Descendants of Clement Maxfield
of Dorchester, Massachusetts
Ninth Generation

GIFFORD DAVIDGE9 MAXFIELD (John8-7, perhaps Daniel6, probably Daniel5,4, Ebenezer3, Samuel2, Clement1) was born in Illinois on September 1873 (1900 census), a child of John H. Maxfield and his second wife Mary Gregory.

Gifford Maxfield married MAUDE ESTELLA SCOTT at Whiteside County, Illinois, on 2 October 1895 (IL M). Maude was born in Illinois on September 1876 (1900 census).

The 1900 census (157:150:2:77), reported Gifford (born September 1873 Illinois) and Maud (born September 1876 Illinois) living at Lyndon Township, Whiteside County. They had a daughter, Ruth M. Maxfield, born at Illinois in Gebruary 1899.

Maud Maxfield died on 22 December 1900 (AWT). Gifford Maxfield married NETA BOUCH at Stephenson County, Illinois, on 26 December 1901 (IL M). She was born in Illinois on 27 March 1883 (SSDI; CA D).

The 1920 census (414:9B) reported Gifford Maxfield's new family at the village of Lyndon in Lyndon Township:

Name Related Sex Race Age MS B FB MB Occupation
Maxfield, Gifford G. head M W 47 M IL RI NY farming
general farm
Maxfield, Nesta wife F W 36 M IL NY NY none
Maxfield, Ruth daughter F W 20 S IL IL IL clerking
general store
Maxfield, Mira daughter F W 19 S IL IL IL servant
Maxfield, Mildred daughter F W 14 S IL IL IL none
Bouch, Anna L. mother-in-law F W unk Wd NY NY NY post mistress

The 1930 census (566:5A) reported Gifford, Nesta (or Nita) and Anna still living at Lyndon Township. The children were all gone. Gifford worked as a patrolman on the state highway, his wife and mother-in-law had no occupation.

Gifford Maxfield died at James Lamb, Clinton County, Iowa, on 12 October 1940 (AWT). Neta died at Los Angeles County, California, on 25 May 1970 (SSDI, CA D)

Gifford Maxfield and his first wife Maude had the following children:

    • b. in Illinois on February 1899 (1900 census)
    • m. ROSS LALLY (AWT)
    • b. in Illinois about 1900 (1920 census)
    • d. at Tucson, AZ, on 5 Jun 1982 (AWT)
    • m. at Galena, IL, on 29 June 1925 JOHN ALFRED BUTZER (AWT)
      • b. at Hillside, Cook Co., IL, on 18 Oct 1898
      • d. at Hollywood, Broward Co., FL, on 18 June 1977

Gifford Maxfield and his second wife Neta had the following child:

    • b. in Illinois about 1905 (1920 census)
    • m(1). at Huron, South Dakota, on 9 July 1921 HARRY R. CARLTON (SD M)
      • Beadle Co., Huron P.O. July 9, 1921
        Harry R. Carlton of Morrison, Whiteside Co., IL, 22 American, bachelor
        Mildred C. Maxfield of Lyndon, Whiteside Co., IL, 18 American, maiden
        by Benj. H. Burtt, clergyman
      • b. abt 1898/9
    • m(2). at Imperial County, California, on 17 February 1965 WILLIAM H. COPELAND (CA M)
      • b. about 1907/8
      • he m(2). at San Diego County, California, on 28 January 1979 GEORGIA SWAIN BRADLEY (CA M)
          b. about 1907/8


Ancestry World Tree.
State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramenta, Ca.: State of California, Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, 19--, Reprint: Provo, Ut.:, 2000.
CA Marriage Index, 1949-1986
Illinois State Archives. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900.
South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949 (photo). Accessed 18 Mar 2005
Social Security Death Index.

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