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Axtell One Name Study
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Samuel AXTELL's other family: with Celia DEAN ( -1806)

Family of Samuel AXTELL and Martha EARL

Husband: Samuel AXTELL (1756-1836)
Wife: Martha EARL ( -1859)

Husband: Samuel AXTELL

Name: Samuel AXTELL 1,2
Sex: Male
Father: Samuel AXTELL (1717-1769)
Mother: Hannah HATHAWAY ( - )
Birth 8 Jan 1756 Berkley, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 6 Jul 1836 (age 80) USA

Wife: Martha EARL

Name: Martha EARL 1
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth USA
Death 26 Aug 1859 USA

Note on Husband: Samuel AXTELL

b. Jan. 8, 1756, in Berkley, Mass. The Mass. record of Soldiers and Sailors

of the Revolutionary War gives Samuel as serving under Capt. Samuel Tubbs,

Col. Timothy Walker's rgt.; was at camp at Roxbury, Nov. 20, 1775; also

descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for a term

of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, under command of Capt.

Dix; also mentioned "payroll for 6 month men raised by town of Berkley for

service in Continental Army During 1780." In 1778 Samuel Axter is credited as

a soldier to Scituate, Mass., age 22; stature 5 ft. 8 in., complexion light."

If Axter means Axtell, this may be Samuel 5-32 but why is he credited to

Scituate instead of Berkley? After the Revolution he went to Chester, Vt.,

and settled in what was then a wilderness. He saw service in the war of 1812.

About 1785 he married Celia Dean of Taunton, Mass., who died Dec. 5, 1806.

His second wife was Martha Earl, who died Aug. 26, 1859. Samuel died July 6,

1836

Sources

1Daniel Gibson Axtell, "Axb45.ged" (File from www.axtellfamily.org).
2Eduardo Moreno, "Person - Eduardo Moreno" (http://www.dim.uchile.cl/~emoreno/ ).