Ringgold County Biographical Sketches
Biographical and Historical Record of Ringgold and Decatur Counties, Iowa
Lewis Publishing Company, 1887. p. 296.
Rev. E. E. AUXIER
"Rev. E. E. AUXIER was born in Mason County, Illinois, August 10, 1846. His parents were Eli
V., and Margaret (Whipp) Auxier, the former a native of Big Sandy, Kentucky, and the latter also a
native of Kentucky.
They were married in Menard County, Illinois, in 1838, and were the parents of
six children, two of whom are living - E. E. and Lydia A.
Mr. Auxier passed his early life assisting
on the farm, and attending the district school, and studying at home. At the age of twenty-three he
married Miss Paulina Killiom, a native of Menard County. At the age of twenty-six, he united with
the Missionary Baptist church.
In 1879 he came to Ringgold County and purchased his present farm,
which contains eighty acres of well-cultivated land, a good, comfortable residence surrounded with
trees, an orchard of 200 trees, and a large variety of small fruits.
He has in charge four church
organizations - the Palestine Church, two and a half miles west of Leon; New Salem, five miles east
of Davis City; Camdon, three and a half miles northeast of Westerville, and Providence Church, three
and a half miles southeast of Davis City, in New Buda Township.
Mr. and Mrs. Auxier have one child
- James W.
Mr. Auxier is a zealous and consistent worker in the cause of his Master, and has been
able to do much gospel work in Ringgold and Decatur counties. Postoffice, Kellerton."
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