Maxson & Zimmer Genealogy
This page is dedicated to the descendants of Richard Maxson. Part of the records through Varnum Phineas Maxson’s (1755-1849) children, are from Phineas Maxson’s Bible records in possession of Mrs. William Lowry, of Hammond, N. Y., and from Surrogate’s office at Clayton, N. Y., furnished by Albert T. Maxson. Phineas Maxson lived three or four years in Hopkinton, R. 1., after the Revolution, when he moved to N. Y., living in Hoosic, Shadock, New Baltimore, six and one-half years, where he was allowed a pension on application executed Sept. 5, 1832 (Vet. Admin. Certificate 8485 issued Dec. 22, 1832, N. Y. and accounting office). In his application for pension, Stephen Maxson of DeRuyter, N. Y., stated that he was a cousin of Phineas Maxson and that he served in the Revolution with Phineas. Phineas Maxson enlisted May 1775, served 8 months as sergeant (1776-1777), served 3 months as Ensign In Capt. Jesse Bur-dock’s Co., Colo. Jease Maxson’s R. 1. Regt. He was commissioned July 9, 1780, Capt. of the 3rd company trained band of Hopkinton, R.I. In 1780, he marched to Newport and served one month under Col. Miller. Capt. John Maxson (1701-1786), father of Jesse Maxson, was a cousin of Rev. John Maxson (1666-1748).
Asa Chandler Maxson
All data on web sites may contain errors,
and should be checked at original source for accuracy.
For our family photo’s please go to our ‘Maxson/Zimmer Photo Page’
Please go to my Maxson Family page for a naritave on the early history of the Maxson family in America.
Please go to the Letter from David Maxson (1883-1864) to his brother Benjamin in 1864.
Please go to the Rand & Brown Farm page for a discription of what life was like during the 1880s and early 1890s in Grandin, North Dakota.
Linked below are the Geneology Reports for the Maxson and Zimmer families and those who have married into the line. Please double click on the link for the report you wish to see.
The files are in a PDF format. You need Acrobat Reader to view them. If you don’t have one you can go to Acrobat to download it.
Maxson information sources:
The Lyman Percy Maxson Branch of the Maxson Family
Research and Compilation by Asa Chandler Maxson; Longmont, Co.
Web Site for: ‘Flesher/Fleischer Database’