John L Mayden

1833–8 December 1865 (Age 32)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of John L

When John L Mayden was born in 1833, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William Lawrence Mayden, was 26 and his mother, Phoebe Huff, was 22. He married Eliza Jane Simpson on 17 August 1855, in Edgar, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Bono, Bono Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 8 December 1865, at the age of 32, and was buried in Mitchell, Lawrence, Indiana, United States.

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John L Mayden
Eliza Jane Simpson
Marriage: 17 August 1855
Ella Nancy Mayden

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17 August 1855
Edgar, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 2

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Maiden .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Maiden in household of Lawrence Maiden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John L. Mayden in entry for August J. Petit and Ella F. Mayden Jackson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • John L. Mayden, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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