Cyrus Haymond Maxwell

22 March 1863–25 July 1943 (Age 80)
St. George, Tucker, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Cyrus Haymond

When Cyrus Haymond Maxwell was born on 22 March 1863, in St. George, Tucker, West Virginia, United States, his father, Rufus Maxwell, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Jane Bonnifield, was 28. He married Melvina Jane Adams in 1887, in Tucker, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Union Magisterial District, Preston, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Morgan Magisterial District, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 25 July 1943, in Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in East Oak Grove Cemetery, Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Haymond Maxwell
1863–1943
Melvina Jane Adams
1864–1953
Marriage: 1887
Hugh Thurman Maxwell
1889–1890
Ida Ruth Maxwell
1891–1948
Paul Rufus Maxwell
1894–1986
George Ralph Maxwell
1898–1975
Cyrus Haymond Maxwell Jr.
1899–1985
Maxwell
1900–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1887
Tucker, West Virginia, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Rufus Maxwell

    Male1828–1907Male

    Sarah Jane Bonnifield

    Female1834–1897Female

siblings

(13)

    Wilson Bonnifield Maxwell

    Male1854–1926Male

    Anziletta Elizabeth Maxwell

    Female1855–1861Female

    Mary Angelina Maxwell

    Female1857–1924Female

    Dorcas Angelica Maxwell

    Female1859–1942Female

    Female1860–1860Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1886

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Silas H Maxwell in household of Rufas Maxwell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cyrus A Maxwell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cyrus H Maxwell, "United States Census, 1930"

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