Edgar Orlando Maxfield married LOUISA ELIZA PRESTON at Oakland County, Michigan, on 16 December 1885 (Oakland Co M). She was born at Michigan on 12 September 1868 (W Highland Cem).
The 1900 census (726:1:100) reported this family at Hartland Township:
|Maxfield, Edgar||head||W||M||Nov 1857||M||MI||NY||NY||farm laborer|
|Maxfield, Eliza||wife||W||F||Sep 1869||M||MI||Canada||Canada|
|Maxfield, Kittie M.||daughter||W||F||Oct 1887||S||MI||MI||MI|
|Maxfield, Eva C.||daughter||W||F||Mar 1894||S||MI||MI||MI|
|Maxfield, Bessie J.||daughter||W||F||Oct 1898||S||MI||MI||MI|
The record also indicated that Edgar and Eliza had been married 15 years, and Eliza had three children, all living.
The 1910 census (668:1:122A) reported the family of the same composition at Highland Township, Oakland County, Michigan. The children had each aged ten years, but the census reported Edgar 60 years, and wife Louisa 41.
Edgar Orlando Maxfield died on 28 October 1913 (W Highland Cem). The 1930 census (1042:) reported widow Louisa Maxfield at Detroit, Michigan, with her daughters Bessie and Kitty:
|Brown, William J.||head||M||W||49||M||KY||Poland||Germany||shipping clerk,
|Brown, Bessie||wife||F||W||32||M||MI||MI||MI||assistant buyer,
|Maxfield, Kittie M.||sister-in-law||F||W||42||S||MI||MI||MI||none|
The record also indicated that William, Bessie and Louisa were married at the ages of 40, 22, and 17, respectively. William was a veteran of the Spanish-American War. Widow Louisa Maxfield died on 24 July 1965 (W Highland Cem).
Edgar Orlando Maxfield and his wife Louisa Eliza Preston had the following children:
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