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Family of James Andrew AXTELL and Olive SHEPERD

Husband: James Andrew AXTELL (1870- )
Wife: Olive SHEPERD ( - )
Children: Edwin Andrew AXTELL
Marriage 2 Jun 1897 Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska, USA

Husband: James Andrew AXTELL

Name: James Andrew AXTELL 1
Sex: Male
Father: Daniel AXTELL (1846-1914)
Mother: Hester D. HOWARD ( -1915)
Birth 13 Jan 1870 Athens County, Ohio, USA

Wife: Olive SHEPERD

Name: Olive SHEPERD 1
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth USA

Child 1: Edwin Andrew AXTELL

Name: Edwin Andrew AXTELL 1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Marjorie May POLLARD ( - )

Note on Husband: James Andrew AXTELL

b. Jan. 13, 1870 in Athens Co., Ohio. When only a few months old he went with

his parents to Filmore Co., Nebr. where he grew up on a homestead, housed by

a sod house, and surrounded by buffalo, prairie dogs and Indians. Here he

spent the first twenty-five years of his life. His life has been varied, he

taught school 14 years, farmed, conducted a real estate and insurance agency,

which he still owns. In 1917 he was elected to represent his District in the

State Legislature, was re-elected in 1919 and 1921, was elected and served as

State Senator in 1931, and served on several important committees. He is a

Republican in politics, a Methodist in religion. His home is in Fairbury,

Nebr. On June 2, 1897 he married Olive Sheperd at Fairbury.


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