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Charles AXTELL's other family: with Mary S. MAGUIRE ( -1849)

Family of Charles AXTELL and Elizabeth M. CAMPBELL

Husband: Charles AXTELL (1818-1891)
Wife: Elizabeth M. CAMPBELL ( - )
Children: Mary Libania AXTELL (1859- )
Juliet Hay AXTELL (1861-1863)
Elizabeth Brown AXTELL (1863-1863)
Harriet AXTELL (1869- )
Marriage Nov 1853

Husband: Charles AXTELL

Name: Charles AXTELL 1
Sex: Male
Name Suffix: Rev.
Father: Henry AXTELL (1773-1829)
Mother: Hannah COOK (1775?-1840)
Birth 28 Jul 1818 Geneva, Ontario County, New York, USA
Title Rev.
Death 31 Oct 1891 (age 73) Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA

Wife: Elizabeth M. CAMPBELL

Name: Elizabeth M. CAMPBELL 1
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth USA

Child 1: Mary Libania AXTELL

Name: Mary Libania AXTELL 1
Sex: Female
Spouse: Judson W. BISHOP ( - )
Birth Jan 1859 USA

Child 2: Juliet Hay AXTELL

Name: Juliet Hay AXTELL 1
Sex: Female
Birth 4 Mar 1861 USA
Death 22 Feb 1863 (age 1) USA

Child 3: Elizabeth Brown AXTELL

Name: Elizabeth Brown AXTELL 1
Sex: Female
Birth 6 Jun 1863 USA
Death 7 Jun 1863 (age 0) USA

Child 4: Harriet AXTELL

Name: Harriet AXTELL 1
Sex: Female
Spouse: Homer Clifton JOHNSTONE ( - )
Birth 16 Sep 1869 USA

Note on Husband: Charles AXTELL

b. July 28, 1818, at Geneva, N.Y. When a young man, before finishing his

education, he went on a whaling voyage into the south Pacific ocean where he

met with many thrilling and strange adventures. He was put ashore on a lone

island where he nearly perished. After returning home he finished his

collegiaate course, studied theology, was ordained to the Presbyterian

ministry in 1852, and continued until 1886, holding pastorates at Greenfield

and Galena, Ill., Dubuque, Bellevue and Tipton, Iowa, Xenia, Ohio. He was

twice married: (1) to Mary S. Maguire of Indiana, in 1848 (d. Oct. 1849); and

(2) to Elizabeth M. Campbell of Knightstown, Ind., Nov. 1853. He died at

Mankato, Minn., Oct. 31, 1891. Conscientiously Presbyterian, he loved all

Christian people and gave them unqualified fellowship. Bred to scholarly and

even aristocratic associations, his heart went out to all, and he showed a

pastor's care for the most uninviting; his devotions did not degenerate into

pietism. He was a charming companion, one of the most courtly gentlemen in

the social circle. His life was so gentle and the elements so mixed in him

that nature might stand up and say to all the world, "This is a man."

Note on Wife: Elizabeth M. CAMPBELL

of Knightstown, Ind.

Sources

1Daniel Gibson Axtell, "Axb45.ged" (File from www.axtellfamily.org).