Amanda Maxwell

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

The Life Summary of Amanda

When Amanda Maxwell was born on 2 August 1805, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, her father, Richard Maxwell, was 28 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
1848–1933

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 July 1823Sullivan, Indiana, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +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.
    1832 · Black Hawk War
    Age 27
    "The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."

    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

    Sources (8)

    • Amanda Maxwell in entry for Sarah Fisher, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Amanda Caurthers in household of Richd Caurthers, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Amanda Carrithers in household of R M Carrithers, "United States Census, 1880"

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