Altha Davis

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Altha was born on 22 FEB 1885 in Benton County, Arkansas, the daughter of unknown parents.

She died on 4 APR 1930 in Roosevelt County, New Mexico.

Her husband was Fred Lee Maxwell, who she married on 28 SEP 1902 in Benton County, Arkansas. They had no known children.

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Birth22 FEB 1885
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Death4 APR 1930
Place: Roosevelt County, New Mexico
Census18 APR 1910
Place: Roosevelt County, New Mexico
Age: 25
Address: Carter, precinet 11 Dwelling 23 family 23, Maxwell Charles C, head mw age 23 m1, 4 yrs born Ark, f&m Tenn, farmer on own account __ Euda C, wife fw age 24, m1 4yrs, mother 0/0 born Ark, f Ark m Texas Dwelling 24 family 24: Maxwelling Fred L, head mw age 27 m1 8 yrs, born Ark, f&m Tenn, farmer on own Account __ Altha, wife fw age 25 m1 8 yrs , mother of 3, 3 living born Ark, f Ark, m Missouri __ Gladis M, daughter fw age 7, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Bernice, daughter fw age 5, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Don Lee, son mw age 2, single, born New Mexico, f&m Ark dwelling 27, family 27, Maxwell, Andres J 70, Eliza J 64, Lutitra A 31, Nina G 12
Census9 JAN 1920
Place: Roosevelt County, New Mexico
Address: Carter p11, farm dwelling 24 family 27 Maxwell, Fred L, head, owns home, free of morgage, mw age 35 married, born Ark, f&m Tenn __ Altha, wife fw age 33 married born Ark, f Tenn, m Tenn __ Gladys M , daughter fw age 16 single born Ark, f&m Ark __ Bernice C, daughter fw age 14, single born Ark, f&m Ark __ Don L, son mw age 12, single born New Mexico, f&m Ark __ Calvan D, son mw age 2, single born New Mexico, f&m Ark
BurialAPR 1930
Place: Roosevelt County, New Mexico
Age: 54
Address: Longs Cemetery, Portales with husband Fred 1883-1939 findagrave MEMORIAL ID 10630677

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findagrave MEMORIAL ID 10630677 Altha Maxwell

BIRTH 22 Feb 1885 DEATH 4 Apr 1930 (aged 45) Portales, Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA

BURIAL Longs Cemetery Portales, Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA

MAXWELL, Altha - According to a wire received Friday noon by relatives Mrs. Altha Maxwell died at 12:30 Thursday night at her home in Portales, New Mexico after a long illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 with burial in the Long cemetery at Portales.

Besides her husband, Fred Maxwell, she is survived by two daughters, Gladys and Bernice, and two sons, Don Calvin, all at home except Gladys who is married and lives here. Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell are natives of Benton county but moved to New Mexico twenty five years ago. Mrs. Maxwell is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Jess Mabrey near Lowell. She was a sister-in-law of Mrs. W.H. Deason, Mrs. Bob Deason and John S. Maxwell.[Rogers, Democrat- Rogers, AR - 4/10/1930][Rogers Daily News - Rogers, AR - 4/4/1930]

(Courtesy of Freda Willingham)