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Family of Silas Henry AXTELL and Catherine M. ELMER
|Husband:||Silas Henry AXTELL (1813- )|
|Wife:||Catherine M. ELMER ( - )|
|Marriage||12 Sep 1839|
Husband: Silas Henry AXTELL
|Name:||Silas Henry AXTELL 1|
|Father:||Samuel Loree AXTELL (1791-1855)|
|Mother:||Nancy SANDERS (1792-1881)|
|Birth||20 Feb 1813||Mendham, Morris County, New Jersey, USA|
Wife: Catherine M. ELMER
|Name:||Catherine M. ELMER 1|
Note on Husband: Silas Henry AXTELL
b. Feb. 20, 1813 on a small farm three miles west of Morristown, N.J. When he
was a young man he attended Ezra Fairchild's High School at Mendham, and
taught several terms of district school. In 1836 he went to the State of
Ohio, located near Euclid, where he engaged in trading and school teaching.
In 1838, he went to Milwaukee, Wis., and in the summer of 1839 returned to
New Jersey, where he married Miss Catherine M. Elmer of Morris township on
Sept. 12, 1839. There were no children by this marriage. He engaged in
farming until 1844 when he went to Dubuque, Iowa; here he joined the Army in
1847 and remained with it until the close of the Mexican War. In 1849, he
went to St. Paul, Minn., and in 1853 to California, where he married Mrs.
Elizabeth L. Plummer on Dec. 5 of that year, and settled in Woodbridge, San
Joaquin Co.; here his wife died Jan. 1, 1882, aged 58 years. On Sept. 28,
1884, he married Mrs. Elizabeth Hunting of San Joaquin Co. He continued to
reside on the farm at Woodbridge with the exception of four years he held the
office of Assessor. During this time he resided in Stockton, the County seat
of San Joaquin Co.
Note on Wife: Catherine M. ELMER
of Morris township, N.J.
|1||Daniel Gibson Axtell, "Axb45.ged" (File from www.axtellfamily.org).|