Apr 17, 1855, William Maxfield, male, white, 2d child, b. Barrington to James and Jane Maxfield of Barrington; he farmer b. Barrington, she b. Peitou, Nova ScotiaWilliam F. Maxfield married MARY ELLEN SMITH at Bristol, Rhode Island, on 1 January 1878 (VR RI M 1878:494). This event was thus recorded:
Bristol, Jan 1, 1878Mary Ellen Smith was born at New Bedford, Massachusetts, about 1857, to Elisha G. Smith and Mary S. Sherman.
William Frederick Maxfield of Barrington, 22, white, jeweller, b. Barrington to James Maxfield and Jane Foster, 1st;
Mary Ellen Smith of Bristol, 20, white, b. New Bedford to Elisha G. Smith and Mary S. Sherman, 1st;
by Samuel Moran, rector of Trinity Church
William F. Maxfield was called a jeweler in his marriage record (1878), the 1880 census, and the birth record of a child (1885). He was called a silversmith in the 1920 census. He lived in Barrington.
The 1880 census (1209:3A) reported William W. Maxfield, who worked in a jewelry shop, age 24, and his wife, Mary E. Maxfield, 22, living at Barrington.
Mary Ellen Smith Maxfield died some time before 1920, as the census that year (1670:10B) reported William Maxfield, widower, living on County Road, Barrington:
|Smith, Bertha B.||sister-in-law||F||W||48||S||RI||MA||MA||teacher
|Maxfield, Ina E.||daughter||F||W||37||S||RI||RI||MA||none|
William F. Maxfield and his wife Mary Ellen Smith had the following children:
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