Martha Maxey

10 May 1698–1 August 1762 (Age 64)
Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Martha

When Martha Maxey was born on 10 May 1698, in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, David Maxey, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Lummas, was 33. She married John Maxwell on 17 November 1736, in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 1 August 1762, in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

John Maxwell
1694–
Martha Maxey
1698–1762
Marriage: 17 November 1736

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 November 1736
Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire, so named from the genitive case of the northern English personal name Mack + Old English ēg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’.2 Irish: variant of Mackesy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Macasa ‘descendant of Macus’, a personal name which is probably a form of Magnus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Maxwell in entry for John Maxwell, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Martha Maxwell, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Martha Maxwell in entry for John Maxwell, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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