Amanda Maxwell

2 August 1805–15 August 1884 (Age 79)
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Amanda

When Amanda Maxwell was born on 2 August 1805, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, her father, Richard Maxwell, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Mccutchin, was 25. She married Stephen P. Carrithers on 13 July 1823, in Sullivan, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Marshall, Clark, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 15 August 1884, in Richland Township, Marshall, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Salem Cemetery, Roberts Township, Marshall, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen P. Carrithers
1798–1857
Amanda Maxwell
1805–1884
Marriage: 13 July 1823
Nancy Jane Carrithers
1824–1898
William Beard Carrithers
1826–1906
Adam T Carrithers
1828–1905
Richard Maxwell Carrithers
1830–1909
Anna Elizabeth Carrithers
1832–1875
John Alexander Carrithers
1835–1853
Mary Althena Carrithers
1839–1912
Eliza Jane Carrithers
1841–1853
James G Carrithers
1844–1920
Sarah Evangeline Carrithers
1847–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 July 1823
Sullivan, Indiana, United States
children

(10)

    Nancy Jane Carrithers

    Female1824–1898Female

    William Beard Carrithers

    Male1826–1906Male

    Adam T Carrithers

    Male1828–1905Male

    Richard Maxwell Carrithers

    Male1830–1909Male

    Anna Elizabeth Carrithers

    Female1832–1875Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 7

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1818

Age 13

Illinois is the 21st state.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 25

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda Caurthers in household of Richd Caurthers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda Carrithers in household of R M Carrithers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Amand Caruthers in household of Stephen Caruthers, "United States Census, 1850"

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