Abigail M Hartshorn

Brief Life History of Abigail M

When Abigail M Hartshorn was born on 25 July 1855, in Ulster, New York, United States, her father, Daniel Warren Hartshorn Sr, was 37 and her mother, Martha Jane Mackey, was 32. She lived in Newburgh, Orange, New York, United States in 1880 and Plattekill, Plattekill, Ulster, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 January 1920, in Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Plattekill, Plattekill, Ulster, New York, United States.

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John J Ward
Abigail M Hartshorn

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  • Abbie M Ward in household of John Ward, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Abigail M Ward, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Abbie M Ward in household of John Ward, "New York State Census, 1905"

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

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.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hartshorne (Derbyshire), from Old English heort ‘hart, stag’ (genitive heortes) + horn ‘horn’, perhaps in reference to the nearby hill (known as Hart Hill) and its supposed resemblance to a hart's horn. Alternatively, the name may be topographic, from Middle English harteshorn ‘swine cress’, for someone who lived at or near an area where swine cress grew.

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

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