John Maxwell

28 November 1634–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Maxwell was christened on 28 November 1634, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Maxwell 12th of Calderwood, was 20 and his mother, Jonet Moresoun, was 9.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Maxwell 12th of Calderwood
1614–1677
Jonet Moresoun
1625–
John Maxwell
1634–
William Maxwell
1636–
Elspet Maxwell
1641–
John Maxwell
1642–1722
John Maxwell
1644–
John Maxwell
1646–
Johne Maxwell
1646–
Lady Jean Maxwell
1646–
Alexander Maxwell
1647–
Alexr. Maxwell
1647–
Janet Maxwell
1649–
Johne or John or Jhone Maxwell
1650–
John Maxwell
1654–

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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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