Myra Ann Maxson

Female26 February 1876–August 1949

Brief Life History 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 Eva Dawe

Sources (16)

  • Myra A Maxson in household of S C Maxson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Myra Ann Maxson - birth:
  • Myra Ann Maxson Dawe, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 May 1892Garfield, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1877: Wheeler, Nebraska, United States

    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.

    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

    English: variant of Maxim .

    History: This surname is recorded as early as 1666 in Westerly, RI, with the birth of a John Maxson.

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

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