early history of the Maxwell family is closely intertwined with the history
of Scotland. Maxwells helped shape the fledgeling Nation and steered it
The sons and daughters of this proud family are now scattered to the four
corners of the world and some may now wonder about their origins. Here
then is a brief history of some of the events in the lives of our Maxwell
forefathers. The history has been divided up into logical parts for ease
of reading and to give some different viewpoints on the same subject.