Selected Schueth_Rice_Families and Individuals

Notes


Sylvester Axtell

MOVED TO ILLINOIS 1841 WITH FAMILY. MOVED TO IOWA IN 1852.
FIRST CHILD DIED IN INFANCY - NOT LISTED
b. May 5, 1824, in Mercer Co, PA and went with his family to Illinois in
1841. Oct. 15, 1850, he married at Galesburg, Ill. Catherine C. Finch (b. May
3, 1826 at Troy, New York), daughter of Calib and Betsey Finch. She died June 14,
1900. He married (2) Sarah Conroy Aug. 2, 1902. In 1852 he moved to Iowa
Falls. Iowa, where he died May 24, 1913. He was a member of the
Congregational Church during his earlier life and later united with the M.E.
Church. He was a farmer. He wrote, "I never was ashamed of the Axtell's; they
were always law abiding, loyal people, strictly temperate and straight in
their dealings. I am proud of the name."


Catherine Clarinda Finch

daughter of Calib and Betsey Finch.


Sylvester Axtell

MOVED TO ILLINOIS 1841 WITH FAMILY. MOVED TO IOWA IN 1852.
FIRST CHILD DIED IN INFANCY - NOT LISTED
b. May 5, 1824, in Mercer Co, PA and went with his family to Illinois in
1841. Oct. 15, 1850, he married at Galesburg, Ill. Catherine C. Finch (b. May
3, 1826 at Troy, New York), daughter of Calib and Betsey Finch. She died June 14,
1900. He married (2) Sarah Conroy Aug. 2, 1902. In 1852 he moved to Iowa
Falls. Iowa, where he died May 24, 1913. He was a member of the
Congregational Church during his earlier life and later united with the M.E.
Church. He was a farmer. He wrote, "I never was ashamed of the Axtell's; they
were always law abiding, loyal people, strictly temperate and straight in
their dealings. I am proud of the name."


Phoebe Caroline Axtell

b. May 9, 1853, m. Dec. 30, 1870, Geo. Washington Hall (b. June 27, 1843,d.
May 30, 1923).

Children:

George Alfred, b. Aug. 22, 1873, d. Aug. 14, 1874.

Edith Clarinda, b. March 21, 1875, m. Feb. 6, 1894, Wm. E. Canham.

Arlo Eugene, b. March 14, 1877, m. Effie Luella Whitesell.

Orin Sylvester, b. June 5, 1879, m. Feb. 10, 1900, Etta Mae Whitesell.

Byron Nicholas, b. March 24, 1882, m. Feb. 25, 1904, Hanna Mellows,
divorced 1919, m. (2) Emma Ackerman, 1938.

Freddie Finch, b. Oct. 11, 1884, m. 1911, May Anderson, divorced 1922,m.
(2) Hanna Margaret Abbott, July 16, 1925.

Pliny Harrison, b. Jan. 1, 1890, m. Jan. 1, 1911, Pauline Belle Miller.


George W Thayer

son of Isaac Thayer.


Cora Ermia Axtell

b. Apr. 14, 1855, m. Mar. 17, 1881, Geo. W. Thayer, son of Isaac Thayer, she died Jan. 18, 1930, he died Sept. 30, 1897.

Children:

Elbert, b. Dec. 1, 1883.

Katie Ellen, b. Oct. 24, 1887, m. Dec. 1, 1930, Albert Edward Trickey.


Mary Elizabeth Axtell

b. Dec. 20, 1856, m. Mar. 25, 1882, Edwin H. Thayer, he died July 10,1914,
she died May 1, 1944.

Children:

Orrin Isaac, b. March 25, 1883, m. June 21, 1911, Olive Fern Lawton,res.
Alden, IA

Emma Margaret, b. Sept. 23, 1885, m. Sept. 8, 1915, Elijah Sylvester
Freman.

Harry Axtell, b. Jan. 5, 1899, m. July 1, 1926, Edna Belle Lamb.


William Sylvester Axtell

b. Nov. 18, 1858, m. Sept. 8, 1880, Hattie E. Thayer (b. Nov. 30, 1859, d.
July 1934, he d. May 5, 1935.


Orrin Lincoln Axtell

b. Jan. 27, 1861 in Iowa Falls, IA, m. Dec. 22, 1885, Loretta Thayer, b.
June 9, 1862, d. Mar. 2, 1898; m. (2) Feb. 2, 1899, Laura Reep, b. Apr.26,
1868, d. Apr. 15, 1924; m. (3) Mrs. Matilda Primrose Oct. 31, 1926, b.Mar.
22, 1866, d. Sept. 23, 1931.


Loretta Maria Thayer

Died from pneumonia


Orrin Lincoln Axtell

b. Jan. 27, 1861 in Iowa Falls, IA, m. Dec. 22, 1885, Loretta Thayer, b.
June 9, 1862, d. Mar. 2, 1898; m. (2) Feb. 2, 1899, Laura Reep, b. Apr.26,
1868, d. Apr. 15, 1924; m. (3) Mrs. Matilda Primrose Oct. 31, 1926, b.Mar.
22, 1866, d. Sept. 23, 1931.