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Maxwell-Brister marriages

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Maxwell-Brister marriages

Posted: 5 Jul 2013 8:52AM GMT
Classification: Marriage
Surnames: Maxwell, Brister, Tynes, Smith
Simeon W Maxwell b. 1828 and John Smith Maxwell b. 1831 were sons of Henry Maxwell and Jemima Smith.

These brothers married sisters.

The sisters were Margaret/Marguerite E Brister b. 1830 and Emily Jane b. 1846 , they were daughters of Alison Curtis Brister and Martha Mariah Tynes.

Simeon and Margaret/Marguerite parented 8 children : Mollie, Frances Elizabeth "Lizzie", Manda M Sophia, William Simeon "Billy", Martha A, John Benson, Emeline "Emma" and Sarah.

Simeon served in the C.S.A 1861-1865 in the 33rd Mississippi Regiment as found on application for Military headstone dated 19 Feb 1940.

John Smith Maxwell (my great grandfather) and Emily Jane Brister parented 7 children: William E, Amanda Marie, John Edward, James E, Oatis L, Thomas C and Smith (died as an infant).

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