Helen M. Maxfield

September 1862–3 June 1909 (Age 46)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Helen M.

When Helen M. Maxfield was born in September 1862, in Illinois, United States, her father, David M. Maxfield, was 36 and her mother, Anna Maria Freese, was 25. She married Marquis DeLafayette Snyder on 30 November 1881, in Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Benton Township, Atchison, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died on 3 June 1909, in Monrovia, Atchison, Kansas, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Effingham, Atchison, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marquis DeLafayette Snyder
1858–1942
Helen M. Maxfield
1862–1909
Marriage: 30 November 1881
Elsie Ann Snyder
1882–1900
John Henry Snyder
1887–1944
Mark Benjamin Snyder
1889–
Mildred Aubine Snyder
1894–1910
Jim Snyder
1905–

Spouse and Children

    Marquis DeLafayette Snyder

    Male1858–1942Male

    Female1862–1909Female

MARRIAGE
30 November 1881
Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States
children

(5)

    Elsie Ann Snyder

    Female1882–1900Female

    Male1887–1944Male

    Mark Benjamin Snyder

    Male1889–Male

    Mildred Aubine Snyder

    Female1894–1910Female

    Jim Snyder

    Male1905–Male

Parents and Siblings

    David M. Maxfield

    Male1826–1900Male

    Anna Maria Freese

    Female1837–1873Female

siblings

(6)

    John F. Maxfield

    Male1854–Male

    George W. Maxfield

    Male1856–Male

    Frank W Maxfield

    Male1859–Male

    Mary J Maxfield

    Female1859–Female

    Female1862–1909Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1871

Age 9

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 13

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name from Maxfield in Sussex, or Maxfield Plain in North Yorkshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Helen M Maxfield in household of David Maxfield, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Helen Snyder in household of Mark Snyder, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hellen Maxfield in entry for Mildred Snyder, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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