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Ellen CANTRELL's father: William E CANTRELL ( - )

Family of Decatur AXTELL and Ellen May CANTRELL

Husband: Decatur AXTELL (1848-1922)
Wife: Ellen May CANTRELL (1855-1925)
Marriage 13 Oct 1875

Husband: Decatur AXTELL

Name: Decatur AXTELL 1,2,3
Sex: Male
Father: Almon B AXTELL (1811-1873)
Mother: Sophronia BOYNTON (1813- )
Birth 8 Feb 1848 Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio, USA 2
Death 27 Nov 1922 (age 74) Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial 1922 Richmond City, Virginia, USA 2

Wife: Ellen May CANTRELL

Name: Ellen May CANTRELL 1,3
Sex: Female
Father: William E CANTRELL ( - )
Mother: -
Birth 6 May 1855 USA 3
Death 11 Sep 1925 (age 70) USA
Burial 1925 Richmond City, Virginia, USA 3

Note on Husband: Decatur AXTELL

b. Feb. 8, 1848 at Elyria, Ohio, married Ellen May Cantrell Oct. 13, 1875.

She was the daughter of Dr. Wm. E. Cantrell of Little Rock, Ark. They had no

children. By profession he was a civil engineer. At the age of 17 he was

given charge of construction of 20 miles of the Pacific R. R. from

Leavenworth, Kans. Afterwards he attended the Illinois College at

Jacksonville. For 22 years he had charge of construction of the St. Louis

Iron Mountain and Southern R. R. as First Assistant Civil Engineer, and Chief

Engineer of the main division. He moved to Richmond Va., in 1880. He was

Vice-President of the Richmond and Allegheny R. R., and the Chesapeake and

Ohio R. R., as well as President or Vice-President of ten or twelve other R.

R. companies subsidiary to the C. and O. system. He was a member of the Board

of Managers of the Joint Traffic Association until its dissolution. A member

of the American Society of Civic Engineers and the Society of the Mayflower

Descendants, as well as the Society of Colonial Wars.

Note on Wife: Ellen May CANTRELL

daughter of Dr. Wm. E. Cantrell of Little Rock, Ark.

Sources

1Daniel Gibson Axtell, "Axb45.ged" (File from www.axtellfamily.org).
2Garver Graver, "Find-a-Grave for Decatur Axtell (1848-1922)" (http://www.findagrav e.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&;GSln=axtell&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all &GSob=c&GSsr=161&GRid=7014720&).
Find-a-Grave. Web: http://www.findagrave.com.
3George Seitz, "Find-a-Grave for Ellen May Axtell nee Cantrell (1855-1925)" (http://www.findagrav e.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&;GSln=axtell&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all &GSob=c&GSsr=161&GRid=19329684&).
Find-a-Grave. Web: http://www.findagrave.com.