Descendants of Clement Maxfield
of Dorchester, Massachusetts
(Daniel6, probably Daniel5-4, Ebenezer3, Samuel2, Clement1)
was born at Seekonk, Massachusetts, in 1797, according to his death records. He was a child of Daniel and Deborah Maxfield.
ANN ELIZA WATSON married James Maxfield at Barrington, Rhode Island, on 10 October 1819 (VR RI 6:Barr.:14). Rev. Joel Mann officiated. Ann Eliza was born in 1801, according to the cemetery record. On some records she was called "Emeline."
The 1820 census (115:9) reported the couple living at Bristol, Rhode Island, at that time without children.
Ann Eliza died in 1830 (RI Cem) and was buried in Prince's Hill Burial Ground, Barrington. James Maxfield lived almost fifty years more. He was reported in the 1870 census living with his son James at Barrington. James Maxfield died there on 23 July 1879 (VR RI D 1879:946). The record stated:
Jul 23, 1879, James Maxfield, 82 y, d. Barrington. Male, White, Widower, farmer b. Seekonk, Ma, American, to Daniel and Deborah Maxfield. old age
He was buried in Prince's Hill Burial Ground, Barrington.
James and Ann Eliza Maxfield had the following children:
- DEBORAH S.8 MAXFIELD
- b. at Barrington on 27 December 1821 (VR RI 6:Barr.:33)
- m. NOBLE SIMMONS (DAR 64:19)
- WILLIAM W.8 MAXFIELD b. at Barrington on 18 February 1823
- ANN ELIZA8 MAXFIELD "Ann Elvira"
- b. at Barrington on 28 October 1826 (VR RI 6:Barr.:33)
- m. at Barrington on 7 March 1844 AMARIAH L. MEDBURY (VR RI 6:Barr:14)
- JAMES8 MAXFIELD Junior b. at Barrington on 5 February 1828
Information on this family is found in:
Other sources abbreviated above include:
- Daughters of the American Revolution. Lineage Book. Washington, D.C.: DAR.
- RI Cem
- Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project. http://www.rootsweb.com/~rigenweb/cemetery.
- VR RI
- Rhode Island Department of Health, Providence, Rhode Island. Vital Records. microfilm, Genealogical Society, Salt Lake City, Ut.
- VR RI 6
- Arnold, James N. Vital Records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850. Vol. 6: Bristol County. Providence: Naragansett Historical Publishing Co.,1894.
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