Elizabeth Maxwell

1 August 1787–30 March 1875 (Age 87)
Cavan, County Cavan, Ireland

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Maxwell was born on 1 August 1787, in Cavan, County Cavan, Ireland, her father, William Maxwell, was 37 and her mother, Frances Young, was 30. She married Robert Ferris on 7 September 1807, in Kilmore, County Cavan, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Communauté-Urbaine-de-l'Outaouais, Quebec, Canada in 1871. She died on 30 March 1875, in Eardley, Pontiac, Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 87, and was buried in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Henry Herdman
1789–1880
Elizabeth Maxwell
1787–1875
Marriage: about 1816
Elizabeth Hurdman
1816–1903
Henry Hurdman
1816–1907
William Maxwell Hurdman
1819–1881
Susana Hurdman
1820–1900
James Hurdman
1824–1908
Charles Hurdman
1826–
Thomas Maxwell Hurdman
1829–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1816
New York City, New York, United States
children

(7)

    Elizabeth Hurdman

    Female1816–1903Female

    Henry Hurdman

    Male1816–1907Male

    William Maxwell Hurdman

    Male1819–1881Male

    Susana Hurdman

    Female1820–1900Female

    James Hurdman

    Male1824–1908Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Maxwell

    Male1749–1836Male

    Frances Young

    Female1757–1821Female

siblings

(11)

    Thomas Maxwell

    Male1780–1836Male

    James Maxwell

    Male1781–Male

    Margaret Maxwell

    Female1784–Female

    John Maxwell

    Male1786–Male

    Female1787–1875Female

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1798

Age 11

Battle of Antrim.
1798

Age 11

The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.
1839

Age 52

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Herdman, "Canada Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth Herdman, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Maxwell Herdman, "Find A Grave Index"

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