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John Freemont Maxon

Male 1832 - 1917  (84 years)


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  • Name John Freemont Maxon 
    Born 4 Apr 1832  Greenbush, Schoharie County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    No Name 1880  Waterloo, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • John Freemont Maxon and Martha J. Maybee appeared on the census
      of 1880 Waterloo, DeKalb County, IndianaJohn F. Maxon, Self, M,
      Male, W, 48, NY, Jeweler, NY, NY
      Martha J. Maxon, Wife, M, Female, W, 39, NY, Keeping House, NY,
      VT
      Mattie Maxon, Dau, S, Female, W, 15, IN, At Home, NY, NY
      John C. Maxon, Son, S, Male, W, 9, IN, , NY, NY
      Agnes Maxon, Dau, S, Female, W, 5, IN, , NY, NY
      Earl Maxon, Son, S, Male, W, 3, IN, , NY, NY
    Anecdote 1885  Waterloo, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • J. F. Maxson, of the firm of Bassett & Maxson, jewerlers,
      Waterloo, Ind., is a native of Greenbush, near Albany, N.Y.,
      born April 4, 1832, a son of Jehu J. and Luna (Tompkins)
      Maxson, his father of Irish and his mother of Scotch descent.
      In 1836 his parents moved to Jackson County, Mich., and entered
      a farm from the Government. His mother died in August 1839.
      Of her seven children six are living. One son, Walter, was
      killed while in the service of his country in the war of the
      Rebellion. J. F. Maxson was reared on a pioneer farm, at a
      time when Indians and wild animals infested the country. When
      twenty-one years of age he went to Coldwater, Mich., and there
      learned the jeweler's trade of C.H. Thompson. While there he
      made the acquaintance of Charles Bassett, who was a
      fellow-apprentice, and after completing their trade, in 1859,
      together they came to Waterloo, Ind., and opened a store, at
      that time the only one of the kind in the place. They have the
      largest jewelry store in the county, and keep a complete stock
      of everything in their line. Their shrewd business qualities,
      combined with their thorough knowledge of their trade, has
      gained for them a high position among the business men of the
      county. Mr. Maxson was married in 1863 to Martha J., daughter
      of James and Mary Maybee, of Lockport, N.Y. They have four
      children---Mattie, John C., Agnes and Earl H. Mr. Maxson cast
      his first presidential vote for John C. Fremont, and has since
      been a strong advocate of Republican principles. He and his
      wife are members of the United Brethren church.
    Died 1917  [4
    Notes 
    • From the Maybee Society files. Not all data is verified. Say dates are estimates and are probably within 20 years. The Maybee Society keeps its data on The Master Genealogist�, and has been modified by Gary Hester?s WIT2NOTE� to form the GedCom file. This information is also available in a TMG file.
    Person ID I30670  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 

    Family Martha J. Maybee,   b. Between 1834 and 1835, Lockport, Niagara County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1863  Lenawee County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    • F. J. Maxon, Jeweler, Waterloo, b. Greenbush NY Apr 4, 1832,
      son of Jehu J. Maxon and Luna Tompkins, m. 1863 Martha Mabee,
      dau of James of Lockport N.Y.
    Census 1880  Waterloo, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • John F. Maxon, Self, M, Male, W, 48, NY, Jeweler, NY, NY
      Martha J. Maxon, Wife, M, Female, W, 39, NY, Keeping House, NY,
      VT
      Mattie Maxon, Dau, S, Female, W, 15, IN, At Home, NY, NY
      John C. Maxon, Son, S, Male, W, 9, IN, , NY, NY
      Agnes Maxon, Dau, S, Female, W, 5, IN, , NY, NY
      Earl Maxon, Son, S, Male, W, 3, IN, , NY, NY
    Children 
     1. Mattie Jane Maxon,   b. 12 Jul 1864, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Cleophas Maxon,   b. 4 Jun 1871, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Agnes Geraldine Maxon,   b. 19 Feb 1875, Waterloo, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Earl Hastings Maxon,   b. 11 Mar 1877, Waterloo, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F551607222  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, HIST OF DEKALB CO INDIANA 1855; PAGE 899 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1273] IGI - LDS, 1880 CENSUS, WATERLOO, DE KALB, INDIANA, FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY FILM 1254273, NA FILM NUMBER T9-0273, PAGE 89D (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, BIOGRAPHY OF J. F. MAXSON, PAGE 899. HISTORY OF DE KALB COUNTY, INDIANA. INTER-STATE PUBLISHING COMPANY, CHICAGO, 1885. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, WATERLOO CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS DEKALB COUNTY, INDIANA (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1240] MS 257 - Steve Mabie, Steve Mabie, MICHIGAN MARRIAGES, MONTCALM COUNTY (PAGE 92, BOOK A) (Reliability: 3).