Myrtle M. Maxon

November 1880–29 November 1953 (Age 73)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Myrtle M.

When Myrtle M. Maxon was born in November 1880, in Illinois, United States, her father, William James Maxon, was 37 and her mother, Ann Jane "Jennie" Sinton, was 39. She married Harry William Paul on 6 December 1899, in McHenry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Chemung, McHenry, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Harvard, McHenry, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 November 1953, in McHenry, McHenry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Harry William Paul
Myrtle M. Maxon
Marriage: 6 December 1899
Elmer Paul
Merle Paul

Spouse and Children

6 December 1899
McHenry, Illinois, United States



    Merle Paul


Parents and Siblings

    William James Maxon


    Ann Jane "Jennie" Sinton




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Maxson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle M Paul in household of Harry W Paul, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myrtle Paul in household of Harry Paul, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Myrtle Paul in household of Harry Paul, "United States Census, 1910"

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