Maxwell Wilson Deaver

29 June 1837–17 March 1920 (Age 82)
Haywood, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Maxwell Wilson

When Maxwell Wilson Deaver was born on 29 June 1837, in Haywood, North Carolina, United States, his father, Elijah Deaver, was 39 and his mother, Matilda Wilson, was 38. He married Kathryn Drew Morris on 23 March 1873, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Red River, Texas, United States for about 30 years and Clarksville, Red River, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 17 March 1920, in Red River, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Clarksville Cemetery, Clarksville, Red River, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maxwell Wilson Deaver
1837–1920
Kathryn Drew Morris
1854–1927
Marriage: 23 March 1873
James Mark Deaver
1874–1943
Thomas M. Deaver
1875–1882
Susie Lane Deaver
1878–1967
Helen Eugenia Deaver
1880–1965
Eddie M. Deaver
1883–1886
Ethel Dora Deaver
1886–1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 March 1873
Texas, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Elijah Deaver

    Male1798–1876Male

    Matilda Wilson

    Female1798–1860Female

siblings

(3)

    Calvin Alexander Deaver

    Male1827–1897Male

    Jane E. Deaver

    Female1832–Female

    Male1837–1920Male

World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 7

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 24

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Dever .2 Perhaps a respelling of German Düwer, Düver, from Middle Low German düver ‘male pigeon’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird or a metonymic occupational name for a dove keeper.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maxwell W Deaver, "United States Census, 1920"
  • M W Deaver, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maxwell W Deaver in household of E Deaver, "United States Census, 1860"

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