Samuel Maxwell

about 1780–
Jackson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Samuel

Samuel Maxwell was born about 1780, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Mary Maxwell.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Maxwell
1780–
Mary Maxwell
Bluford Maxwell
1803–1871
George Washington Maxwell
1805–1876
Rhoda Maxwell
1811–1880
Mary Matilda Maxwell
1823–1901

Spouse and Children

    Male1780–Male

    Mary Maxwell

    FemaleFemale

children

(4)

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 16

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1812

Age 32

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place near Melrose in Roxburghshire. The place name is first recorded in 1144 in the form Mackeswell ‘Mack's spring or stream (Old English well(a))’.2 Irish: this surname is common in Ulster, where it has sometimes been adopted as an alternative to Miskell .3 Jewish: arbitrary adoption of the Scottish name, or Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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