Frederick Axe

23 October 1757–18 November 1849 (Age 92)
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Frederick

When Frederick Axe was born on 23 October 1757, in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Axe, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Neiss, was 23. He married Margaret Axe in 1778, in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 18 November 1849, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Germantown Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Axe
Margaret Axe
Marriage: 1778
George Axe
Elizabeth Axe

Spouse and Children

Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States



    Elizabeth Axe


Parents and Siblings

    Peter Axe


    Elizabeth Neiss





    William Axe


World Events (8)


Age 19

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 19

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 24

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: evidently a metonymic occupational name for a woodman. A further possible origin is from the French place name element Ax (etymologically identical to Aix), from Latin aquis (dative or ablative plural) ‘near the waters’, denoting a spa.2 In some cases perhaps an altered form of German Axt .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Frederick Axe, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Frederick Axe, "Find A Grave Index"

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