|Birth: ||Jan. 26, 1619|
|Death: ||Mar., 1646|
MY 8TH GREAT GRANDFATHER
FATHER OF HENRY AXTELL
Thomas Axtell was the son of William Axtell 1587-1638 and Thomasine Cutler
Siblings: Nathaniel 1612-1640, John Axtell 1614- , William Axtell 1616- , Daniel Axtell 1622-1660, Samuel Axtell 1624- , Sarah Axtell 1628-1665, Joane Axtell 1630- , Ann Axtell 1633-1687
Brother Daniel Axtell was a colonel under Cromwell, and he was executed for his share in the death of Charles 1st. He was hanged at Tyburn.
Thomas Axtell married Mary Rice
Son Henry was born just two years before the family left England for the New World
Children: Mary Axtell, *Henry Axtell 1641-1676, Lydia Axtell 1644-
The family landed at MA in October of 1642 and purchased 5 acres of land in Sudbury from Edward Rice.
Three short years later, Thomas died, leaving his wife and three children on their own in a new land. His widow remarried.
A Plaque erected at the First Parish Church, Sudbury MA by the Axtell Family Organization states in part
THE AXTELL FAMILY ORGANIZATION
OF THE USA
TO COMMEMORATE THE SERVICES IN THE
AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1775-83
OF THE DESCENDENTS OF
BROTHER OF THE CROMWELLIAN LEADER
COL. DANIEL AXTELL, BERKHAMSTEAD, ENG
WHO SETTLED HERE IN SUDBURY IN 1642
DANIEL, MASS., PVT., NEWTON'S CO.
SAMUEL, VT., PVT., WINDSOR CO.
THOMAS, MASS., PVT., SIBLEY'S CO.
AARON, MASS., SGT., HEALEY'S CO.
BENJAMIN, MASS., BLAKE'S CO.
DANIEL, MASS., PVT., HARRINGTON'S CO.
DANIEL, MASS., PVT., WARREN'S CO.
DANIEL, (B. 1759) N.Y., DEL. CO.
DANIEL, PA, 3RD CLASS, MILLER'S CO.
EBENEZER, MASS., HATHAWAY'S REGT.
EBENEZER, NJ., CONWAY'S CO.
EZRA, MASS., TUBB'S CO.
HENRY, MASS., PVT, COBURN'S CO.
HENRY, 3RD, N.J., MAJ. COL. FORD'S BN. STATE TROOPS
JOSEPH, N.Y. & GRAFTON VT.
MOSES, (B. 1755) N.Y., DEL. CO.
SAMUEL, MASS., WALKER'S REGT.
SAMUEL, VT. PVT., ADDISON'S CO.
SILAS, (1748?-1801) TAUNTON, MASS.
THOMAS, MASS., PVT., LEXINGTON ALARM
THOMAS, (B. 1746) GRAFTON, MASS.
THOMAS, PA., 4TH CLASS, WASHINGTON'S CO.
WILLIAM, NORTON, MASS., PVT., LEXINGTON ALARM
WILLIAM, MASS., (B. 1742) LEXINGTON ALARM
WILLIAM, MASS., PVT, HODGE'S CO.
There is a record in the US &
International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 which shows the marriage of Thomas
Axtell & Mary Starr. While it is an index only record (the original can't be
viewed), the transcribed record on Ancestry.com is:
Birth Year: 1619
Spouse Name: Mary Starr
*My directly descending grandfathers
William Axtell (1587 - 1638)
Thomasine Cutler Axtell (1591 - 1675)
Mary Rice Axtell Maynard (1619 - 1680)*
Mary Axtell Goodenow (1639 - 1704)*
Henry Axtell (1641 - 1676)*
Thomas Axtell (1619 - 1646)
Daniel Axtell (1622 - 1660)*
Specifically: Likely at rest in a burying ground.
Created by: InSearchOf
Record added: May 09, 2010
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