George Avery Maxham

28 April 1877–6 December 1954 (Age 77)
Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of George Avery

When George Avery Maxham was born on 28 April 1877, in Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Stephen Denforth Maxham, was 23 and his mother, Etta Louise Hardy, was 22. He married Anna Adell Alexander on 25 December 1900, in Goshen, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States. He died on 6 December 1954, in Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Avery Maxham
1877–1954
Bertha Elfreda Eastman
1879–1939
Marriage: 25 November 1903
Sherman G. Maxham
1905–1976

Spouse and Children

    Male1877–1954Male

    Bertha Elfreda Eastman

    Female1879–1939Female

MARRIAGE
25 November 1903
Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Stephen Denforth Maxham

    Male1853–1912Male

    Etta Louise Hardy

    Female1854–1935Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Maxim , altered by folk etymology to resemble an English habitational name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George A Maron, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Maxham in household of Charles L Lattimer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George A Maxham in household of Sherman G Maxham, "United States Census, 1940"

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