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
1852–1941
Jessie Lavina Rands
1862–1945
Marriage: 25 December 1879
James Gavin Maxwell
1880–1881
Joseph Rands Maxwell
1881–1932
William Edward Maxwell
1883–1947
Jessie Ruth Maxwell
1884–1970
Martha Elizabeth Maxwell
1886–1966
Sarah Lillian Maxwell
1887–1946
Hyrum James Maxwell
1889–1964
Margaret Lavina Maxwell
1890–1941
John McMillan Maxwell
1892–1964
Mary Ellen Maxwell
1894–1894
Charles Henry Maxwell
1896–1918
Samuel Maxwell
1898–1898

Spouse and Children

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

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867
    Age 5
    Diamonds discovered in Orange Free State and Kimberley.
    1886
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Rand

    Story Highlight

    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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