Catherine Abell


Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine Abell was born in 1820, in United States, her father, Pollard Abell, was 43 and her mother, Catharine P Miller, was 41. She married Moses Blunk on 11 November 1834.

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Moses Blunk
Catherine Abell
Marriage: 11 November 1834

Sources (2)

  • Catherine Abel, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Catharine Abel, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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  • Marriage
    11 November 1834United States
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    Siblings (16)

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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 0

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1820 · Making Land more affordable

    Age 0

    "The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."


    Age 43

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

    Name Meaning

    English and Norwegian: variant of Abel .

    Altered form of German Abel .

    History: Robert Abell settled in Rehoboth, MA, c. 1630.

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

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