aunt minerva collection
John Yancy Creswell brother to Alice Creswell.
compiled by Minerva Brown, R#2 Box 182 Brimson MO 64642 Jan. 13 1990
generation 1: Thomas Witten Maxwell, b. June 7 1873, Harrison Co Fox Creek Twp, Taggart, MO. married April 15 1900 Harrison Co MO Fox Creek Twp. to Gilly Mae Higdon (born Oct 14 1883 Harrison Co, Tox Creek Twp. she died in Trenton MO at Wright Memorial Hospital) died MArch 16 1959 at his home in Trenton, 707 Avalon St. His parents: James C Maxwell b. Dec. 17 1829 Tazewell Co VA married 1867 Harrison Co Mo Fox Creek Twp. (2nd marriage MArch 4 1881). he died May 16 1925 MO at home, Harrison Co MO Fox Creek Twp. Minerva Creswell born 1838 died 1879 Harrison Co Mo Fox Creek Twp.
Minerva Creswell was the daughter of John Yancy Creswell & Cynthia Whitt Creswell. John born 8-24-1814. married 10-15-1837. no info on Cynthia.
James C Maxwell's parents were Witten Maxwell & Alice Creswell. Witten born 1805(3?) married Alice Creswell 3-4-1827 died 1984.Alice born 1805- Nov 19 1800 died 1898, 93 yrs. old
Witten Maxwell was the son of James Maxwell & Mary Witten. James b. 1780 married 1804 died 1866. Mary was the daughter of Jerimesh Witten.
Alice Creswell was the daughter of Susan Whitt /Susanah White (Suzy),married to Henry Creswell.