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James Maxwell and Jenet Fingland

Their Children


James Maxwell , son of Thomas Maxwell and Jane McMeekin , was born in 1814 in Minnigaff, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland and died on 16 Dec 1898 in Kangaroo Creek, New South Wales, Australia, at age 84.

James married Jenet (Janet) Fingland , daughter of Robert Fingland and Joanna Irvine . 

Jenet was born in 1816 in Balmaclellan, Kirkcudbright, Scotland and died on 24 May 1877 in Kangaroo Creek, New South Wales, Australia, at age 61.

James and Jenet had the following children:

Mary Maxwell was born in 1840 in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.

Mary married James Newby in 1857. James died in 1859. They had one daughter: Jesse J.

Mary next married Charles Ellis, son of Joseph Ellis and Ann Robinson, in 1867.  They had five children: Anne, Elizabeth, Charles, Mary J, and James J.

Johanna Maxwell was born in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.

Johanna married Thomas Pitkin, son of Thomas Pitkin and Sarah Hill, in 1860.  Thomas was born in 1838 and died in 1916 in Grafton, New South Wales, Australia at age 78. They had 14 children: Janet Anne, George Thomas, James Robert, Henry Walter, Elizabeth Catherine, Sarah Jane, John, Mary Christina, Catherine Margaret, Isaac Wellington, Bessie Agnes, Thomas Maxwell, Alexander, and Emily M.

Thomas Maxwell was born in 1845 in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland and died on 3 Sep 1907 in Kangaroo Creek, New South Wales, Australia, at age 62.

Thomas married Christina McLennan, daughter of Alexander McLennan and Mary Matheson, on 2 Aug 1866 in Glenfernaigh, New South Wales, Australia. Christina was born i13 June 1849 in Glenfernaigh, New South Wales, Australia, died on 8 Feb 1926 in Kangaroo Creek, New South Wales, Australia at age 77, and was buried in South Grafton Cemetery. They had 12 children: James John, Mary Jane Maxwell, Alexander, Thomas William, Jessie, Flora Anne Isabella, Charles Kenneth (Kenny), George, Farquhar, Elizabeth, Christina Blanche, and Donald Norman.

Jane Maxwell was born in 1847 in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland and died in 1862, at age 15
Elizabeth Maxwell was born in 1850 in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland and died in 1919 at age 69.

Elizabeth married Thomas Mitchell in 1871. Thomas was born on 8 Jan 1849 in Moredun, Lane Cove, New South Wales and died on 8 May 1913 in South Street, Toowoomba, at age 64. They had one daughter: Elsa Maxwell.

 

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