Maxcy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Maxcy family

The surname Maxcy was first found in Northampton where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

Important Dates for the Maxcy family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maxcy research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, 1600, and 1617 are included under the topic Early Maxcy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Maxcy Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Maxey, Maxie, Max, Maxy, Maxse, Maxsey and others.

Early Notables of the Maxcy family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Maxcy family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

Contemporary Notables of the name Maxcy (post 1700)

  • Virgil Maxcy (1785-1844), American politician, Member of Maryland State House of Delegates; Member of Maryland State Senate; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Belgium, 1837-42 [1]
  • Maxcy Clarence Harrelson, American politician, Member of South Carolina State Senate from Marion County, 1925-32 [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from
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