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A.E. Axtell
Cass Twp.

A. E. Axtell was born Sept. 29, 1821, in Berkshire County, Mass. His parents, Daniel and Jane Axtell, moved to Lorain County, O., when he was a small boy, and he was there reared and educated. In 1863 he came to Clayton County, and purchased a farm of 160 acres in Cass township, which hs still owns and resides upon. It is under excellent improvement, and is one of the finest farms is this section. He was married in Mackinac, Mich., on June 5, 1846, to Olive Dulmadge, a native of Ohio. Of four children born of this union, three are living-- Maria I., Iona R. and Elbridge K. Mrs. Olive Axtell died Apr. 8, 1858, in Lorain County, O. and Dec. 14, 1858, Mr. Axtell married Martha A. Bartlett. This union has been blessed with six children, five living-- Elson E., Herman A., Arthur A., Hary J., Edna and Mamie. In politics Mr. Axtell is a Democrat. He has held the position of Treasurer of Clayton County Insurance Company for the past seven years.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 689-690
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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