William Abbey

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

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    1 April 1858Perry, Lake, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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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 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 .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Wm. Abbey in entry for Albert E. Abbey, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • William Abbey in household of George Abbey, "United States Census, 1850"
    • William Abbey in entry for Bert E Abbey and Doris May Manley, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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