|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1844|
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 1907|
Malinda Frances 'Mallie' Maxwell was born January 27, 1844, in Mississippi, daughter of John Maxville and Martha Jackson. The 1850 Federal Census for Southern Division, Mississippi (DeSoto County) shows Malinda Maxville, age 6, born in Mississippi; living with her father, John Maxville, a farmer, age 41, born in South Carolina; and her mother, Martha, age 34, born in Tennessee. Also living in the household were Malinda's siblings: Adaline, age 14; James Harvey., age 12; Martha M., age 8; Haseltine T., age 3; and Sarah Jane, age 1; all born in Mississippi. The youngest child, John C. Maxville, would not be born until 1851.
On August 10, 1862, in Panola County, Mississippi, Malinda married John Washington Lipsey, who was born May 3, 1836 in Harris County, Georgia, son of Hezekiah W. Lipsey and Elizabeth Booth Walker.
The 1880 Federal Census for District 11, Tennessee (Shelby County) shows M. F. Lipsey, age 36, born in Mississippi; and her husband, J. W. Lipsey, a minister of the gospel, age 44, born in Mississippi. Living with them were six children: Lulu Theresa, age 16; Plautus Iberus, age 15; Lemuel Hall, age 12; Minnie M., age 10; Dan Burford, age 6; and Alva M., age 2; all born in Mississippi.
Malinda died November 12, 1907 in Durant, Indian Territory (Choctaw Nation) (now Oklahoma, Bryan County) and was buried there in Highland Cemetery.
News Article, Forrest City Arkansas Times, November 22, 1907
Dr. L. H.Lipsey received word of his mother's death in the Indian Territory at her home early last week. She had been in bad health for some time, her husband resigning his position as pastor of the Baptist church. We are saddened to learn of her death.
Malinda's husband, John, died December 16, 1913 in Memphis, Tennessee (Shelby County). His body was returned to Durant, Oklahoma (Bryan County) to be buried in the Highland cemetery.
Memphis Press Scimitar, December 17, 1913
Funeral services for Reverend J. W. Lipsey, 77, well-known in Memphis and surrounding towns in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi, were had Wednesday morning from the parlors of J. W. Norris and Company. Reverend Lipsey died at the Baptist hospital Tuesday afternoon. His body will be sent to Durant, Oklahoma for interment. Reverend Lipsey had been a resident of Memphis for the last five years, but was an invalid during that time. He formerly conducted services in nearby towns in the three states. He is survived by three sons, Dr. P. I, Lipsey, of Jackson, Mississippi; Dr. L. H. Lipsey, of Wynne, Arkansas; and D. B. Lipsey, of Little Rock, Arkansas; and two daughters, Mrs. G. R. Mason and Mrs. J. H. Mason, of Durant, Oklahoma
John Maxville (____ - 1862)
Martha M. Maxville (1841 - 1855)
John Washington Lipsey (1838 - 1913)
Plautus Iberus Lipsey (1865 - 1947)*
Minnie M. Lipsey Mason (1870 - 1936)*
Alva Theresa Lipsey Mason (1877 - 1965)*
A devoted wife and kind mother, a consecrated Christian, Saved by grace, Asleep in Jesus.
Plot: Drive 1, Section 3, Lot 0207
Maintained by: Nancy Ladd
Originally Created by: Paul V. Isbell
Record added: Apr 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51295238