Descendants of Clement Maxfield
of Dorchester, Massachusetts
Ninth Generation

WILLIAM HERBERT9 MAXFIELD (George8, Abel7, David6, probably Daniel5-4, Ebenezer3, Samuel2, Clement1) was born at Bristol, Rhode Island (child's birth record) in April 1852 (1900 census), a child of George Wood Maxfield and his wife Ruth Barnard. He married HANNAH WEEDEN LINDSEY at Bristol on 6 July, 1881 (VR RI M 1881:508):
Bristol, Jul 6, 1881
William Herbert Maxfield of Bristol, 29, white, farmer, b. Bristol to George W. Maxfield and Ruth A. Bernard, 1st;
Hannah Weeden Lindsey of Bristol, 25, white, b. Bristol to Allen Lindsey and Caroline Pollard, 1st;
by Edwin F. James, minister
Hannah was born at Bristol (marriage record) in September 1855 (1900 census).

William Maxfield was a rubber worker, living in Bristol, in 1883 and 1885, when his children were born.

The 1900 census (1504:1:72) reported the William Maxfield family at Union Street, Bristol:

Name Related Race Sex Born MS B FB MB Occupation
Maxfield, William B. head W M Apr 1852 M RI RI RI lather
Maxfield, Hannah W. wife W F Sep 1855 M RI RI RI rubber worker
Maxfield, Edith A. daughter W F Dec 1886 S RI RI RI at school

William died in 1918 (RI Cem).

Widow Hannah Maxfield appeared on the census records in 1920 and 1930. In 1920 (1670:7A) she was living at 107 Cook Street, Bristol, and working as an inspector in a woolen mill. In 1930 (2168:18A), at age 74, she resided at 113 Union Street, Bristol, and gave her occupation as housework for a private family.

Hannah Maxfield died in 1935 (RI Cem). William and Hannah were both buried in North Burial Ground, Bristol.

William and Hannah Maxfield had the following children:

    • b. at Bristol on 12 April 1883 (VR RI B 1883:8)
      • Bristol: Apr 12, 1883 Ada Maxfield, stillborn, female, white, 1st, b. Bristol to William H. Maxfield and Hannah W. Lindsay of Bristol, he rubber worker b. Bristol, she b. Bristol
    • d. at Bristol on 12 April 1883 (VR RI D 1883:566)
      • 1883 Deaths, Bristol, Apr 12, Ada Maxfield, stillborn, d. Bristol, b. Bristol to William H. + _____ Maxfield
    • b. at Bristol on 26 December 1885 (VR RI B 1885:7)
      • Bristol: Dec 26, 1885 Edith Allen Maxfield female white 2d b. Bristol to William Maxfield and Hannah Lindsey of Bristol; he rubber worker b. Bristol, she b. Bristol


Information on this family is found in:

Other sources abbreviated above include:
RI Cem
Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project.
Rhode Island Department of Health, Providence, Rhode Island. Vital Records. microfilm, Genealogical Society, Salt Lake City, Ut.

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