Descendants of Clement Maxfield
of Dorchester, Massachusetts
WILLIAM W.8 MAXFIELD
(James7, Daniel6, probably Daniel5-4, Ebenezer3, Samuel2, Clement1)
was born at Barrington, Rhode Island, on 18 February 1823 (VR RI 6:Barr:33; RI GR 18:15), a child of James Maxfield and his wife Ann Eliza Watson. William W. Maxfield married at Providence, RI, on 6 January 1851 (1900 census) PHEBE ANN TAYLOR, who was born in Rhode Island on 19 August 1832 (RI GR 18:15).
The 1880 census (1212:516A) reported the William Maxfield family at Providence, Rhode Island:
|Phebe A. Maxfield
|Walter T. Maxfield
||music teacher + composer
The 1900 census (1508:1:140) found this family at 88 Green Street, Providence. William, born February 1822, was a carpenter; Phebe A., born August 1831, had only one child, who was living; son Walter A., born in Rhode Island in July 1852, still single, was a piano tuner. William and Phebe had been married 50 years.
Phebe Maxfield died in Rhode Island on 7 November, 1901 (RI GR 18:15; RI Cem). William died in Rhode Island on 21 July, 1903 (RI GR 18:15; RI Cem). They were both buried at Prince's Hill Burial Ground, Barrington.
William and Phebe Maxfield had the following child:
- WALTER T.9 MAXFIELD
- b. in Rhode Island on 13 July 1852 (RI GR 18:15)
- d. in Rhode Island on 24 August 1916 (RI GR 18:15; RI Cem)
- bur. Prince's Hill Burial Ground, Barrington
Information on this family is found in:
Other sources abbreviated above include:
- RI Cem
- Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project. http://www.rootsweb.com/~rigenweb/cemetery.
- RI GR 18:15
- "Cemetery Inscriptions from Barrington," Rhode Island Genealogical Register.
- 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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