John L Maxey

6 June 1872–17 February 1935 (Age 62)
Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of John L

When John L Maxey was born on 6 June 1872, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Barney Maxey, was 36 and his mother, Angeline Ham, was 20. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Laura Fannie Chestnut. He lived in Webster, Louisiana, United States in 1920 and Police Jury Ward 5, Webster, Louisiana, United States in 1930. He died on 17 February 1935, at the age of 62.

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John L Maxey
Laura Fannie Chestnut
Roy Maxey
Elmer Maxey
Ruby Maxey

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 3
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
Age 3
During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 18
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire, so named from the Old English personal name Maccus + Old English ēg ‘island’.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Macasa ‘descendant of Macus’, a personal name of uncertain origin. It may be a variant of Magnus .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (5)

  • John Maxey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John L Maxey, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • J L Maxey, "United States Census, 1920"

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