When Eli Sanford Abbey was born on 9 October 1823, in Salem, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, his father, Shubael Abbe, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Sanford, was 25. He married Susan Maria Cheney on 10 March 1844, in Ashtabula, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 10 August 1858, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Abbottsville, Darke, Ohio, United States.
from Anglo-Norman and Middle English abbeye, abbaye ‘abbey’, i.e. a community of monks under an abbot or of nuns under an abbess (Old French abeie, Late Latin abbatia ‘priest's house’), applied as a topographic name for someone living in or near an abbey, or an occupational name for someone working in one.
(of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French abé, abbé ‘priest’. See also French Labbe .
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