Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Axs in:
 • Harmony Cemetery
 • Harmony
 • Clay County
 • Indiana
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Joseph Ax
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 24, 1824
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 1902
Indiana, USA

Joseph Ax, born Feb. 24, 1824 in OH, was a 40-year-old draftee, assigned to Co. G, 38th Indiana Infantry on Oct. 20, 1864. He was mustered out eight months later on June 29, 1865 in Louisville, KY. Throughout much of his civilian life, Ax labored as a farmer and miner. When he was 28 years old, Joseph married his fiancée Elizabeth M. (1837-1906) in 1852. Together they had the following known children: Ira (b. 1853), Eliza (b. @1856), Mary Fancy (b. @1859), Florence M. (b. @1862), Ida Bell (b. @1867), and Viola Grace (1880-1880).

U.S. Census records reveal that the Ax family seemed to move around a bit in post-war Indiana. In 1870 they lived in Barr Twp., Daviess Co., IN; in 1880: Harmony, Clay Co., IN. Twenty years later, they were listed as residents of Van Buren Twp., Daviess Co., IN. Joseph was approved for a federal veteran's pension on Aug. 15, 1883 (app. #492,704; cert. #434,935 - Indiana). He passed away at age 78 on Oct. 30, 1902. His wife Elizabeth applied for a widow's pension on Nov. 10, 1902 (app. #772,981; cert. #548,488 – Indiana). 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Ax (1837 - 1906)
 
Burial:
Harmony Cemetery
Harmony
Clay County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Traie Shelhart
Record added: Jul 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55299541
Joseph Ax
Added by: Tamie Dehler
 
Joseph Ax
Added by: Tamie Dehler
 
Joseph Ax
Added by: Tamie Dehler
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Co. G, 38th Indiana Infantry - Civil War
- Traie Shelhart
 Added: Jul. 22, 2010
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service