Reuben Edward Maynard

9 July 1815–19 March 1893 (Age 77)
Hampton, Washington, New York, United States

The Life of Reuben Edward

When Reuben Edward Maynard was born on 9 July 1815, in Hampton, Washington, New York, United States, his father, Rufus Maynard, was 25 and his mother, Chloe Wheat, was 19. He married Mehitable Henris on 19 October 1836, in Hampton, Washington, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. He lived in Linn, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States in 1860 and Saratoga, Winona, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 March 1893, in Winona, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Saint Charles, Winona, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Edward Maynard
1815–1893
Mehitable Henris
1816–
Marriage: 19 October 1836
Marcia Lorena Maynard
1837–1885
Sarah Lestina Maynard
1840–1887
Amanda Selina Maynard
1843–1917
Reuben Maynard
1846–1934
Celeste A. Maynard
1848–1879
Mary Ella Maynard
1852–
Harriet Hattie Maynard
1856–1923
Hattie Maynard
1856–
Caroline Maria Maynard
1859–1860

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 October 1836
Hampton, Washington, New York, United States
children

(9)

    Marcia Lorena Maynard

    Female1837–1885Female

    Sarah Lestina Maynard

    Female1840–1887Female

    Amanda Selina Maynard

    Female1843–1917Female

    Reuben Maynard

    Male1846–1934Male

    Celeste A. Maynard

    Female1848–1879Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 12

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Continental Germanic personal name Mainard, composed of the elements magin ‘strength’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • R E Maynard in household of Rufus Maynard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Reuben E Maynard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rueben Magnard, "United States Census, 1880"

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