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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John Lambert Maxwell
Jane Hird
Marriage: 6 March 1860
Sam Hird
Mary Ellen Hird Maxwell
John Stephen Maxwell
Jane Elizabeth Maxwell
Sarah Ann Maxwell
James Hird Maxwell
Margaret Hird Maxwell
Thomas Hird Maxwell
Alice Marie Maxwell
Camelia Hird Maxwell
William Hird Maxwell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1860Keighley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    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.

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    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 (57)

    • 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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