams, Householder Guide).
34. Emma Jean Wood Pamela Riccardi. 12 Nov 1983 (hereafter cited as Wood, Emma Jean, letter). Information came from Lydia & Louella Adamson, 10000 Wornell, apt 4205, Kansas City, Mo 64114, March 1983
35. Ibid.
36. Ibid. obituary in DeKalb County herald: Nathan Maxwell was born in Gunsy (sic) County, Ohio, February 19, 1846 and departed this life March 14, 1922 age 76 year, 1 month and 2 days. He was the son of Robert and Savina Maxwell. He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Brubecker December 9, 1875, and to this union two daughters were born, Mrs. C. O. Davis of Irena, Mo., and Mrs. Chas. Miller of Grant City. He also leaves one brother and one sister. Besides these he leaves 14 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. The funeral services were held at the Honey Grove U.B. church Wednesday afternoon by Frank R. Gillihan, pastor or the Disciples church of Grant City. A large audience was present in evidence of their sympathy and esteem of this pioneer citizen. The burial was in the Honey Grove cemetery.
37. First spouse name from kathryn Cox (
38. Jefferson Co, Oh, Marriage Records.
39. Ibid.
40. Jefferson County Historical Association., Jefferson County, Ohio, Cemeteries (Commercial Press, Steubenville, 15 Jan 1975), page 171 (hereafter cited as Jefferson Co Hist Assn, Jefferson Co Ohio Cemeteries).
41. Hinshaw, Quaker Encyclopedia Vol IV, page 474.
42. Doyle, H/O Steubenville & Jeff. Co, page 1095.
43. Ibid., p. 1095.
44. Hinshaw, Quaker Encyclopedia Vol IV, page 474.

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