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Maxwell - Robert

OBITUARY 10-26-1908 Post #86 Haller City (Arlington)
Robert MAXWELL died at his home at Trafton Monday, Oct. 26, aged 72 years, 2 months and 22 days. Death was due to apoplexy and came suddenly but peacefully. The funeral services were held from the M.E. church Thursday at 10 o´clock, the pastor, Rev. J.W. Kern, preaching a touching and appropriate discourse from Psalms 116:15: "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints,' a text chosen by deceased. Dr. Oliver followed with a brief eulogy recounting his virtues as a citizen and soldier. After the large concourse of friends had viewed the remains, they were removed to the depot by Undertaker Moll and shipped to Snohomish where interment occurred in the Grand Army Cemetery. The pall bearers were: D.S. Baker, J.F. Earnheart, A.L. Blair, John Morris, J.B. Patty and Ira Hollingsworth. Robert Maxwell was born at Port Jefferson, Ohio, Aug. 4, 1834, and moved to Montgomery Co. Ind., and was married to Mary SPRATT Oct. 31, 1858, at Crawfordsville. He inlisted in the Eleventh Indiana regiment at Ladoga, April 18, 1861, for 3 months service. He re-inlisted in the Seventy Second Ind. at Crawfordsville July 15, 1862 and was promoted to Orderly Sergeant and to Second and First Lieutenant, being discharged at Nashville, TN, June 26, 1865. His regiment formed part of Wilder´s brigade of Mounted infantry and saw active servicew in the campaigns covering Hoover´s Gap, Stone River, Okalona, Chickamauga, Kenasaw Mountain, Atlanta and the Wilson raid, which was the last important expedition of the war. After the war he lived in Ind, Mi, Dakota, and came to Arlington 18 years ago, since when he has resided on his farm at Trafton, where he was postmaster for a number of years. He is survived by his wife and three children, Mrs. C.W. BARR of Trafton, L. B. MAXWELL of Missoula, Mt, and a son at Raton, New Mexico.

Source: Snohomish Co. Marriage Records
Robert MAXWELL married Florence A. SMITH 11-18-1899
Frederick William MAXWELL married Laura May BURT 10-9-1913 John MAXWELL married Rue CONOVER 12-9-1911

Source: Snohomish Co. Death Records
Donald C. MAXWELL age 14days died 8-14-1901 par. Robert J. MAXWELL & Florence SMITH
Robert MAXWELL 8-4-1836 Port Jefferson, Oh died 10-26-1908 par. James MAXWELL and Elizabeth COUNTS
Florence E. MAXWELL (SMITH) age 27 died 2-13-1909 buried at Florence Cemetery
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