|Birth: ||Jun. 23, 1866|
|Death: ||Dec. 21, 1892|
Jacob W. AXE was born near Bloomfield, Greene, Indiana, June 23, 1866. He was the third son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm AXE. About eight years ago he went to Schuyler county, Ill, to be near his sister, Mrs. Wm BRITES. But they soon were separated by death, as she died about two years later. He was married June 3, 1888 to Miss Mary BOND, eldest daughter of Alva and Mrs. Mary BOND. In January, 1891, his loved wife was taken away by the grim destroyer, consumption, and he was left with his motherless babe alone. Yet not alone, for more than a year before he and his wife had been converted at a protracted meeting at Center, Bainbridge township, Ill., under the minister Rev. J. N. DERRELL. He proved more by he actions than by words that he was a true Christian. To his little daughter he was ever kind and loving. Jacob was respected by all who knew him. On Wednesday morning, Dec. 21, 1892, he ate a very hearty breakfast at Enoch EDMONSTON's, where he was working, and seemed as lively and cheerful as usual. About 9 o'clock he went out to work, and about two hours later he was found cold in death. From the amount of work he had done it is supposed he had died about fifteen minutes after he began work. His remains were taken to Mr. Edmonston's house, the coroner summoned an inquest was held. The jury returned a verdict of death from heart disease. A telegram came to his aged parents the night of Dec. 21, and his father and brother, John went on Thursday, the 22 and arrived at Beardstown at 9:30 and arrived where the remains were at Mr. Edmonston's about 2 o'clock that night. A delegation of friends followed the remains to Richland Chapel, Ill., where a very appropriate discourse was rendered from Job, 11th chapter and 10th verse, by Rev. JOHNSON, minister of the Church of God. After the friends and relatives had taken their last farewell, the remains were taken to the Langford cemetery, where he was laid beside his wife.
Mollie C. Bond Axe (____ - 1891)*
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