Mary A. Maxwell

December 1849–
Alabama, United States

The Life of Mary A.

Mary A. Maxwell was born in December 1849, in Alabama, United States. She married Joseph W Patterson in 1866, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 8, Lewis, Tennessee, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Joseph W Patterson
1848–
Mary A. Maxwell
1849–
Marriage: 1866
Dorsey Patterson
1868–
James T. Patterson
1873–1919

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1866
Alabama, United States
children

(2)

World Events (8)

1851

Age 2

Alabama State Capitol Building was completed in 1851. Additions to the building were made several times. The Capitol was restored in 1992.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mary A Patterson in household of Joseph W Patterson, "United States Census, 1900"

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