Glenn A. Abel

26 September 1935–1 April 2006 (Age 70)
Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States

The Life of Glenn A.

When Glenn A. Abel was born on 26 September 1935, in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States, his father, Ray Otto Abel, was 31 and his mother, Clara Mae Shears, was 21. He married Lee Annette Wittman in August 1981. He died on 1 April 2006, in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Orogrande, Idaho, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glenn A. Abel
Lee Annette Wittman
Marriage: August 1981

Spouse and Children


    Lee Annette Wittman


August 1981

Parents and Siblings

    Ray Otto Abel





    Clifford Keith Abel



    Ireta Abel


    Audrey Abel


World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 6

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 20

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

In Hebrew, the scriptural name is Hébhel, which has been translated as "vanity or vapor" and as "breath." The son of Adam perhaps received the name due to the shortness of his life; however, he had this name from his birth.

Sources (3)

  • Glenn Abel in household of Ray Abel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Glenn A Abel in entry for Ray O Abel, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Glen Abel in entry for May Abel, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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