William Thomas Abram

1861–1936 (Age 74)
Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of William Thomas

When William Thomas Abram was born on 17 November 1861, in Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, John Hiram Abram, was 26 and his mother, Martha Ann Cooper, was 20. He married Sarah Emma Ellingsworth on 29 June 1884, in Greene, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Linton, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Stafford Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 1 August 1936, at the age of 74, and was buried in Worthington Cemetery, Worthington, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Abram
1861–1936
Sarah Emma Ellingsworth
1864–1933
Marriage: 29 June 1884
Charles Ora Abram
1885–1959
Jesse Lee Abram
1887–1968

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MARRIAGE
29 June 1884
Greene, Indiana, United States
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World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, Dutch, Polish, Slovenian, and Jewish; Hungarian (Ábrám): from a reduced form of Abraham .2 English: habitational name from a place near Manchester, formerly Adburgham, named in Old English as ‘the homestead (Old English hām) of a woman called Ēadburg’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William F Abrams in household of John Abrams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas W Abram, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Abram, "United States Census, 1900"

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