Elmer Clifton Axline Sr

13 September 1874–29 July 1948 (Age 73)
Wenona, Marshall, Illinois, United States

The Life of Elmer Clifton

When Elmer Clifton Axline Sr was born on 13 September 1874, in Wenona, Marshall, Illinois, United States, his father, John Wesley Axline, was 29 and his mother, Helen Louisa Springer, was 29. He married Minnie Margaret Quigley on 20 August 1902. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Kelso, Scott, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 July 1948, at the age of 73, and was buried in Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States.

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Elmer Clifton Axline Sr
Minnie Margaret Quigley
Marriage: 20 August 1902
Robert H Axline
Helen Elizabeth Axline
Elmer Clifton Axline Jr

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20 August 1902


    Robert H Axline


    Helen Elizabeth Axline


    Elmer Clifton Axline Jr


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 3

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Echsl(e)in or Öchsl(e)in, from a diminutive of Ochse ‘ox’, used as a nickname or house name ( see Axley ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • E C Axline, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elmen C Axline, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elmer C Axline, "United States Census, 1920"

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