Jessie Lavina Rands

13 March 1862–28 February 1945 (Age 82)
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

The Life Summary of Jessie Lavina

When Jessie Lavina Rands was born on 13 March 1862, in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, her father, Joseph William Rands, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Anderson, was 32. She married James Jamison Maxwell on 25 December 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 40 years. She died on 28 February 1945, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Jamison Maxwell
Jessie Lavina Rands
Marriage: 25 December 1879
James Gavin Maxwell
Joseph Rands Maxwell
William Edward Maxwell
Jessie Ruth Maxwell
Martha Elizabeth Maxwell
Sarah Lillian Maxwell
Hyrum James Maxwell
Margaret Lavina Maxwell
John McMillan Maxwell
Mary Ellen Maxwell
Charles Henry Maxwell
Samuel Maxwell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 5
    Diamonds discovered in Orange Free State and Kimberley.
    Age 24
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English and German: patronymic from Rand 1. Compare Rance .

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

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    Biography of Jessie Lavina Rands

    Biography of Jessie Lavina Rands by Jessie R. Bean Jessie Lavina Rands, the sixth child in a family of nine belonging to Joseph and Sarah Anderson Rands, was born in Capetown, South Africa on the …

    Sources (51)

    • Jessie Rend in entry for Maxwell, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Jessie L Maxwell in household of Sarah Rands, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Jessie L Rands in entry for Joseph R Maxwell and Maude G Bardon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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