John Lambert Maxwell

27 October 1837–28 July 1905 (Age 67)
Langthorpe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Lambert

When John Lambert Maxwell was born on 27 October 1837, in Langthorpe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Maxwell, was 39 and his mother, Jane Lambert, was 35. He married Jane Hird on 6 March 1860, in Keighley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1860 and lived in Kirby on the Moor, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Newby with Mulwith, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 28 July 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lambert Maxwell
1837–1905
Jane Hird
1832–1916
Marriage: 6 March 1860
Sam Hird
1852–1931
Mary Ellen Hird Maxwell
1861–1938
John Stephen Maxwell
1863–1946
Jane Elizabeth Maxwell
1865–1943
Sarah Ann Maxwell
1867–1947
James Hird Maxwell
1868–1936
Margaret Hird Maxwell
1870–1961
Thomas Hird Maxwell
1872–1960
Alice Marie Maxwell
1874–1945
Camelia Hird Maxwell
1877–1878
William Hird Maxwell
1879–1945

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1860Keighley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 17
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 22
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Miskell

    Story Highlight

    Maxwell, John Stephen - A biography

    This is a compilation from sketches written by members of his family on the 100th anniversary of his birth. John Stephen Maxwell was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on February 11, 1863. He was the …

    Sources (56)

    • John L Maxwell, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • John R Maxwell in entry for Alice Maria Jacobsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John Maxwell in household of John Maxwell, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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