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Diamond, Eliza Ann (Lydia)
B: 27 Apr 1879, PEI
D: 25 Dec 1947, Minneapolis, MN
Buried: Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN
M: 12 Aug 1896, Samuel Maxwell

FN: James Allen Diamond
MN: Amelia Matthew

She was three years old when they came to Minnesota.

Children of Samuel Maxwell and Eliza Ann Diamond:

1. Clarence Maxwell
B: 12 Nov 1897, Humboldt, MN
M: Mildred Peterson

1. Richard (Dick)

2. Earl Maxwell
B: Feb 1899, Humboldt, MN
M: Dorothy Joan Raymond
Earl was an attorney and later a judge in Hennepin County, MN


1. Audrey Maxwell
M: Robert Holt

Children of Robert Holt and Audrey Maxwell:

1. Tim Holt
2. Kay Holt
3. Holly Holt
4. Wendie Holt

2. James Maxwell

3. Harvey Cecil Maxwell
B: 07 Jul 1905, Humboldt, MN
M: 1929, Winnifred Wilkerson

Harvey was a Medical Doctor and specialized in eye, ear, nose, and throat.
He lived most of his life in Santa Ana, Calif. They had no children.

4. Janie Mildred Maxwell
B: 29 Jun 1902, Humboldt, MN
D: 04 Apr 1971, St. Paul, MN. Bur: Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN
M: (1) 19 Aug 1926, Gustavus Morrison
M: (2) 1958, Herbert Turnquist

5. Vera Blanch Maxwell
B: 29 Jun 1902
D: 19 Jan 1911, pneumonia

6. Marion May Maxwell (aka "Tooie")
B: 11 May 1920, Humboldt, Minnesota
D: 25 March 2003, San Diego, California
M: James Notaro d. 1998

Children of James Notaro and Marion May Maxwell:

Son Notaro

Daughter Notaro

Marion May Notaro

Marion May Notaro passed away March 25, 2003, in San Diego, California. Born Marion May Maxwell in Humboldt, Minnesota, on May 11, 1920, and endearingly called "Tooie" as the youngest sibling, she was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Lydia Maxwell, and her six brothers and sisters.   

Marion graduated from Macalaster College in Minneapolis, MN, with a master's degree in business. She made her career in real estate, owning several rental properties in the Minneapolis area. After her marriage to James Notaro, who predeceased her in 1998, Marion became active in the Minneapolis suburb of Bryn Mawr, owning and operating an antique store, and editing and writing for the Bryn Mawr Bugle. She was an enthusiastic public speaker, president of the local seniors association, and often entertained groups at the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church and Jewish Community Center.  

Marion was known for her artistic flair. She painted in oils ala Renoir, collected antiques, played the piano, and wrote humorous short stories about family life. She was an avid mystery reader. She had three beloved dogs, Mikey, Pulco and Oliver. She enjoyed traveling and spending winters in her Laguna Beach, CA, home.  

Marion is survived by her son and daughter, and their families; Jeff Striebel, grandchildren Jeremy and Michelle, and great-grandson James, all of Minneapolis, MN, and Linda Waggoner and granddaughter, Cassidy, of San Diego, CA, and grandson, Monty, of Fargo, ND.

Services: Graveside service is pending at Lakewood Cemetery, 3600 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

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