Powhatan W. Maxey
Maxey sat on the Nashville Board of Aldermen. From 1843 to 1845, He served as Mayor of Nashville. During his tenure, what was then known as Campbell's Hill was bought from George W. Campbell for $30,000 to build the new Tennessee State Capitol. He also served as a Justice of the Peace.
Personal life and deathEdit
Maxey married Julia Hobbs on October 18, 1832. They had six children. He attended McKendree Methodist Church and later, Hobson Chapel Methodist Church. He died on August 8, 1876, and he is buried in the Nashville City Cemetery.
- Friends of Metropolitan Archives of Nashville and Davidson County, TN
- Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith, Death Notices, Christian Advocate, July–December 1876
- Edythe Maxey Clark, The Maxeys of Virginia: A genealogical history of the descendants of Edward and Susannah Maxey, Louisville, Kentucky: Gateway Press, p. 174 
- William Henry McRaven, Nashville, Athens of the South, Tennessee Book Company, 1949, p. 272 
- Nashville Library
- John Trotwood Moore, Austin P. Foster, Tennessee, the volunteer state, 1769-1923, S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1923, Volume 1, p. 428 
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