Descendants of David Maxfield
of Georgia and Fairfax, Vermont
Fourth Generation

ORVIS4 MAXFIELD (Minor3, Henry2, David1) was born at New York about 1841/2 (1839/40 from death record and 1860 census), a child of Minor and Elvira Maxfield. Orvis moved with his family to Virginia between 1845 and 1848.

Orvis Maxfield married NANCY J. probably before 1867. Nancy was born at Virginia on August 1841 (1900 census; 1841/2 on 1870 census).

The Orvis Maxfield family was reported on the 1870 census (1673:1:447B) living at Nokesville Post Office, Occoquan Township, Prince William County, Virginia. The family consisted of Orvis, 28, farming, Nancy J., 28, and William E., 2.

Orvis Maxfield died at Prince William County on 11 June 1890 (Pr Wm D). The record indicates that Orvis Maxfield, age 50, son of E. and M. Maxfield, and husband of Nancy, died of consumption.

The 1900 census (1724:1:227) reported Nancy J. Maxfield living at Occoquan Township with her son "Milleton." Nancy was born August 1841, a widow, and she had seven children, four of whom were living.

Orvis and Nancy Maxfield had the following children:

    • b. at Prince William County on April 1867 (Pr Wm B)
    • b. at Virginia about 1867/8 (1870 census)
    • d. at Prince William County on September 1873, fever, age 5 (Pr Wm D)
    • b. at Prince William County on 6 January 1870 (Pr Wm B)
    • b. at Prince William County on 15 August 1874 (Pr Wm B)
  5. MIDY MALON5 MAXFIELD b. at Virginia on 10 June 1876
  6. ALTON M.5 MAXFIELD b. at Virginia on 8 May 1879
    • b. at Prince William County on 20 August 1885 (Pr Wm B)
    • census. at Prince William County in 1910 (1910 census). in the household of Charles and Mollie Barber
      • Maxfield, Lowell boarder M W 24 Single, b. VA, parents b. CT VA, farm laborer, working out


Information on this family is found in:

Other sources abbreviated above include:
Pr Wm B
Prince William Co., Virginia, Births 1853-1877.
Pr Wm D
Prince William Co., Virginia, Deaths 1853-96.

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