Person:Horace Maxson (1)

  • HHorace Maxson1812 - 1888
  • WSarah Coon1825 - 1916
Facts and Events
Name Horace Maxson
Gender Male
Birth[1] 17 May 1812 Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
Death[2] 14 Feb 1888 Ashaway, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
  1. Hopkinton Births and Deaths, in Arnold, James N. Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850: First series, births, marriages and deaths. A family register for the people. (Narragansett Hist. Publ. Co., 1891)

    MAXSON, Horace, of Nathan and Ruth, [born] May 17, 1812.

  2. 2.0 2.1 The Sabbath Recorder . (New York City, New York; later Plainfield, N. J.)
    44: 9:8, March 1, 1888.

    In Ashaway, R. I., Feb. 14, 1888, of congestion of the lungs, Horace Maxson, son of Nathan and Ruth (Crandall) Maxson, and grandson of Joseph Maxson. He was born May 17, 1818, in Ashaway, in the "Old Maxson homestead," where his father was born, and where he passed most of his life. Brother Maxson was a sailor in his earlier days. He united with the First Seventh-day Baptist Church of Hopkinton, in 1831. Last winter, during the extra meetings, his spiritual interests were much revived, and during his brief sickness of four days he expressed his trust in God.
    A wife and three children mourn him. He was an obliging neighbor, a genial companion, and an affectionate father. I. L. C.