1815 Henry S. Axtell

Born: Aug. 28, 1815 at Delaware County, NY Died: Feb. 22, 1873 age 58 at Deposit, Delaware Co., NY His father was Moses Axtell. His mother was Zillah Sherman. He was married in 1846 to Electa J. Wright. He was baptized in Nov. 1849, at age 34, in Deposit, NY. He was commonly known as "Harry". Henry and Electa had 11 children together. Three of the children (Lydia, Frances and William, ages 7 to 11) died with a three-week period in the fall of 1863, apparently of some sort of infection or disease, but that has not been confirmed. The children were: c. 1848 Henrietta Axtell c. 1850 Jason Axtell c. 1853 Frances Axtell died 1863 c. 1855 Lydia Axtell died 1863 c. 1857 William Axtell died 1863 c. 1859 Addie Axtell c. 1862 Lucia Axtell c. 1862 Lucius Axtell c. 1864 Alice Axtell c. 1866 Izora Axtell c. 1867 Charles Elliot Axtell Electa and eight children are shown in this 1900 Family Photo. Genealogy HOME Search Tool