Texas Family Group Sheet for the James Taylor MAXWELL Family


Husband: James Taylor MAXWELL
Birthdate: ca 1835
Birthplace: TN
Death date: 1912
Place of death: Llano Co., TX
Father: MAXWELL, Isaac D.
Mother: BYLER, Nancy L.

Marriage date: ca 1859
Marriage place: AR

Wife: Elsie SPILLERS
Birthdate: 25 June 1840
Birthplace: AR
Death date: 02 Jan 1881
Place of death: Llano Co., TX
Father: unknown
Mother: unknown

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Isaac D.
Sex: M
Birthdate: ca 1859
Birthplace: TN
Death date: 05 Mar 1930
Place of death: Washington Co., AR
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: Della

Child No. 2: Sarah Jane
Sex: F
Birthdate: 13 Nov 1861
Birthplace: Yell Co., AR
Death date: 04 Apr 1882
Place of death: Nolan Co., TX
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place: poss Fisher Co., TX
Spouse's name: TRENT, I. Riley

Child No. 3: Mary Delsina
Sex: F
Birthdate: 26 Apr 1867
Birthplace: Yell Co., AR
Death date: 28 June 1934
Place of death: Sweetwater, Nolan Co., TX
Marriage date: 17 Mar 1884
Marriage place: Llano Co., TX
Spouse's name: WELLS, Duncan Spiva

Child No. 4: James William Spillers
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1870
Birthplace: Yell Co., AR
Death date: 24 July 1941
Place of death: Llano Co., TX
Marriage date: 02 Oct 1890
Marriage place: Llano Co., TX
Spouse's name: ALLEN, Orinda R.

Child No. 5: Nancy Elizabeth
Sex:
Birthdate: 16 June 1876
Birthplace: Yell Co., AR
Death date: 30 Nov 1926
Place of death: Big Springs, Howard Co., TX
Marriage date: 25 Oct 1894
Marriage place: Llano Co., TX
Spouse's name: STONE, Samuel B.
 
 
Documentation:
#1 James Taylor & Elsie: Tombstone reading in cemetery located in Llano Co., TX near Bluffton.
#2 THIRD ARKANSAS UNION CALVARY: MAXWELL, JAMES T. This file was contributed by: Karen Groce wgroce@netdoor.com
#3 Yell County, Arkansas Voters List 1868 J.T. Maxwell, 32, farmer
#4 (excerpts from message): MESSAGE BOARDS @ ROOTSWEB.COM
Maxwell Family of Llano Co. TX
Author: Karylon Russell Date: 5 Jan 2001 12:00 PM
Surnames: MAXWELL, DAVIS, LOFLAND, PARKS, WATSON, COFFEY, TRENTHAM, PATTON, PULLEN, SPILLERS, ODEN, CORNELIUS, MARR, PARKER, CHADWICK, BEAL, WOLF, AIKMAN
Classification: Biography: Among the first non-German settlers in Llano Co. were the descendants of Isaac D. Maxwell and Nancy L. Byler, who married in Bedford Co. TN and lived there briefly before moving west with Isaac's brother, John H. Maxwell and wife, Elvira Byler, who was Nancy's sister, to become early residents of what became Lauderdale Co. TN.In 1844, both John H. and Isaac D. made the decision to leave Tennesse and move to Yell Co. AR. It was here that both men would live out the rest of their lives, but by the year 1880, all but one of Isaac's children and many of John H.'s descendants would relocate in Llano Co. TX. When Uncle John H. Maxwell and his son, Abram B. Maxwell, both died between 1875-1878 in Yell CO. AR, the last child of Isaac D. Maxwell, James Taylor JIM Maxwell and his wife, Elsie Spillers, sold their Arkansas property and made a permanent move to the Colorado River area of Central Texas.
Coming with them were their children, another Isaac D., Sarah Jane, Nancy, Mary Delcina, and James William Spillers Maxwell. When Elsie died early in 1881, Jim married Minta/Minnie, called "Aunt Mint", Oden. The older children did not approve of their father's remarrying, so even though most had married into Llano Co. families, all left the county except for James W.S. who still has descendants here today.
 

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