John Jackson Maxey

Brief Life History of John Jackson

When John Jackson Maxey was born on 7 May 1815, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, his father, Edward Maxey Sr., was 32 and his mother, Judith "Juda" White, was 24. He married Mary Polly Bellar on 10 August 1835. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Hadley, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 12 March 1904, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Guy, Warren, Kentucky, United States.

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John Jackson Maxey
Elizabeth Chastain Hudnall
Marriage: 23 March 1844
Prudence Ann Maxey
Ann Heritage Maxey
Milburn Adalbert Maxey Sr
Althea Matilda Maxey
Chambers Irvin Maxey
Julia Ann E. Maxey
Rev Warren W Maxey
Hester Columbia Maxey
Willia W. Maxey
Mary Elizabeth Maxey

Sources (24)

  • Jno Maxey, "United States Census, 1840"
  • John Maxey, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • John Jackson Maxey, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire, so named from the Old English personal name Maccus + Old English ēg ‘island’.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Macasa ‘descendant of Macus’, a personal name of uncertain origin. It may be a variant of Magnus .

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

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