Descendants of John Maxfield
of Salisbury, Massachusetts
Fifth Generation


BENJAMIN FRENCH MAXFIELD (John4, Michael3, John2-1) was born at Chicheater, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 15 July 1791[1] a son of John N. Maxfield and his wife Rhoda French. He died on 12 April 1816.[2] He married at Chichester on 10 February 1814 MARTHA lAKE.[3] She was born at Chichester on 3 November 1795[4] and was sometimes called "Patty." After the death of her first husband she married at Epsom, Rockingham County,on 6 May 1917 JACOB HOWE.[5]

Benjamin French's life was short: married at age 22, deceased at age 24. Son Benjamin's life was even shorter: his father died before his first birthday, his mother remarried when he was one year old, he died at the age of four. Father and son are buried at the Perkins-Maxfield Cemetery on Pleasant Street, Chichester.

Benjamin French Maxfield and his wife Martha Lake had the following child:

  1. BENJAMIN LAKE6 MAXFIELD b. at Chichester on 14 October 1815;[6] d. at Chichester on 12 July 1820.[7]


NOTES

1State of New Hampshire. Bureau of Vital Statistics, Concord, NH, Index of Births to 1900;Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT.
2"Cemetery Transcriptions from the New England Historic Genealogical Society Manuscript Collections," database, American Ancestors (americanancestors.org : accessed 2012), Perkins-Maxfield Cemetery, Pleasant Street, Chichester, Merrimack Co., NH.
3State of New Hampshire. Bureau of Vital Statistics, Concord, NH, Index to Marriages Up to 1900;Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT.
4New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900; digital images, Family Search (familysearch.org : accessed 2014).
5State of New Hampshire. Bureau of Vital Statistics, Concord, NH, Vital Records: Bride's Index, 1640-1900;Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT.; William Haslet Jones, editor, Vital Statistics of Epsom New Hampshire, 1727-1927 (Bowie, MD: Heritage, 1999), 199.
6New Hampshire Index of Births to 1900.
7"Cemetery Transcriptions," database Perkins-Maxfield Cemetery, Pleasant Street, Chichester, Merrimack Co., NH.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

"Cemetery Transcriptions from the New England Historic Genealogical Society Manuscript Collections." Database. American Ancestors. americanancestors.org : 2012.

French, Harry Dana. Descendants of John Maxfield of Salisbury, Mass. New Hampshire Historical Society Library, Concord, NH, about 1952.

Jones, William Haslet, editor. Vital Statistics of Epsom New Hampshire, 1727-1927. Bowie, MD: Heritage, 1999.

New Hampshire, State of. Bureau of Vital Statistics, Concord, NH. Index of Births to 1900. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT.

________. Birth Records, Early to 1900. Digital images. Family Search. familysearch.org : 2014.

________. Vital Records: Bride's Index, 1640-1900. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT.

________. Index to Marriages Up to 1900. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT.

Wright, Elizabeth. "John Maxfield of Salisbury, Massachusetts, 1652, and Some of His Descendants." The Nebraska and Midwest Genealogical Record (19281930): 6:52-56; 7:20-24, 42-47, 61-71, 87-96; 8:15-22.


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