Richard Maxwell

about 1824–
Sullivan, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Richard

When Richard Maxwell was born about 1824, in Sullivan, Indiana, United States, his father, Richard Maxwell, was 48 and his mother, Mary Ann Mccutchin, was 44.

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Family Time Line

Richard Maxwell
1776–1845
Mary Ann Mccutchin
1780–1846
William Maxwell
1801–1889
Richard Maxwell
about 1824–
John Maxwell
1803–1882
Amanda Maxwell
1805–1884
Levi P. Maxwell
1809–1897
Elizabeth Jane Maxwell
1815–1899
Samuel Maxwell
1819–1874
James W Maxwell
1821–1900

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 1
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis
Age 1
The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 6
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Kelso, near Melrose in Roxburghshire, the name of a salmon pool on the Tweed near Kelso Bridge. The placename is first recorded in 1144 in the form Mackeswell ‘Mack's spring or stream’ (Old English well(a)).Irish: adopted for Ó Meisceall, see Miskell . This surname is common in Ulster.Jewish: arbitrary adoption of the Scottish name, or Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.

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

Possible Related Names

Miskell

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