Carrie Imogene Maxwell1,2,3

ID# 15504, (1858 - 1936)
FatherJames Harvey Maxwell4,5 (1822 - )
MotherMary M. Cole4,5 (1830 - )

Key Events:

Birth: 28 Dec 1858, Fredonia, Caldwell Co., Kentucky6,7
Marriage: Moses Clark Kirkpatrick, 2 Feb 1881, C. P. Church, Caldwell Co., Kentucky8,9,10
Death: 20 Sep 1936, Mullen, Mills Co., Texas11
Burial: 21 Sep 1936, Mullen Cemetery4

Spouse:Moses Clark Kirkpatrick (8 Jan 1857 - 16 Jul 1913)
     Children:

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

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Narrative:

     Carrie Imogene Maxwell was born on 28 Dec 1858 in Fredonia, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.6,7 She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Fredonia, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, in the household of her parents, James Harvey Maxwell and Mary M. Cole. The family apparently lived close to that of her future husband, as they appear six households previously in the record.12,13 She appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of De Soto, Jackson Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.14 She appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Fredonia, Kentucky in the household of her parents.15
     She was a music teacher before her marriage.16
     Carrie married Moses Clark Kirkpatrick, son of Dr. William Dodd Kirkpatrick and Aurelia Skinner Cobb, on 2 Feb 1881 in C. P. Church, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, with Rev. L. O. Spencer officiating.8,9,10
     According to a newspaper account of Carrie and Moses's wedding, there was "an elegant supper afterwards at the home of the bride's parents, with a goodly number of invited guests." The gifts included:
- Bed room set of furniture, from the groom's parents
- china wash stand set, Dr. J. D. Kirkpatrick, Kuttawa [the groom's brother]
- pair bracelets, from the groom
- silver water pitcher and goblets from Mr. W. D. Kirkpatrick, Paducah [the groom's other brother]
- silver cake basket, Mr. and Mrs. Guthrie, Paducah
- silver butter stand; Dr. Maxwell and lady, Paducah
- one hundred dollars, Mr. Perry Maxwell, Marion
- one dozen silver knives, A.J. Wells and Frank Maxwell, Lundy's Lane, Pa.
- toilet set, Misses Fannie and Jennie Clement, Paradise
- oil wash-stand set, Miss Mary K. Clement, Paradise
- two pair pillow shams, Mrs. Z. J. Crider, Walnut Grove
- two pairs slippers, Mrs. A. S. Kirkpatrick, Fredonia [the groom's mother]
- lace toilet sets, Miss Nannie Halsell, Fredonia
- pair Japanese bracelets, Mrs. N. R. Wheat, Ashley, Ill
- silver butter dish and chair tidy, Mr. and Mrs. G E Anglen, Ashley Ill
- handsome photograph and frame, Mrs. J E Wells, Lundy's Lane, Pa
- two crooked brass pins, Rev. L. O. Spencer, Princeton
- bouquet of natural flowers, Mr. W. D. Kirkpatrick, Paducah
- large family bible, Mrs. A. L. Kirkpatrick, Fredonia
- bronze horse-shoe for good luck, Mr. B. F. Smith, Fredonia
     On the following day a reception was given them by the groom's parents "where everything was as it should have been and as Mrs. Kirkpatrick knows so well how to have it."17
     Moses and Carrie and their family moved to Mills Co., Texas after 1880, apparently about the same time his parents did. Carrie and Moses appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Mills Co., Texas, enumerated 13 Jun 1900, reporting that they owned their farm, mortgage free. Their children Nellie, William, Maxwell, Ruth, Hugh and Carrie were listed as living with them. They were apparently living close to his parents as they are listed next.18
     Carrie and Moses appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Mills Co., Texas, enumerated 28 Apr 1910, reporting that they owned their farm, mortgage free. Their children Nellie, Marie, Ruth, Hugh and Carrie were listed as living with them.19
     She appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Mullen, Mills Co., Texas, at Forth St., enumerated 8 Jan 1920, reporting that she owned her home, free of mortgage. Her children Nellie, Hugh and Carrie were listed as living with her.20
     Carrie appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Mullen, Mills Co., Texas, at Hudson St., enumerated 5 Apr 1930, reporting that she owned her home, valued at $2,200, and did not own a radio. Her daughter Carrie was listed as living with her.21
     Carrie died on 20 Sep 1936 in Mullen, Mills Co., Texas, at age 77.11 She was buried on 21 Sep 1936 in Mullen Cemetery.4

Citations

  1. [S2791] Hugh Carlisle Kirkpatrick, Certificate of Death, shows name as Carrie Imogene Maxwell.
  2. [S2292] Carrie I. Kirkpatrick, Standard Certificate of Death, shows father's surname as Maxwell.
  3. [S2759] James H. Maxwell household, 1880 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows name as Carrie I. Maxwell.
  4. [S2292] Carrie I. Kirkpatrick, Standard Certificate of Death.
  5. [S2761] J. H. Maxwell household, 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S2292] Carrie I. Kirkpatrick, Standard Certificate of Death, shows date, town, and state.
  7. [S2761] J. H. Maxwell household, 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows age 2 and state.
  8. [S2290] Eishen, "Descendants of William Bradford", shows date, as 2nd, county, and state.
  9. [S865] Oliver, Caldwell County Kentucky Genealogy Page, transcript of article from the Princeton Banner (paper name torn and may be wrong) 3 Feb 1881, "Fredonia Items" column. Article provide to Oliver by Ines Eishen, great-granddaughter of the bride and groom. Shows date, as " Wednesday night last, Feb 3rd" [but Wednesday was the 2nd], church, officiant, and list of gifts.
  10. [S2766] M. C. Kirkpatrick household, 1910 U.S. Census, Mills Co., Texas, shows married 29 years.
  11. [S2292] Carrie I. Kirkpatrick, Standard Certificate of Death, shows date, town, county, and state.
  12. [S2761] J. H. Maxwell household, 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  13. [S2762] J. H. Maxwell, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  14. [S2760] James Maxwell household, 1870 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Illinois.
  15. [S2759] James H. Maxwell household, 1880 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  16. [S2759] James H. Maxwell household, 1880 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows occupation as music teacher.
  17. [S865] Oliver, Caldwell County Kentucky Genealogy Page, transcript of article from the Princeton Banner (paper name torn and may be wrong) 3 Feb 1881, "Fredonia Items" column.
  18. [S853] M. C. Kirkpatrick household, 1900 U.S. Census, Mills Co., Texas.
  19. [S2766] M. C. Kirkpatrick household, 1910 U.S. Census, Mills Co., Texas.
  20. [S2767] Carrie I. Kirkpatric household, 1920 U.S. Census, Mills Co., Texas.
  21. [S2768] Carrie I. Kirkpatrick household, 1930 U.S. Census, Mills Co., Texas.
  22. [S2769] Nellie James Kirkpatrick, Certificate of Death.
  23. [S2294] William Warren Kirkpatrick, Standard Certificate of Death.
  24. [S853] M. C. Kirkpatrick household, 1900 U.S. Census, Mills Co., Texas, shows him as son of Carry's husband, and that they had been married longer than the age of the child.
  25. [S2290] Eishen, "Descendants of William Bradford."
  26. [S5354] Marie Aurelia Hancock, Certificate of Death.
  27. [S853] M. C. Kirkpatrick household, 1900 U.S. Census, Mills Co., Texas, shows the child as daughter of Carry's husband, and that they had been married longer than the age of the child.
  28. [S2766] M. C. Kirkpatrick household, 1910 U.S. Census, Mills Co., Texas, shows Mary as the daughter of Carrie's husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  29. [S2770] Ruth Gilmore, Certificate of Death.
  30. [S2791] Hugh Carlisle Kirkpatrick, Certificate of Death.