Myra Ann Maxson

26 February 1876–August 1949 (Age 73)
Burwell, Garfield, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Myra Ann

When Myra Ann Maxson was born on 26 February 1876, in Burwell, Garfield, Nebraska, United States, her father, Albert Curtis Maxson, was 41 and her mother, Harriet Ann Warden, was 22. She married Frederick Dawe on 1 May 1892, in Garfield, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Rockford Township, Garfield, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Rockford Election Precinct, Garfield, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died in August 1949, at the age of 73, and was buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, Burwell, Garfield, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Dawe
Myra Ann Maxson
Marriage: 1 May 1892
Ida Dawe
Jessie Dawe
Albert James Dawe
Frederick Dawe
George Ernest Dawe
Edward C Dawe
Edith Fern Dawe
Goldie Dawe

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 5
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
Age 14
The land where this cemetery is located was homesteaded by Thomas McKenzie. He stuck a cottonwood stick in the ground and it grew into one of the trees on the cemetery grounds. The cemetery became known as Cottonwood Cemetery.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 20
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Patronymic from the personal name Maximilian ( see Max ).

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

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Sources (13)

  • Myra A Maxson in household of S C Maxson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Myra A Dawe in household of Frederick Dawe, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myra A Daw in household of Fredrick Daw, "United States Census, 1920"

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