Ales Luther MAXWELL

20 January 1866–21 June 1913 (Age 47)
Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ales Luther

When Ales Luther MAXWELL was born on 20 January 1866, in Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States, his father, Caswell Finley Maxwell, was 30 and his mother, Mary Myers, was 29. He married Jessie May Hornaker on 17 November 1894, in Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 21 June 1913, in Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ales Luther MAXWELL
Jessie May Hornaker
Marriage: 17 November 1894
Claude Edward Maxwell
Ruth Mae Maxwell
Lil Maxwell
Viola Bell Maxwell
William Jenning Bryan Maxwell
Mary Lou Ethel Maxwell

Spouse and Children

17 November 1894
Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    Silas Grantham Maxwell


    John Milton Maxwell


    Amanda Maxwell



    Martha A Maxwell


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 15

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.

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)

  • Alex L Maxwell in household of Laswell Maxwell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Aless L Maxwell in household of Caswell F Maxwell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Luther Maxwell, "United States Census, 1910"

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