Inez Elizabeth Maxey

2 May 1862–1940 (Age 77)
Jefferson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Inez Elizabeth

When Inez Elizabeth Maxey was born on 2 May 1862, in Jefferson, Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas Gray Davis Maxey, was 22 and her mother, Eliza Jane Smith, was 20. She married William Hamm in 1881, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Osage Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1940, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

William Hamm
Inez Elizabeth Maxey
Marriage: 1881
Carl M Hamm

Spouse and Children

Illinois, United States


    Carl M Hamm


Parents and Siblings




    Ernest E. Maxey


    Rufus Maxey


    Alma Maxey


    Benjamin T. Maxey


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 9

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 23

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

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 (1)

  • Inez E Hamm in household of William Hamm, "United States Census, 1900"

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