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 Manning Jefferson Axtell

Manning Jefferson Axtell

Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio, USA
Death 13 Jul 1898 (aged 67)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Plot 72(Soldiers'), Tier: 05, Grave: 22.
Memorial ID 52396009 · View Source
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Direct descendent of Thomas Wellman, of 'Descendents of Thomas Wellman of Lynn MA by Joshua Wyman Wellman published 1918, pgs 183-184

Direct descendent of Thomas Axtell, of 'Axtell Genealogy by Carson A Axtell published 1945 pgs 48-49

Great Grandson of Revolutionary War Veteran *Capt Jacob Wellman and *Jenny Jane Johnson

Grandson of Revolutionary War Veterans *Thomas Axtell and wife *Rebecca French and *Abraham Wellman and wife *Rebecca Pearson.

Son of *Daniel Axtell and *Jane Wellman


Axtell enlisted in Company E, 128th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, as Manning J. Axtell, December 18, 1863, for a 3-year term of service. He was mustered out July 13, 1865, at the end of the war. Rank: Private.

In the 1880 U.S. Census for Cleveland, Ohio, he was listed as 48 years old, employed as a night watchman, born in Ohio, with both parents born in Massachusetts. His wife, Luella, 46, was born in Maine as were both of her
parents. Their children in the household were: Elwin, 24, a carpenter, and Caroline, 21, both born in Wisconsin, and Nellie, 7, born in Ohio.

On May 10, 1890, Manning applied for an invalid soldier's pension which was issued in Ohio as Certificate #588128. He appeared in the 1890 U.S. Veterans Census as Jefferson Axtel, residing at 68 Walnut Street, Cleveland. At the time of his death from paralysis, his address was recorded as 87 Brooker, Cleveland.

He was buried in a plot set aside for Civil War veterans in Section 72 at Woodland Cemetery, July 15, 1898. Luella applied for a widow's pension based on his military service, August 5, 1898, which was issued as Certificate #477425 in Ohio.

Siblings: Daniel Axtell 1810-1862, Almon Axtell 1811-1873, Nancy Jane Axtell Loghry 1813-1860, Alfred W Axtell 1814-1816, Osmyn Parsons Axtell 1817-, Orsemus W Axtell 1818-1853, Marian A Axtell Hanna 1820-1843, Augustus Elbridge Axtell 1822-1907, Roxana F Axtell Dulmage 1824-1870, Addison A Axtell 1826-1900, *Fanny Celinda Axtell Yeoman 1828-1923, (Twin) Manley Washington Axtell 1831-1898, Marquis DeLafayette Axtell 1832-1879 and Huldah C Axtell Briggs 1835-1873

Married 1st cousin Luella Caroline Augusta Wellman Dec 28, 1855

Children: Elwyn Manning Axtell 1856- , Carrie Luella Axtell 1859- , Angie S Axtell 1863-1864, Nellie Axtell 1873-

*my grandparents





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