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Susan GILKERSON's parents: Thomas GILKERSON ( - ) and Sarah ( - )

Family of Andrew Jackson AXTELL and Susan GILKERSON

Husband: Andrew Jackson AXTELL (1827-1900)
Wife: Susan GILKERSON (1827-1923)
Children: Charles J. AXTELL (1851-1917)
William Francis AXTELL (1855-1936)
Thomas E AXTELL (1859-1876)
Martha M AXTELL (1861-1932)
Henry Oscar AXTELL (1865- )
Mary Bell AXTELL (1865- )
Harry Allen AXTELL (1869-1948)
Maud H AXTELL (1886- )
Marriage 7 Nov 1850 Sarahsville, , Ohio, USA

Husband: Andrew Jackson AXTELL

Name: Andrew Jackson AXTELL 1
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas AXTELL (1793-1867)
Mother: Mary WIER (1797-1875)
Birth 18 Oct 1827 Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA 2
Occupation Doctor
Death (1) 28 Jan 1900 (age 72) Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA 2
Death (2) 23 Jan 1900 (age 72) USA


Name: Susan GILKERSON 1
Sex: Female
Father: Thomas GILKERSON ( - )
Mother: Sarah ( - )
Birth (1) 16 Jul 1827 Colvin, , Ohio, USA 2
Birth (2) Jul 1827 Marysville, Union County, Ohio, USA 3
Death 24 Jan 1923 (age 95) Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA 2
Burial 24 Jan 1923 Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA 3

Child 1: Charles J. AXTELL

Name: Charles J. AXTELL 1,2
Sex: Male
Birth 7 Nov 1851 Solesberry, Greene County, Indiana, USA 2
Death 26 Jun 1917 (age 65) Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA 2

Child 2: William Francis AXTELL

Name: William Francis AXTELL 1,2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Kate C. BOLLENBACHER ( - )
Birth 28 Dec 1855 Solsberry, Greene County, Indiana, USA 2
Occupation Teacher/Principal 2
Death 1936 (age 80-81) USA

Child 3: Thomas E AXTELL

Name: Thomas E AXTELL 2
Sex: Male
Birth 1859 2
Death 8 Dec 1876 (age 16-17) 2
Burial 1876 Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA 2

Child 4: Martha M AXTELL

Name: Martha M AXTELL 1,2
Sex: Female
Spouse: Kiah O HERT (1862- )
Birth (1) 19 Mar 1861 USA 1
Birth (2) Mar 1862 Solsberry, Greene County, Indiana, USA 2
Death (1) 29 Sep 1932 (age 71) USA
Burial Sep 1932 4
Death (2) 6 Oct 1932 (age 71) Bound Brook, , New Jersey, USA 2

Child 5: Henry Oscar AXTELL

Name: Henry Oscar AXTELL 1,2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Lillian Ruth ROBINSON ( - )
Birth 23 Nov 1865 Solsberry, Greene County, Indiana, USA

Child 6: Mary Bell AXTELL

Name: Mary Bell AXTELL 1
Sex: Female
Spouse: George M WILLIS ( - )
Birth 23 Nov 1865 USA 2

Child 7: Harry Allen AXTELL

Name: Harry Allen AXTELL 1,2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Jane T WILEY (1873- )
Birth (1) 1869 Indiana, USA 2
Birth (2) 19 Feb 1871 USA 1
Death 13 Mar 1948 (age 78-79) Monroe County, Indiaina, USA 2

Child 8: Maud H AXTELL

Name: Maud H AXTELL 2
Sex: Female
Birth Jun 1886 2

Note on Husband: Andrew Jackson AXTELL (1)

b. Oct. 18, 1827, in Washington Co., Pa. He married Susan Gilkerson Nov. 7, 1850. She was born in 1827 in Marysville, Ohio, and lived to be 97 years of age. After his marriage, he moved to Green Co., Ind., locating at Solsberry. He practiced medicine there till 1873 when he moved to Bloomigton, Ind., residing there until his death, Jan. 23, 1900. He was Capt. of Co. A, 97th Ind. Vol., served four months when he was obliged to resign because of physical disability. A life-long member of the M. E. Church, secretary for 12 years of the County Board of Health, member of the Masonic Order, an active, honest, conscientious citizen universally known and respected in the community because of his good words and works. [axb45.ged]

Note on Husband: Andrew Jackson AXTELL (2)

Birth: Oct. 18, 1827

Death: Jan. 28, 1900


On Tuesday, January 28, 1900, at 10:30 a.m. in his home at Bloomington, Ind., Dr. A. J. AXTELL quietly passed from earth to heaven. He was born in Washington, Pa., October 18, 1827, and when quite young entered upon the practice of medicine, which profession he has successfully followed for over fifty years. His younger days were spent in Ohio, where he was married to Miss Susan GILKERSON at Sarahsville, November 7, 1850. He was the father of nine children, of whom the following are living: Charles J., of Bloomington; W. Frank, of Washington; Mrs. Mattie M. HERT, of Indianapolis; Mrs. Belle WILLIS, of Gallatin, Tenn.; Henry G. of Clay Center, Kans., and Harry A., of Bloomington.Dr. AXTELL moved from Ohio to Greene County, Ind., in 1854, and located near Solsberry, where he practiced medicine until 1878. He then moved to Bloomington, where he has since resided.He was a soldier, Captain of COMPANY A, NINETY-SEVENTH INDIANA VOLUNTEERS, and received an honorable discharge after a service of four months, made necessary by physical disability.He has two brothers living—George R. AXTELL, of this city, and Thomas J. AXTELL, of Washington.He was a member of the Methodist church, having united with that denomination at Solsberry in 1858. He was also a member of the Masonic lodge and served as master while residing at Solsberry. He was a member of Paul E. Slocomb Post, G. A. R. and has been a life-long Republican. Dr. AXTELL held the office of secretary of the county board of health at the time of his death and had faithfully discharged the duties of the position for the past twelve years.





Record added: Dec 6 2005

By: Susan Haldeman

Note on Husband: Andrew Jackson AXTELL (3)

Notes for Andrew J Axtell:

Captain of Co. A, 97th Indiana Volunteers, Civil War.

Graduated from medical school in 1850. Resided in Colvin, OH until 1855, them started overland to Solsberry, Greene Co., IN. Practiced medicine in Solsberry until 1873 when they moved to Bloomington.



Obit The Bloomfield News, Bloomfield, Greene Co.,IN Feb 2, 1900

History of Morgan, Monroe & Brown Co., IN by F. A. Battey & Co publ 1884

History of Lawrence and Monroe Co., pub by B. F. Bowen & Co., 1914

Article in Bloomington Evening World, July 15, 1919 p. 1 about his wife’s 91st birthday.

1860 census, Greene Co., IN Beech Creek Twp., HH 327

1870 census, Greene Co., IN Beech Creek Twp., HH 295

1880 Census, Monroe Co., IN, Bloomington pg. 83A

1900 Census, Monroe Co., IN Bloomington 2nd wd, she is widow

[Judy Jefferson]2

Note on Wife: Susan GILKERSON (1)

live to be 97. [axb45.ged]

Note on Wife: Susan GILKERSON (2)

Notes for Susan M Gilkerson:


1910 Census Monroe Co., IN Blg Twp. HH 100

The Bloomfield News, Bloomfield, Greene Co., IN Thursday, Feb 1, 1923

Bloomington Evening World, July 15, 1919 p. 1, article about her 91st birthday.

[Judy Jefferson]2


1Daniel Gibson Axtell, "Axb45.ged" (File from www.axtellfamily.org).
2Judy Jefferson, "Person - Judy Jefferson".
3Susan Haldeman, "Find-a-Grave for Susan Axtell nee Gilkerson" (http://www.findagrav e.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&;GSln=axtell&GSiman=1&GSbyrel=all&am p;GSdyrel=all&GSob=c&GRid=12616559&).
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4Susan Haldeman, "Find-a-Grave for Martha Hert nee Axtell" (http://www.findagrav e.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&;GSln=axtell&GSiman=1&GSbyrel=all&am p;GSdyrel=all&GSob=c&GRid=12616540&).
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