Mrs. Charlie Maximo, wife of Capt. Charlie was
Marie Maximo, also known as Marta.
She was a Northern Miwok from the Ione area. In 1915, Captain Charley
told John Terrell, Special Indian Agent, that his wife's family
had been in the Ione area since the sun first came up in the sky.
In 1905-1906, CE Kelsey identifies Capt.
Charley Maximo & wife living in Ione of Amador County without
In 1910, Marie Maximo was living with her
husband Charlie Maximo in Township 2, Ione, of Amador County. Marie was 60 and Charlie
Maximo was 55 years old. Marie
and Charlie married in 1909, the third marriage for both of them. Marie Maximo was born
near Ione, as were both of her parents. Marie had given birth to
8 children, none were still living.
Marta died on July 10, 1915 and was buried in the Jackson Valley Indian Cemetery. Marta was listed as being about 85 at the time of death.