MAXWELL FAMILY of Delaware to Chester Co, Pa. ca 1766

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  • ID: I06918
  • Name: Abner Maxwell 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1785
  • Death: 1864 in West Union, Doddridge County, West Virginia
  • Note:
    Abner and Levi Maxwell remained in West Virginia and founded the Maxwell
    families now living principally in Harrison, Lewis, Doddridge and Randolph Counties. (Per The Cline')

    Per the "Genealogical and Personal History of the Upper Monongahela Valley West Virginia", "Abner, eldest child or Thomas and Jane (Lewis) Maxwell, was born in Pennsylvania, 1785. He was captain of a Harrison county company in the war of 1812; resided for a time in Clarsburg, but his last years were spent near West Union, Doddridge county, West Virginia, where he died in 1864. He married (first) Susan Davidson, and (second) Judith Modisette. There were five children by the first wife, and seven by the second: Marshall, born 1811; Franklin born 1813; Mary, 1816, wife of A.W.Flucky; Levi, 1819; William, 1821; Frances Jane, died 1904, wife or Archibald Lowther of Goose Creek; Lewis, born 1831, a resident of Pullman and Glenville; Charles, of Summers; Amy M., who became Mrs. Asa Coplin; Abner M; James; Robert, of Doddridge County."




    Father: Thomas Maxwell b: 17 JUL 1767 in East Nottingham, Chester Co., Pa.
    Mother: Jane Lewis b: 17 JUL 1767 in 1767 or 1769 in Pennsylvania

    Marriage 1 Susan Davison b: 17 MAY 1788 in Brown's Creek, Harrison Co., VA
    • Married: 16 APR 1809
    Children
    1. Has Children Marshall L. Maxwell b: 11 MAR 1811 in Harrison County, WV
    2. Has Children Franklin Maxwell b: 16 JUN 1814 in Harrison Co., WV
    3. Has No Children Mary Maxwell b: 1816
    4. Has Children Levi Maxwell b: 2 JUL 1819
    5. Has Children William Maxwell b: 16 SEP 1821

    Marriage 2 Judith Modisette
    • Married: 21 JAN 1828
    Children
    1. Has Children Frances Jane Maxwell b: 28 OCT 1828
    2. Has Children Lewis Maxwell b: 18 MAY 1831 in Gilmer Co., WV
    3. Has Children Charles Maxwell b: 24 MAY 1832
    4. Has Children Abner M. Maxwell b: 18 OCT 1834
    5. Has Children Amy Marion Maxwell b: 21 MAY 1835
    6. Has Children James Maxwell b: 1 APR 1837
    7. Has Children Robert Maxwell b: 1839

    Sources:
    1. Title: notice birthdate 1785 and marriage date April 17, 1785 SEE Maxwell DNA www.maxwell-dna.com *different DNA for Abner vs Levi desc per Don Maxwell 2016
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