|Death: ||Sep. 4, 1912|
Married: Aug. 28, 1864.
Cpl 42nd Company A WI Inf. enlisted June 20, 1865.
He was mail agent for 16 years, Justice of the Peace for six years. The couple had four children, all died young.
42nd Wisconsin Infantry
Enlisted from Ogdensburg on 2 Sep 1864 - five days after he was married. Mustered out after the war, with the unit, on 20 Jun 1865.
First Marriage: Selina V Parks
Married 17 Jul 1861 in Waupaca County, WI. A daughter, Emma Elizabeth, was born about 1862. The marriage ended in divorce, probably between 1862 and 1864.
Second Marriage: Emily B Smith
Married 28 Aug 1864 in Waupaca County. In addition to the four children linked to this memorial, they also had a daughter, Mary, who was born about 1876. The marriage ended with Emily's death in 1905.
Third Marriage: Mary (Carle) Hurtt
Married 13 Mar 1910 in Farmington township (probably at the Veterans Home, where both resided). She stated this was her third marriage, but she had also stated her most recent marriage had been her third. Wiliam stated he had been both widowed and divorced. This marriage ended with William's death in 1912.
County Death Record:
Book 9, Page 91
Filed As: William J. Axtill
Born: about 1838 (location not recorded)
Date of Death: 4 Sep 1012
Place of Death: Oshkosh, Winnebago County, WI
Father: James Axtill
Occupation: Justice of the Peace
Usual Residence: WI Veterans Home
Burial: Ogdensburg, WI
thanks to FAG contributor #47181938 for helping me update my Axtell family tree!
James M. Axtell (1809 - 1881)
Mary A. Jones Axtell (1821 - 1889)
Emily B Smith Axtell (1847 - 1905)*
Selina Victoria Parks Ratcliffe (1845 - 1933)*
Mary C Carle Axtell (1844 - 1923)*
Infant Son Axtell (1866 - 1866)*
Harry W. Axtell (1868 - 1884)*
Almyr H. Axtell (1869 - 1882)*
Frankie Axtell (1872 - 1882)*
William J. Axtell (1838 - 1912)
Etta F. Axtell Stever (1854 - 1891)*
Plot: Center Section, Row 1
Created by: Deb Bernard
Record added: Feb 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24552523