Axtell One Name Study
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Daniel AXTELL's other family: with Elizabeth (1764?-1839)

Family of Daniel AXTELL and Hodesh ELDERKIN

Husband: Daniel AXTELL (1759-1837)
Wife: Hodesh ELDERKIN (1758-1792)
Children: Chauncey E. AXTELL (1786-1865?)
Daniel AXTELL (1789-1872)
William AXTELL (1791-1880)
Marriage 1785 (app) USA 1

Husband: Daniel AXTELL

Name: Daniel AXTELL 2,3
Sex: Male
Father: Daniel AXTELL (1734-1799)
Mother: Elizabeth WHITTEMORE (1735?-1812)
Birth 1 May 1759 Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA 1,3
Death 25 Dec 1837 (age 78) Allegheny County, New York, USA 1,3
Burial 1837 Nile, Allegany County, New York, USA 3

Wife: Hodesh ELDERKIN

Name: Hodesh ELDERKIN 1,2,3
Sex: Female
Father: James ELDERKIN (1725-1807)
Mother: Betty WATERMAN (1724-1791)
Birth 14 Dec 1758 Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA 4
Death 1792 (age 33-34) Delaware County, New York, USA 2,4

Child 1: Chauncey E. AXTELL

Name: Chauncey E. AXTELL 2,5,6
Sex: Male
Spouse: Betsey A MORSE (1796-1853)
Birth 1786 Delaware County, New York, USA
Death 1865 (app) (age 78-79) Wilmington, Will County, Illinois, USA

Child 2: Daniel AXTELL

Name: Daniel AXTELL 2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Betsey SNELL (1798-1884)
Birth 5 Aug 1789 Unadilla, Otsego County, New York, USA
Death 10 May 1872 (age 82) Huntington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA

Child 3: William AXTELL

Name: William AXTELL 2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Violet SHELDON ( -1858)
Birth 29 Nov 1791 Delaware County, New York, USA 2,4
Death 28 Mar 1880 (age 88) Huntington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Chesterfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA

Note on Husband: Daniel AXTELL

b. May 1, 1759, at Grafton, Mass. The Mass. record of Revolutionary Soldiers records six entries ascribed to Daniel Axtell of Mass. Some of these may refer to other than this Daniel, although all indications are that he served under several different commanders during the struggle for independence. According to family tradition he served as a member of Washington's body guard. He married (1) -- Elderkin of Windham, Conn. He settled first in Delaware Co., N.Y. His wife died in 1792, leaving him with three small boys, born in Delaware and Otsego Counties, N.Y. After her death he took the two younger boys to live with their aunt in Huntington, Mass., and with the oldest he moved to Friendship, N.Y. He married (2) Elizabeth -- who died March 10, 1839 in her 75th year. Daniel died Dec. 25, 1837. To this second union three children were born


1Genes Reunited, "Genes Reunited Member". Margaret Allison.
2Daniel Gibson Axtell, "Axb45.ged" (File from www.axtellfamily.org).
3Amy Water, "Find-a-Grave for Daniel Axtell (1759-1837)" (http://www.findagrav e.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&;GSln=axtell&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all &GSob=c&GSsr=241&GRid=12760126&).
Find-a-Grave. Web: http://www.findagrave.com.
4"Person - Dorothy Cameron" (http://www.genesr eunited.co.uk/tree/?member_key=1674760).
Genes Reunited.
5"History of Wirt, New York" (http://history.rays-place.co m/ny/wirt-ny.htm).
Rays Place.
6Marsha Redden, "Find-a-Grave for Betsey A Axtell nee Morse (1796-1853)" (http://www.findagrav e.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&;GSln=axtell&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all &GSob=c&GSsr=241&GRid=19479676&).
Find-a-Grave. Web: http://www.findagrave.com.