William Abbey

3 April 1836–31 October 1910 (Age 74)
LeRoy Township, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life of William

When William Abbey was born on 3 April 1836, in LeRoy Township, Lake, Ohio, United States, his father, George Abbey, was 30 and his mother, Ann Maltby, was 28. He married Elvira Eunice Cone on 1 April 1858, in Perry, Lake, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Thompson Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Thompson, Geauga, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 31 October 1910, at the age of 74, and was buried in Thompson Township, Canada West, British Colonial America.

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William Abbey
Elvira Eunice Cone
Marriage: 1 April 1858
Myrta M Abby
Albert E Abbey
Bert Eugene Abbey

Spouse and Children


    Elvira Eunice Cone


1 April 1858
Perry, Lake, Ohio, United States


    Myrta M Abby


    Albert E Abbey



Parents and Siblings

    George Abbey





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World Events (7)


Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 24

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English abbeye, abbaye (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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Abbey in household of George Abbey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William E Abbey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William E Abbey, "United States Census, 1910"

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