Robert Guyton Maxwell

Brief Life History of Robert Guyton

When Robert Guyton Maxwell was born on 3 December 1913, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, David Sloan Maxwell Jr, was 31 and his mother, Lura Lee Ducworth, was 29. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Frances Elizabeth McDaniel. He lived in Centerville Township, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1940 and Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1950. He died on 3 June 1990, in Orange Park, Clay, Florida, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pawleys Island, Georgetown, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Guyton Maxwell
1913–1990
Frances Elizabeth McDaniel
1917–2006
Dorothy Ann Maxwell
1936–2021
Robert Terrell Maxwell
1942–1973

Sources (11)

  • Robert G Maxwell, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Robert Guyton Maxwell, "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998"
  • Robert Maxwell in entry for Mrs Lura Lee D Maxwell and Mrs Maxwell Anderson, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

World Events (8)

1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

1935 · The FBI is Established

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Kelso, near Melrose in Roxburghshire, the name of a salmon pool on the Tweed near Kelso Bridge. The placename is first recorded in 1144 in the form Mackeswell ‘Mack's spring or stream’ (Old English well(a)).

Irish: adopted for Ó Meisceall, see Miskell . This surname is common in Ulster.

Jewish: arbitrary adoption of the Scottish name, or Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.

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

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