Biography of Charles S. Maxey
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





CHARLES S. MAXEY, farmer, P. 0. London, was born on the farm where he now resides, April 3, 1856. His father, John T. Maxey, was born in Madison County November 10, 1814, and died on the farm of his birth July 29, 1867. He was a son of Stephen and Fannie (Troxel) Maxey, natives of Virginia. He married Charity Starr a daughter of Abram and Mary Starr, the former a native of Virginia, and the latter of South Carolina. By this union six children were born, viz., Stephen W., Mary F., Elizabeth E., Laura, Charles S. and Pearl. The mother died in Madison County January 26, 1882. Stephen Maxey. the grandfather, of our subject, came from Virginia to Ohio at an early day, and located in Greene County, but after a short residence there, located in this county previous to 1814. Our subject grew up on the farm, receiving a common school education. From 1876 to 1881, he engaged in teaching school, but since that time has devoted his time and attention exclusively to farming. In 1879, he married Susan Reed, of Madison County, by whom he has had one child, a daughter, born September 3, 1880. Mr. Maxey is a Republican in politics, and cast his first vote for Garfield for President. He owns 156 acres of good land, on which he lives. His wife is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. His father was prominently identified with the Masonic fraternity, served the county for a term as County Commissioner, and was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois
1883


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