Charles Frank Maxfield

1861–Male
Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States

The Life of Charles Frank

When Charles Frank Maxfield was born in 1861, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, his father, George W. Maxfield, was 47 and his mother, Melvina Elvira Banks, was 37.

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Family Time Line

George W. Maxfield
1814–1872
Melvina Elvira Banks
1824–1900
Robert Banks Maxfield
1842–1909
Margaret Jane Maxfield
1842–1899
Samuel P. Maxfield
1850–
Louisa Maxfield
1852–
Gershom B Maxfield
1845–1915
George Washington Maxfield
1848–1892
John William Maxfield
1853–1915
Clarisa Maxfield
1858–
Richmond Gelispy Maxfield
1859–
Charles Frank Maxfield
1861–
Mary Malvina Maxfield
1864–
Anna O. Maxfield
1866–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1814–1872Male

    Melvina Elvira Banks

    Female1824–1900Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 8

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 35

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name from Maxfield in Sussex, or Maxfield Plain in North Yorkshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Chas Maxfield in household of J Maxfield, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Frank Maxfield, "California Great Registers, 1866-1910"
  • Charles Frank Maxfield, "California Great Registers, 1866-1910"

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