JANE FOSTER married James Maxfield at Barrington on 5 December 1852 (VR RI M 1853:194):
Barrington Dec 5, 1852Jane, according to her death and marriage records, and the birth records of her children, was born at Peitou, Nova Scotia, on 24 January 1828, a child of George and Margaret Foster.
James Maxfield, Jr. of Barrington, 24, farmer, b. Barrington to James and Eliza Maxfield, 1st;
Jane Foster of Barrington, 24, b. Nova Scotia to George and Margaret Foster, 1st
by S. S. Hyde, clergyman
The 1870 census (1471:1:1A) found this family living with James Maxfield, Senior, at Barrington (Barrington Center Post Office):
|Maxfield, James, Jr.||42||M||W||$2500||RI|
|Maxfield, Jane||42||F||W||keeping house||Nova Scotia||father for. b.
mother for. b.
|Maxfield, John F.||22||M||W||house carpenter||RI||mother for. b.|
|Maxfield, James||16||M||W||RI||mother for. b.
|Maxfield, William||15||M||W||RI||mother for. b.
|Maxfield, Ann E. W.||11||F||W||RI||mother for. b.
Jane Foster Maxfield died at Barrington on August 11 1878 (VR RI D 1878:946):
Aug 11, 1878, Jane Maxfield, 50-6-18, d. Barrington. Female, White, Married. b. Nova Scotia, American, to George and Margaret Foster. paralytic shockShe was buried at Prince's Hill Burial Ground, Barrington (RI Cem).
The 1880 census (1209:3A) reported James Maxfield, age 52, farming in Barrington. Living with him were his son James, 25, who worked in a jewelry shop, his daughter Annie E., age 22, keeping house, and a hired hand Arthur Davis.
The 1900 census (1504:1:2) reported widower Maxfield, born February 1828, farming in Barrington, living alone, but recorded immediately after his son James.
James Maxfield, Junior, died in 1906 (RI Cem) and was also buried at Prince's Hill Burial Ground.
James Maxfield and his wife Jane Foster had the following children:
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