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MADDY, who was born c. 1787-90 in Virginia. He died April 15, 1864 and is also buried in Liscom (Hollingsworth) Cemetery in Palmyra, Illinois. He served on juried and worked on roads several times from 1813 to 1823 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. He was made a constable in May 1815, but there is no record of how long he served. He was appointed constable again in August 1818 and served until May 1820. He was also involved in several lawsuits from 1813 to 1823. James is listed as a blacksmith with a personal property value of $900. In the 1850 census he is residing in Macoupin County, Illinois. He received money from the estate of Isham STINNETT, SR. on January 13, 1858 and again on August 23, 1859. [Submitted by Anne Stinnett ]

MAXFIELD, Dr. J. Clinton
Hold Maxfield Funeral Rites
Funeral services were conducted yesterday morning for Dr. J. Clinton Maxfield, 72, with interment in Oak Ridge cemetery. Dr. Maxfield died Saturday morning at his hom e in Hettick after a long illness. The services were held at the Stults funeral home, Palmyra, with Rev. Mr. Honey, pastor of Palmyra Christian church officiating. The pallbearers were John Maxfield of this city, Fred Simpson, Palmyra, Virgil Wheeler, Harold Ladley, August Casteel and Garther DeMumbrun, all of Hettick. Doctor Maxfield practiced medicine for forty-two years in Macoupin and Sangamon counties. He was wi dely known throughout central Illinois and enjoyed a large practice until his health failed several years ago. He maintained offices at various times at Barr, Illiopolis and Hettick. Surviving are five children, John A. and Miss Lucille Maxfield, 1104 West Grand boulevard south, this city, Mrs. Elizabeth Henkle, Robert and Ralph Maxfield, Los Angeles, Cal. Miss Lucille Maxfield is a teacher in the Springfield public schools. The Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL) – Tuesday, August 15, 1933]

MAXFIELD, Lucille C.
Funeral services for Miss Lucille C. Maxfield, former city school teacher who died in Los Angeles, Calif., on Jan. 29, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Thomas C. Smith’ s Sons funeral home. Rev. Harry M. Davis will officiate and burial will be in Oak R idge cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. today and to time of services tomorrow. Miss Maxfield was a city teacher for 28 years. She had been in California since last June. [The Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL) – Friday, February 6, 1953]

MAXFIELD, Nancy Jane

Funeral services for Mrs. Nancy Jane Maxfield, mother of Lucille Maxfield, teacher in the Springfield high school, will be held at 2:30 o’clock this afternoon at the residen ce of a son, John A. Maxfield, 900 South Fifth street. Rev. LaVerne Taylor officiating. Inter ment will be made in Oak Ridge cemetery. [The Illinois State Journal (Springfield, I L) – Wednesday, February 11, 1925]


Ralph C. Maxfield Dies in Los Angeles
Word has been received by miss Lucille Maxfield, 216 Spring street, of the death of her brother, Ralph C. Maxfield of Los Angeles, Calif., who died last Saturday at Los Angeles. He is survived by two sisters, Miss Maxfield, city, and Mrs. Elizabeth Hinckle of Los Angeles, and two brothers, Robert and John Maxfield, both of Los Angeles. Remains will be taken to Thomas C. Smith Son funeral home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. [The Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL) – Saturday, January 18, 1947]

- Of Los Angeles, died in Los Angeles Saturday, Jan. 11, 1947. Survived by sisters, Miss Lucille Maxfield, city, and Mrs. Elizabeth Hinkle, Los Angeles, and brothers Robert and John Maxfield, Los Angeles. The remains will be brought to Springfield for burial. Thomas C. Smith Sons direct ing. [The Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL) – Saturday, January 18, 1947]

Mrs. Hester McBrien died at her home in Staunton Wednesday at the age of 76 years. The body was taken to East St. Louis for burial, which will probably be Thursday afternoon in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Mrs. McBrien is survived by seven children--Drs. A. A. and J. G. McBrien of East St. Louis, Dr. William McBrien of Staunton, Richard McBrien of New York City, Mrs. J. S. Patterson of Staunton, Mrs. Richard Thorp of Vancouver, B. C., and Mrs. Albert Lindberg of Hillsboro, Illinois.

McGINNIS, Angeline
Death of Mrs. McGinnis. Mrs. Angeline McGinnis, relict of the late Martin McGinnis, who formerly resided in Bird township, died at the home of the daughter, Mrs. Henry Slaght, in Nilwood, Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock, aged 78 years. Funeral Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock from Charity church. (Carlinville Democrat Sep. 30, 1903).

MEYER, Mrs. William
Mt Olive Lady Died Here
Mrs William Meyer, aged 66, a well known Mt Olive lady died at St Francis hospital on Saturday evening. She is survived by her husband and several children. The body was taken to Mt Olive for burial.
[Litchfield Daily Union, Montgomery County, IL - Tuesday, May 31, 1927 - Submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]

Death of Dr. Morton: We regret to learn, as we go to press, of the deceased of Dr. M. Morton, of this place, after a very brief illness. His age was about 41 years. A [?]. [Carlinville Free Democrat (Carlinville, IL) – September 20, 1856]

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