Jonathan B. Maxson

Brief Life History of Jonathan B.

When Jonathan B. Maxson was born on 11 November 1810, in Clark, Ohio, United States, his father, Jesse Maxson, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Mary Sutton, was 31. He married Christiana Davis in 1829. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Madison Township, Jay, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Ridgeway, Woodson, Kansas, United States in 1870. He died on 1 July 1879, in Deerfield, Ward Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Pittsburg, Tippecanoe Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States.

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Jonathan B. Maxson
Christiana Davis
Marriage: 1829
Matthew Maxson
Ann Maxon
Olive Maxson
Sarah Willemine Maxson
Angeline Maxson
Jacob D Maxon
Emily Maxson
Jessee Maxson
Clarinda Maxson
James Smith Maxson

Sources (17)

  • Jonathan Maxon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jonathan B. Maxson - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: JONATHAN MAXSON
  • Jonathan Maxson, „Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013“

World Events (8)


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


Historical Boundaries 1820: Randolph, Indiana, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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

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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