Sunday, March 22, 2015

I'm blogging the Aunt Minerva stuff Mom gave me.....our great aunt was a teacher and a farmer....and look what she wrote her genealogy research notes on! made me smile!

esp. the deficiency report....was she researching at school....or did she just carry these about with her in case she felt the need to write one???
handwritten note VIRGINIA 1860 CENSUS TAZEWELL CO.
Witten Maxwell-55-M-farmer (check out) b. date 1805
Alice Maxwell 54-F-b date 1806
Mary J. Maxwell -25-F- b date 1835
James C. Maxwell-29-M-Saddler
*check out*
Register of Marriage Tazewell Co. VA
1878-Oct. 3- Tazewell Co. Witten Maxwell - Sally Carter
huaband: 73 years of age
wife: was 48 yrs. of age
husband: widowed
wife: single
both from Tazewell Co.
husbands parents: Jas. & Polly Maxwell.
wife parents: no info
wife: no info
husband: mechanic
marriage preformed by W.B. Oney
Thomas Witten Maxwell
father: James C. Maxwell
mother: Minerva Creswell
children were 5- 3 boys and 2 girls.
father- Witten Maxwell
mother- Alice Creswell
children were:
1. Susy C. Maxwell b. (MON) May 12 1828
2. James C. Maxwell (Grandpa) b. (MON) Dec 17 1829
3. Mary Jane Maxwell b. (WED) Dec 26 1832
4. Henry Maxwell b. (TUES) June 4 1835
Witten Maxwell born 1805-killed by train 89 yrs. old. married Alice Criswell
father: James Maxwell
mother: Mary Witten
children: James C., Susan, Henry, Evans, Mary G. and Frances M.

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