James Robert Abell

Male25 June 1852–22 May 1932

Brief Life History of James Robert

When James Robert Abell was born on 25 June 1852, in LaRue, Kentucky, United States, his father, Bernard Abell, was 30 and his mother, Jeanette Ferrill, was 22. He married Verlinda Hill [Abell] on 16 October 1877, in LaRue, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Buffalo, LaRue, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 2 Athertonville, LaRue, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 22 May 1932, in LaRue, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Buffalo, LaRue, Kentucky, United States.

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James Robert Abell
Verlinda Hill [Abell]
Marriage: 16 October 1877
Willard Hill Abell
Tildon Abell
Jesse Wilt Abell
Oscar Herbert Abell
Bettie Abell

Sources (19)

  • J Robt Abell in household of Bernard Abell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James R. Abell, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"
  • James R Abell, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1877LaRue, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.


    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 23

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English and Norwegian: variant of Abel .

    Altered form of German Abel .

    History: Robert Abell settled in Rehoboth, MA, c. 1630.

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

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