John L Maxey

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

The Life 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 married Fannie Chestnut on 21 November 1910, in Webster, Louisiana, United States. He lived in Webster, Louisiana, United States in 1880 and Police Jury Ward 5, Webster, Louisiana, United States in 1900. He died on 17 February 1935, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

John L Maxey
1872–1935
Fannie Chestnut
1895–1967
Marriage: 21 November 1910

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 November 1910
Webster, Louisiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Barney Maxey

    Male1836–1910Male

    Female1851–1908Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

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

1 English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire, so named from the genitive case of the northern English personal name Mack + Old English ēg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’.2 Irish: variant of Mackesy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Macasa ‘descendant of Macus’, a personal name which is probably a form of Magnus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Maxcey in household of Barney Maxcey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John L Maxey in household of Barney Maxey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John L Maxey, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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