We would be glad to exchange information with common ancestry.
Larry's mother, Doris Hansen is 100% Norwegian. Her parents are from Southern Norway and lived in towns from Mandal to Lyngdal, Norway.
Larry, his father Herbert H. Maxwell, and his grandfather and great grandfather John H. Maxwell I & II, all lived around New York City, New Jersey and Long Island. James Alexander Maxwell was the immigrant ancestor, coming to New York from Lanark, Scotland.
Through Cecelia M. Corcoran, John H. Maxwell I's second wife, Larry has ancestry which dates to Ireland and to the original settlers of Westchester Co., NY, including the Kniffen's and Nodines.
Larry's grandmother, Gertrude M. Fancher, has some German ancestry on her mother's side. On her father's side her ancestry dates back to Westchester Co., NY and Fairfield Co., CT. It includes many original settlers with surnames like Bouton, Marvin, Brown, DeForest, Olmstead and more.
Rebekah C. Fitch's family, lived for many years in Bradford Co., PA. Her ancestry traces back to New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Masachusetts. It includes many original settlers, along with some Mayflower passengers. She is directly related to at least 7 U.S. presidents. Some of the surnames on her side include: Jennings, Strope, Green, Arnold, Brown, Compton and more.
Daniel Maxwell (son of Larry & Rebekah) married Heidi Gonzales, which links his children to some of the original settlers of Mexico.