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Wayland AXTELL's parents: Osman AXTELL (1835-1866) and Amelia TAGGERT ( - )

Family of Wayland Samuel AXTELL and Luta GRAY

Husband: Wayland Samuel AXTELL (1862- )
Wife: Luta GRAY ( - )
Children: Wayne Osman AXTELL (1888- )
Clarice Gray AXTELL (1890- )
Caryl Amelia AXTELL (1895- )
Marriage Aug 1887

Husband: Wayland Samuel AXTELL

Name: Wayland Samuel AXTELL 1
Sex: Male
Father: Osman AXTELL (1835-1866)
Mother: Amelia TAGGERT ( - )
Birth 18 Jun 1862 Union, [Door or Eau Clair or Pierce or Rock or Vernon or Waupaca] County, Wisconsin, USA
Death Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA

Wife: Luta GRAY

Name: Luta GRAY 1
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth USA

Child 1: Wayne Osman AXTELL

Name: Wayne Osman AXTELL 1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Deborah Marie MOGENSEN ( - )
Birth 12 Nov 1888 Burlington, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA 1
Occupation Mining Engineer 1

Child 2: Clarice Gray AXTELL

Name: Clarice Gray AXTELL 1
Sex: Female
Spouse: J. Leslie WILLEY ( - )
Birth 7 Nov 1890 USA

Child 3: Caryl Amelia AXTELL

Name: Caryl Amelia AXTELL 1
Sex: Female
Birth 4 Feb 1895 USA

Note on Husband: Wayland Samuel AXTELL

b. June 18, 1862 in Union, Wis., m. Luta Gray Aug. 1887. His father died when he was a boy only four years of age, and from childhood he helped in the care of the family. He began to teach school at eighteen. At twenty he entered Beloit College and graduated with honors in 1885. He became principal of Burlington High School, which position he resigned to become Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Yankton College, South Dakota. Owing to failing health, he gave up the work for a while but afterwards took charge of an academy at Rochester, Wis. In 1897, he was obliged to move to Salt Lake, Utah, and later to Denver, where he died April 6 --. He was a gifted man of the highest character, who left behind an honored Christian name. [axb45.ged]

 

An entry on ebay for a song called Grieving has Wayland Axtell credited for the words and music. Copyrighted in 1927. Seems to have been sung by Vilma Banky in Samuel Goldwyn's "Two Lovers".

Sources

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