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Family of Samuel Preston AXTELL and Frances Mercella KESSLER

Husband: Samuel Preston AXTELL (1845-1925)
Wife: Frances Mercella KESSLER ( -1927)
Children: Leo-Rae AXTELL (1877- )
Thomas Maurice AXTELL (1879-1880)
Grace Porter AXTELL (1881-1957)
Cleopatra Alma AXTELL (1882- )
Samuel Francis AXTELL (1884- )
Mary Margaret AXTELL (1885-1967)
Robert John AXTELL (1890-1964)
Marriage 10 Aug 1875 West Milton, Miami County, Ohio, USA 1

Husband: Samuel Preston AXTELL

Name: Samuel Preston AXTELL 1,2
Sex: Male
Father: Daniel AXTELL (1813-1858)
Mother: Mary GRACE (1815-1887)
Birth 14 Jul 1845 Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA 1
Death 19 Jan 1925 (age 79) Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA 1,2
Burial 20 Jan 1925 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA 2

Wife: Frances Mercella KESSLER

Name: Frances Mercella KESSLER 1,3
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth USA
Death 26 Mar 1927 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA 1,3
Burial 28 Mar 1927 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA 3

Child 1: Leo-Rae AXTELL

Name: Leo-Rae AXTELL 1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Bertha COLEMAN ( - )
Birth 29 Dec 1877 West Milton, Miami County, Ohio, USA 1

Child 2: Thomas Maurice AXTELL

Name: Thomas Maurice AXTELL 1
Sex: Male
Birth 10 Mar 1879 USA 1
Death 1880 (age 0-1) USA

Child 3: Grace Porter AXTELL

Name: Grace Porter AXTELL 1,4
Sex: Female
Birth 27 Mar 1881 West Milton, Miami County, Ohio, USA 1
Death Dec 1957 (age 76) USA 4
Burial 27 Dec 1957 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA 4

Child 4: Cleopatra Alma AXTELL

Name: Cleopatra Alma AXTELL 1
Sex: Female
Spouse: Bertram Reed WILLIS ( - )
Birth 4 Nov 1882 West Milton, Miami County, Ohio, USA 1

Child 5: Samuel Francis AXTELL

Name: Samuel Francis AXTELL 1
Sex: Male
Birth 28 Jul 1884 USA 1

Child 6: Mary Margaret AXTELL

Name: Mary Margaret AXTELL 1
Sex: Female
Birth 14 Dec 1885 USA 1,5
Death Nov 1967 (age 81) USA 5
Burial 28 Nov 1967 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA 5

Child 7: Robert John AXTELL

Name: Robert John AXTELL 1,6,7
Sex: Male
Spouse: Mary Royall FLEMING ( - )
Birth 12 Jul 1890 Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA 1,7
U.S. Social Security Number 304-09-4481; Indiana, USA 7
Death Oct 1964 (age 74) Louisiana, USA 6,7
Burial 5 Oct 1964 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA 6

Note on Husband: Samuel Preston AXTELL

b. in Mercer Co., Pa., July 14, 1845. He migrated from Pa. to Tipton, Ind., with the family. Married Frances Mercella Kessler Aug. 10, 1875, at West Milton, O. He studied for the ministry at DePauw, and served as local minister of the M.E. Church for some time. Owing to impaired eyesight and hearing, he was forced to give it up, but remained an ardent church worker. Four of his children were born during his residence in West Milton. He was Assistant Judge of the Indianapolis (Ind.) Juvenile Court. He died Jan. 19, 1925, and his wife on March 26, 1927, at Indianapolis, where they were buried.

Sources

1Daniel Gibson Axtell, "Axb45.ged" (File from www.axtellfamily.org).
2Judith (Konkler) Zervas, "Find-a-Grave for Samuel P Axtell" (Multimedia Object: [O54] Headstone for Annie L Axtell).
Find-a-Grave. Web: http://www.findagrave.com.
3Judith (Konkler) Zervas, "Find-a-Grave for Frances M Axtell (?-1927)" (http://www.findagrav e.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&;GSln=axtell&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all &GSob=c&GSsr=41&GRid=17857032&).
Find-a-Grave. Web: http://www.findagrave.com.
4Judith (Konkler) Zervas, "Find-a-Grave for Grace Porter Axtell (?-1957)" (http://www.findagrav e.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&;GSln=axtell&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all &GSob=c&GSsr=41&GRid=17857036&).
Find-a-Grave. Web: http://www.findagrave.com.
5Judith (Konkler) Zervas, "Find-a-Grave for Margaret Axtell (1885-1967)" (http://www.findagrav e.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&;GSln=axtell&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all &GSob=c&GSsr=41&GRid=17857058&).
Find-a-Grave. Web: http://www.findagrave.com.
6Judith (Konkler) Zervas, "Find-a-Grave for Robert John Axtell (?-1964)" (http://www.findagrav e.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&;GSln=axtell&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all &GSob=c&GSsr=41&GRid=17857080&).
Find-a-Grave. Web: http://www.findagrave.com.
7"US Social Security Death Index (Rootsweb)".
RootsWeb.