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George L. Maddux

Male 1857 - 1938


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  • Name  George L. Maddux  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Alt. Birth  May 1857  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 7
    Born  22 May 1857  Rome, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • At different times, records name him "George L.," "George M.," "G.W.," "William"...
    Census  1880  Cairo, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • (George "Mattox" was married to Lucy, lived with her:) Line Number 35, Dwelling Number 37, Family Number 38: George Mattox, white, male, age 22, head of household, married, occupation farm laborer, born in Iowa, father born in Ohio, mother born in Tennessee
    Iowa State Census  1885  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • (George L. Maddux was married to Lucy, lived with her and son, James E. Maddux:) Line number: 35, Dwelling number: 49, Family number: 49: George L. Maddux, Address: corner of Cedar and Mall Streets; age 27, male, married, occupation laborer, born in Louisa County, Iowa, father's nativity: native, mother's nativity: native, subject to military duty, entitled to vote
    Iowa State Census  1895  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • (G. W. "Maddox" was listed with his wife, whose name was interpreted as "Lowell," and children: Jamed Edward, whose name was "Jennie E.," Zella May, John Forest, and Alpha Maddox:) Family number: 54, line Number: 14, page: 284: G. W. Maddox, male, born about 1861
    Census  1900  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • (George L. Maddux was married to "Lewcinda," lived with her and children: Zella M., John F., and Orpha E. Maddux:) Line number 39; dwelling number 74, family number 74: George L. Maddux, head of household, white, male, born in May 1857, age 48, married, married for 20 years, born in Iowa, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Ohio, occupation farmer, could read, could write, could speak English, rented home, free of mortgage, a house (not a farm)
    Census  1910  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • (George L. Maddux was married to Lucy, lived with her and son Forrest Maddux:) Line number 8: dwelling number: 120, family number: 121: George L. Maddux, head of household, male, white, age 57, married (once), years of present marriage 30, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio, could speak English, occupation farmer, nature of industry farm, employer, could read, could write, rented home, a farm (not a house), number of house in the schedule: 114
    Iowa State Census  1915  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Card Number: 3103, male, white, married, could read, could write, number of years in Iowa: 39, George L. Maddux, age 59, Louisa County, post office address: Wapello, Wapello, Ward 1, occupation teamster, months unemployed in 1914: 1, total earnings in 1914: $475, extent of education in the common schools: 10, birth place: Iowa, owned home or farm, value of farm or home: $500, father's birthplace: Tennessee, mother's birthplace: Ohio, signed by assessor: R. E. Barr
    Census  1920  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • (George L. Maddux was married to Lucy M., lived with her and J. Flores Maddux:) Line number 40: 312 North Second Street, dwelling number: 122, family number: 126: George L. Maddux, head of household, owned home, free of mortgage, male, white, age 62, married, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Tennessee, mother's birthplace Ohio, could speak English, occupation teamster, nature of industry in town, own account
    Died  8 Jun 1938  south of Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8, 13
    Obituary  9 Jun 1938  Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    The Muscatine Journal and News Tribune 
    • George Maddux, Aged Resident of Louisa, Dies

      Wapello (IA) -- George L. Maddux, 81, died at the home of his son, James Ed Maddux, south of Wapello at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday (June 8, 1938).

      He was born in Rome, Iowa, May 22, 1857, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Maddux. He married Lucy Marshall on November 30, 1878, her death occurring on April 6, 1832.

      Six children were born to the couple, two succumbing in infancy. A daughter, Mrs. May Sellers, died in November 1910, Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Orpha Lang of Wapello and two sons, James E. of Wapello and John F. of Muscatine. One brother, Dr. Walter Maddux of Pueblo, Colorado, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive.

      Funeral rites will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Wapello Methodist Episcopal church with the; Reverend Lloyd Tennant, pastor, in charge. Burial will be in the Wapello cemetery.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [6
    • Name: Maddux, George; Sex: M; Born: 0; Died or Buried: 0; Age: 0; Buried: Wapello (township = Wapello); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page W-70; Notes: [no dates]
    Buried  10 Jun 1938  Wapello Cemetery, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 8
    Person ID  I55996  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Family  Lucinda "Lucy" Marshall,   b. 1854, Cairo, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1932, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  30 Nov 1878  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8, 14, 15
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Name: George Maddux; Gender: Male; Spouse: Lucinda Marshall; Marriage Date: 30 November 1878; County: Louisa; State: Iowa
    Residence  Apr 1910  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
    >1. James Edward "Ed" Maddux,   b. 10 Aug 1880, Cairo, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1951, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. (Child - 56049) Maddux,   b. 15 Apr 1882, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900
     3. Zella May "Mae" Maddux,   b. 13 Apr 1884, Cairo, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 10 Nov 1910, Cairo, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John Forrest Maddux,   b. 11 Jan 1888, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Orpha Edith Maddux,   b. 26 Jul 1890, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1944, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. (Child - 56051) Maddux,   b. Bef 1900,   d. Bef 1900
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F22497  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S9268] Maddux, James Edward "Ed" - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, May 3, 1951; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello city, Ward 1, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 106; supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 5A, page number: 277; enumeration date: January 12, 1920

    3. [S544] 1915 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa, Post Office: Wapello; Roll: IA1915_310

    4. [S12479] Maddux, Lucinda "Lucy" (Marshall) - Funeral Report, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 3, April 9, 1932; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S7561] Mark Maddux's Family Tree, (See URL: http://maddux.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?userid=maddux&view=9&ver=515 (7/2012)) (Reliability: 3).
      Specific URL: http://maddux.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?userid=maddux&view=0&subview=0&pid=8024&g=1 (7/2012)

    6. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 86, supervisor's district: 74 (1), sheet number: 4A, page number: 79; enumeration date: June 13, 1900

    8. [S7562] Maddux, George L. - Obituary, (originally published in The Muscatine Journal and News Tribune, page 3, June 9, 1938; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Cairo, Louisa County, Iowa; Page 4, Supervisor's District 1, Enumeration District 128, Sheet 481D; Enumerated on June 3, 1880

    10. [S929] 1885 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa, page 453; Roll: IA1885_222

    11. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Louisa County, Iowa: film number: 1022076, digital folder number: 4679442, image number: 269

    12. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S7571] Lang, Orpha Edith (Maddux) - Obituary, (originally published in The Muscatine Journal, page 2, February 24, 1944; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S26] Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1818