Ancestor: My paternal 3rd-great-grandfather (David Wood Maxwell)
- Born 5 March 1822 near Baxter in Jackson County, Tennessee (now Putnam County).
- Married Mary Elizabeth (“Betsy”) Shanks on 2 June 1844 in Jackson County, TN.
- Son of Samuel and Martha A. (Patton) Maxwell.
- Served in the Civil War for the Confederacy as a private, probably with the 1st Tennessee Light Artillery Battalion.
- Died on 24 August 1869 in Putnam County, TN.
Info found here.