Myrtie Muscella Nogar

19 August 1873–15 May 1946 (Age 72)
Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Myrtie Muscella

When Myrtie Muscella Nogar was born on 19 August 1873, in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States, her father, Russell Henry Nogar, was 35 and her mother, Ruth Ann Reed, was 35. She married Chester Jay Abbee on 10 April 1889. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bedford Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Camden, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 15 May 1946, in Cambria, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Chester Jay Abbee
Myrtie Muscella Nogar
Marriage: 10 April 1889
Charlotte May Abbey
Scott E Abbee
Sophronia Belle Abbee
Louisa M Abbee
Russell Henry Abbee
Ruth Zelma Abbee
Arthur Stanley Abbee
Virginia Abbey

Spouse and Children

10 April 1889
Dundee, Lenawee, Michigan


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Russell Henry Nogar


    Ruth Ann Reed




    Edgar Nogar



    Lottie E. Abbee


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Slovenian: from an agent noun derived from log ‘(small) wood’, ‘grove’, hence either an occupational name for a woodman, a topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, or a habitational name for a person from any of several places called Log.

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

Sources (3)

  • Myrta Muretta Abbee in entry for Russell Henry Abbee, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Mertie M Abbel in household of Chester J Abbel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martie Abbee in household of Jay Abbee, "United States Census, 1900"

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