Abel Laybourne Sr

Male17 May 1782–1864

Brief Life History of Abel

When Abel Laybourne Sr was born on 17 May 1782, in Nafferton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Christopher Laybourn, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Ellen Newlove, was 24. He married Sally Farwell Clark in 1802. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1864, in Lost Grove Cemetery, Homer, Champaign, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Harmony, Clark, Ohio, United States.

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Abel Laybourne Sr
Sally Farwell Clark
Marriage: 1802
Amie Amy Laybourn
Ann H. Laybourn
Dorothy Laybourn
Abel Laybourn Jr
Christopher Laybourn
Paul Laybourn
Lydia Laybourn

Sources (6)

  • Abel Laybourn, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Abel Leybourn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Abel Leybourn, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

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    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 1

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    Age 5

    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.


    Age 22

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): habitational name from Leyburn in Yorkshire. The placename probably derives from Old English hlēg ‘shelter’ + burna ‘spring, stream’.

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

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