James R Maxwell

1919–1993 (Age 73)
Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James R

James R Maxwell was born on 28 December 1919. He married Calista Eugenia Allen on 27 July 1943, in Bladen, North Carolina, United States. He died on 14 March 1993, in Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73.

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James R Maxwell
1919–1993
Calista Eugenia Allen
1918–2005
Marriage: 27 July 1943

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 July 1943
Bladen, North Carolina, United States

World Events (3)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 1

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place near Melrose in Roxburghshire. The place name is first recorded in 1144 in the form Mackeswell ‘Mack's spring or stream (Old English well(a))’.2 Irish: this surname is common in Ulster, where it has sometimes been adopted as an alternative to Miskell .3 Jewish: arbitrary adoption of the Scottish name, or Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • James R Maxwell, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • James R Maxwell, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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