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49 M.S. Henry, History of the Lehigh Valley 426 (Bixler & Corwin 1860);  Frank B. Copp, Biographical Sketches of Some of Easton’s Prominent Citizens 15-16 (1879);  Article, “Henry D. Maxwell, Esq.”, Eastonian, Thurs., 27 Feb. 1851, p.2, col.5 (resumed practice of law “since his return from Austria”).

Upon the formation of the Easton National Guards private military company in 1848, he became the Third Lieutenant.  Prominent community members Samuel Yohe was the Captain, and Jon Eyerman was the First Lieutenant.  Article, “New Military Company”, democrat & Argus, Thurs., 21 Sept. 1848, p.2, col.2.  

50  Frank B. Copp, Biographical Sketches of Some of Easton’s Prominent Citizens 15 (Hillburn & West 1879).

51  Michael C. Schrader, Bench and Bar, Vol. V of Two Hundred Years of Life in Northampton County, PA. A Bicentennial Review  93 (Northampton County Bicentennial Commission 1976).

52 Frank B. Copp, Biographical Sketches of Some of Easton’s Prominent Citizens 18-30 (Hillburn & West 1879);  William J. Heller, II History of Northampton County and The Grand Valley of the Lehigh Biographical Section 20 (The American Historical Society 1920);  Henry D. Maxwell (compiler), The Maxwell Family – Descrendants of John and Ann Maxwell 1701 – 1894  78 (1895).  

53 Michael C. Schrader, Bench and Bar, Vol. V of Two Hundred Years of Life in Northampton County, PA. A Bicentennial Review  93 (Northampton County Bicentennial Commission 1976).

54 M.S. Henry, History of the Lehigh Valley facing 144 (Bixler & Corwin 1860).

55 Frank B. Copp, Biographical Sketches of Some of Easton’s Prominent Citizens 16 (1879).

56  Frank B. Copp, Biographical Sketches of Some of Easton’s Prominent Citizens 15 (1879).

57 “Address by Calvin F. Smith to the Memmbers of the Bench and Bar of Northampton County (29 June 1945)”, in Michael C. Schrader, Bench and Bar, Vol. V of Two Hundred Years of Life in Northampton County, PA. 214 (Northampton County Bicentennial Commission 1976).  

58E.g., Frank B. Copp, Biographical Sketches of Some of Easton’s Prominent Citizens 18-30 (Hillburn & West 1879);  John W. Jordan, Edgar Moore Green & George T. Ettinger, Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of the Lehigh Valley Pennsylvania 455-57 (The Lewis Publishing Co. 1905, reprint by Higginson Book Co.);  Booklet, Welcome to Easton Cemetery 8-9 [2006];  Richard F. Hope, Easton PA: A History 96 (AuthorHouse 2006)(and authorities cited therein).   

59 Frank B. Copp, Biographical Sketches of Some of Easton’s Prominent Citizens 14 (1879);  see M.S. Henry, History of the Lehigh Valley 426 (Bixler & Corwin 1860);  Article, “Henry D. Maxwell, Esq.”, Eastonian, Thurs., 27 Feb. 1851, p.2, col.5 (resumed practice of law “since his return from Austria”).     

60 C[harles] Kitchen, A General Directory of the Borough of Easton PA 40 (Cole & Eichman’s Office, 1855).  Henry D. Maxwell lived at 47 North 4th Street under the numbering scheme in effect at that time (at the SE corner with Spring Garden Street, where the Brady Mansion now stands at 79 North 2nd Street), while brother William Maxwell lived at 55 North 2nd Street (now 111 North 2nd Street).  See www.WalkingEaston.com entries for those addresses, and sources cited therein.    

61 See Obituary, “Mary E. Maxwell”, Easton Daily Express, Tuesday, 26 Dec. 1893, p.3, col.5 (her brother was William Maxwell, her sister was Lydia Maxwell).  Since Mary E. (Maxwell) McCarthy and Lydia D. Maxwell were daughters of William and Sarah Maxwell and sisters of Henry D. Maxwell (Sr.) (see above), that in turn makes William Maxwell a brother to Henry D. Maxwell.  

62 Michael C. Schrader, Bench and Bar, Vol. V of Two Hundred Years of Life in Northampton County, PA. A Bicentennial Review  93 (Northampton County Bicentennial Commission 1976);  see C[harles] Kitchen, A General Directory of the Borough of Easton PA 6, 40 (Cole & Eichman’s Office, 1855)(President of Council).

63  The three daughters were Laura, Mary Elizabeth (who would marry Easton businessman Henry McKeen),  and Lucy (who would marry prominent Easton businessman John Eyerman).  Henry D. Maxwell (compiler), The Maxwell Family – Descrendants of John and Ann Maxwell 1701 – 1894  78 (1895).  

Henry McKeen was a nephew and one of the successors to some of the property of Col. Thomas McKeen.  (See, e.g., www.WalkingEaston.com entry for 75 North 2nd Street.)   John Eyerman (Jr.) was the grandson

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