Selected Schueth_Rice_Families and Individuals


Horatio Knight Axtell

b. May 29, 1822, in Huntington, MA., m. Electa A. Pettis ofMontgomery,
Massachusetts., Mar. 2, 1855. He followed the occupation of carpenter atHuntington.
Died Jan. 6, 1889.

Electa A Pettis

of Montgomery, MA.

Allie G Axtell

Principal Brightwood School, Springfield, MA. Retired, residence, Westfield, MA.

Florence P Axtell

Teacher, State Normal at Westfield, MA.

Daniel Axtell

b. Aug. 5, 1789 in Unadilla, Otsego Co, NY; when a small childwas taken
to Massachusetts., and brought up by his aunt, Mrs W. Forbes. He was astone mason,
lived in Norwich (now Huntington), MA. Married Betsey SnellMarch 5, 1818.
She was born in 1798 and died Oct. 9, 1884. Daniel died May 10, 1872 at
Huntington, MA.

Elizabeth Clark Axtell

unm. She was interested in this work.

Arthur P Axtell

no children.

Daniel Dwight Axtell

b. May 24, 1825 in Huntington, MA., and there spent his whole life.
Married Antonette A. Kelso, Nov. 3, 1853, d. May 20, 1904.

Eugene Dwight Axtell


Orlando Wright Axtell

b. Apr. 19, 1827, at Huntington, MA. married Harriet M. Clark,May 12,
1858. He was a stone mason, d. Feb. 11, 1892.

Rufus Lyman

conflict: Warren Axtell shows the following:
Rufus Earl Lyman
b. 4 Oct 1821 at Norwich, Hampshire, MA
d. 11 Nov 1883 at Springfield, Hampdon, MA

Harvey Augustus Axtell (Twin)

b. Nov. 6, 1835, in Huntington, MA. In 1858 moved to HowardCo, IA.
Married Ellen E. Hicks, Mar. 10, 1864, (she was born in Hampton, ME,Jan.
20, 1836). He followed farming in Iowa till 1883, when he was chosensheriff
of the Co, and served four years. In 1888 he moved to the PacificCoast
and located at Palouse, Wash., and later went to Avon, Idaho. He diedAug. 4,

Harriet Elizabeth Axtell

teacher. unmarried


died young


died young

Henry Augustine Axtell (Twin)

b. Nov. 6. 1835, at Huntington, MA., m. Anna A. --.

Frank Augustus Axtell

WW I veteran
b. Nov. 13, 1876. Residence, Spokane, Washington.

William Derwin Axtell

b. July 22, 1820, in Westhampton, MA., married Harriet Elizabeth Dickinson at St. Stephens Church, Pittsfield, MA., in April, 1849. They lived in Pittsfield for a time, where two sons were born ( about 1852 and '53); both died in infancy. After moving to Northampton, MA., a daughter was born in 1855. They returned to Pittsfield in July, 1865, when he purchased a half interest in the "Berkshire County Eagle" and became sole owner shortly before his death. He died Mar. 25, 1887, at Pittsfield. His wife died Sept. 15,1898.


A son, died in infancy.


A son, died in infancy.

Elizabeth Root Axtell

unmarrie. Living in Pittsfield (1931). She was on the Library Staff of Berkshire Atheneum Museum.

William Axtell

b. Nov. 19, 1791, in Delaware Co, NY, and was taken when aninfant to
Norwich (now Huntington), MA. In 1813 he married VioletSheldon; she died
Dec. 23, 1858. He reached a good old age, spending his last days with his
youngest son, and died at the home of his brother Daniel at Huntington,March
28, 1880, and was buried at Chesterfield, MA.