This collection contains a scrapbook tracing the family history of the Fred Maxwell family of Sharp County. There are pictures, birth certificates, marriage records, and other documentation.
Fred Maxwell was born in Sharp County on November 22, 1903, to Charles Albert Maxwell (born 1877-1967) and Julia Martha Raney (1891-1953). He had one sister, Fannie Belle Maxwell, born in 1911, and one brother, James Bascum Maxwell, born in 1905. Fred served in a Civil Defense Plant during World War II, and later ran a restaurant with his wife, Sarah Louise Shelton. After the restaurant closed, Fred worked at the Western Auto Store until retirement. In 1981, he put together a scrapbook tracing his family tree back several generations.
Document; 8.5" x 11"
Sharp County (Ark.)
Maxwell family papers, MSNE.0080
Arkansas State Archives
Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives
Maxwell family papers, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, Powhatan, Arkansas.
United States History