Solomon Maxwell Captain

1776–5 April 1828 (Age 52)
New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of Solomon

Solomon Maxwell Captain was born in 1776, in New Castle, Delaware, United States. He married Marion Montgomery Middleton on 17 July 1819, in New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 5 April 1828, in his hometown, at the age of 52, and was buried in Saint Georges, New Castle, Delaware, United States.

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Solomon Maxwell Captain
Marion Montgomery Middleton
Marriage: 17 July 1819
Dr. Richard Tybout Maxwell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 July 1819New Castle, Delaware, United States
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    Age 0
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1777 · Battle of Cooch's Bridge
    Age 1
    The Battle of Cooch's Bridge took place on September 3, 1777. It was a battle between the Continental Army, American militia and German soldiers fighting with Britain. On the US side, twenty were killed and twenty were wounded. For Britain, three to thirty were killed and twenty to thirty were wounded. The battle was a British victory when they pushed the Americans back across the bridge.
    Age 15
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    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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    Sources (13)

    • Delaware, U.S., Marriage Records, 1744-1912
    • Delaware, U.S., Death Records, 1861-1933
    • Solomon Maxwell, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"

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