Lauren James Maxson

16 November 1886–7 September 1949 (Age 62)
Saint Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lauren James

When Lauren James Maxson was born on 16 November 1886, in Saint Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States, his father, William Eugene Maxon, was 23 and his mother, Emma Martha Nierenberg, was 21. He married Julia Helen Wendelschafer on 31 March 1908, in St. Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in St. Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States for about 45 years. He died on 7 September 1949, in Fillmore, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lauren James Maxson
Julia Helen Wendelschafer
Marriage: 31 March 1908
George Lauren Maxson
Russel Carl Maxson
Lawrence William Maxson
Raymond Arthur Maxson

Spouse and Children

31 March 1908
St. Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Eugene Maxon


    Emma Martha Nierenberg




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 7

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 17

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Patronymic from the personal name Maximilian ( see Max ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Laurin Maxson in household of Maxson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles J Maxson in household of William E Maxson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lauran Maxan, "United States Census, 1940"

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