David Wakeman Maxwell

b: 31 Dec 1843 in Unionport, Jeff Co. Oh. d: 12 Feb 1934 in Steubenville, Jeff. Co. Oh. he married to Caroline H. Cable b: 5 May 1848 in Jeff Co Oh d: 24 Mar 1892 in Jeff Co Oh m: 17 Jan 1871 in Hamline Church, Jeff Co. Oh. Father: Benjamin Cable Mother: Persis Shaw. After the death of his wife, David never remarried.

Dated. March 1 Mar. 1934. Obituary David W. Maxwell (Steubenville Hearld)

A military funeral was accorded David W. Maxwell, a veteran of the 157th Ohio, at Union cemetery, Wednesday afternoon. The G.A.R. service was read at the grave, then the firing squad fired a salute and taps were sounded. The services were held at the home of his son, Wilber Maxwell on Woodlawn road, at 3 pm. Rev. W. E. Tilton officiating and they were largely attended. Mr. Maxwell died at his home at 1507 Pennsylvania Avenue, Monday, aged 90 years. He was one of the few surviving members of the G.A.R. in Jefferson County Ohio.

On David's Certificate of Death recorded Steubenville Health Department. He was a carpenter, widow and died due to Heart trouble. His address was 1507 Pennsylvania Ave. Steubenville Ohio.

Contributed by Donna (Maxwell) Tivener


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