Muster Roll of Captain Samuel Burrell’s Company

Title page to the Aroostook War

Muster Roll of Captain Samuel Burrell’s Company of Infantry in Detachment of drafted Militia of Maine, called into actual service the State, for the protection of its Northeastern Frontier, from twenty-fifth day of February, 1839, the time of its rendezvous Augusta, Maine, to the nineteenth day of April, 1839, when discharged or mustered.



Genealogies of the First Settlers of Passaic Valley

Family Records or Genealogies of the First Settlers of Passaic Valley and Vicinity

Passaic Valley in New Jersey was first settled in the early 1700’s, primarily by families from Long Island, New York and Connecticut. The Family records, or, Genealogies of the first settlers of Passaic Valley and vicinity above Chatham provides genealogies of these early settlers from family records when they could be obtained, otherwise the author used family members to provide the information. Since some of the information comes from memory of individuals, one should validate what is written before relying on it to greatly.



Captivity and Escape of Mary Inglis (Ingles) – Indian Captivities

Mary Draper Ingles Chimney Plaque

The captivity of Mary Draper Inglis (Ingles) is a third person account of her captivity and eventual escape. Mary was captured by Shawnee Indians along with her two sons, and sister-in-law from Draper’s Meadow in 1755. She eventually made her escape, along with another dutch woman, a few months later. This is her story.



Choctaw Indian Mounds

Bayou Lacomb Choctaw Mound

I read the following in the American Antiquarian over the signature of H. F. Buckner: “Mr. Maxwell, in a historical address, says: My conviction is that the high grade of military skill displayed by the Mound Builders at Carthage, Alabama, attests a know ledge of the necessities of attack and defense unknown to the mode



Slave Narrative of Henry Maxwell

Interviewer: Alfred Farrell Person Interviewed: Henry Maxwell Location: Titusville, Florida Age:  77? Occupation: Field Worker “Up from Slavery” might well be called this short biographical sketch of Henry Maxwell, who first saw the light of day on October 17, 1859 in Lownes County, Georgia. His mother Ann, was born in Virginia, and his father, Robert,



Maxwell, Roland – Obituary

Maxwell Funeral To Be Held In Wallowa Body Will Be Shipped Tomorrow Morning Lived for Weeks After Hope Was Given Up. The body of Roland Maxwell, who died aged 30, last night at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital as the result of injuries sustained several weeks ago in an accident near Cornucopia, will be shipped to Wallowa



Maxwell, Oscar – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Oscar Maxwell, 91, a life-long resident of the Wallowa area, died on Wednesday, June 13, 1979, at the Grande Ronde Hospital in La Grande, where he had been a patient for 8 days. He was in failing health for two months preceding his death. He was born in Wallowa on Jan.,



Maxwell, Ruth Elaine – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Ruth Elaine Maxwell passed away at 104 N. River Street, Enterprise, September 22, 1986. She was the daughter of William Morrow and Olive Hollingsworth, born November 9, 1897 in Idaho. On Oct. 27, 1926, she married Walter R. Maxwell in Enterprise. Ruth taught school at Lewis, while Walter operated the post



Maxwell, Walter – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Former Enterprise candy store owner, Walter Maxwell, died October 22, 1987 at Sumpter, the son of James H. and Lilly May Fisk. On October 27, 1926, he married Ruth Elaine Maxwell at Enterprise. She preceded him in death on September 22, 1986. The Maxwells owned and operated Maxwell’s candy store. In



Maxwell, Marvin L. – Obituary

Lostine, Oregon Marvin L. Maxwell Marvin L. Maxwell, 78, of Lostine died Saturday at Wallowa Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the Wallowa Cemetery. Bollman Funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Maxwell was born Jan. 29, 1928, to Bailey and Carmen Maxwell in Clarkston, Wash. He



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