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 Grace Caroline <I>Wiseley</I> Maxwell

Grace Caroline Wiseley Maxwell

Hancock County, Ohio, USA
Death 29 Aug 1990 (aged 107)
Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio, USA
Burial Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio, USA
Plot Block 39, Lot 57, Space 2
Memorial ID 59485869 · View Source
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Gracia Wiseley
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Name: Gracia Wiseley
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 16 Jun 1883
Event Place: Marion Twp., Hancock, Ohio
Gender: Female
Race: white
Father's Name: Daniel Wiseley
Mother's Name: Mary F. Thomas

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Grace W. Maxwell

Mrs. Maxwell, a former resident of 328 Howard St., died at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday at Winebrenner Health Care Center.

She was born June 16, 1883 in McComb to Daniel and Mary (Thomas) Wisely. She married John B. Maxwell on May 25, 1908, and he died June 3, 1971.

Surviving are a daughter, Ruthanna M. Weber, Chevy Chase, Md.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A homemaker, Mrs. Maxwell was a charter member and board member of the Camp Fire Girls Council. She also was a charter member of the Findlay Garden Club. She had served as a YMCA board member, and was active in the Women's Christian Temperance Union.

She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, where she was active for 70 years. She also was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Spanish War Veterans. She received a special citation for her work with the Red Cross during World War II, when she knitted wool caps and socks for soldiers.

Mrs. Maxwell graduated from Koontz country school, then graduated from Findlay College in 1902 with a degree in music.

Funeral services will be held Sunday for 107-year-old Grace W. Maxwell, a Findlay woman who was the oldest known resident of Hancock County, and who was a charter member of several local organizations.

Mrs. Maxwell was the oldest Findlay College alumnus, the oldest member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the oldest resident of Winebrenner Health Care center.

Rev. John Dyer, officiated at the services at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery.

The Courier
Findlay, Hancock, Ohio
Friday, August 31, 1990
Page A5

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  • Maintained by: Joyce Niswander
  • Originally Created by: Joseph Crone
  • Added: 1 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59485869
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Grace Caroline Wiseley Maxwell (16 Jun 1883–29 Aug 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59485869, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Joyce Niswander (contributor 48034852) .