Thomas Ammon Abel

1 March 1889–7 March 1957 (Age 68)
American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Ammon

When Thomas Ammon Abel was born on 1 March 1889, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, George Edward Abel Sr., was 23 and his mother, Mary Ellen Shelley, was 23. He married Frances Brook on 20 October 1909, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1920. In 1940, at the age of 51, his occupation is listed as farmer in Elwood, Box Elder, Utah, United States. He died on 7 March 1957, in Elwood, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ammon Abel
1889–1957
Frances Brook
1891–1970
Marriage: 20 October 1909
John Franklin Abel
1912–1988
Thomas Arthur Abel
1914–1918
Emma Abel
1915–1922
James Garnet Abel
1917–1990
Ernest George Abel
1919–2013
Leona Mary Abel
1921–1922
Edith Abel
1923–2015
Erma Abel
1925–2011
Jean Abel
1926–2020
Frances Abel
1928–1956
Roy Abel
1929–2013
Fred Abel
1932–2009
Ralph Abel
1934–2019

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1909Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · The Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 1
    On October 26, 1890, the Tabernacle was dedicated by Wilford Woodruff.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 18
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    English, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, French, Spanish, and Polish; Slovak (mainly Ábel) and Czech (also Ábel): from the Biblical personal name Abel, Slovak Ábel, which was used in continental Europe from the sixth century. After the Norman Conquest it was introduced to England and Scotland, where it had a brief currency in the 12th and 13th centuries before being revived in England after the Reformation. In the Book of Genesis Abel is a son of Adam, murdered by his brother Cain (Genesis 4:1–8). In Christian tradition he is regarded as a representative of suffering innocence. The Hebrew form of the name is Hebel (Latinized as Abel), from a vocabulary word meaning ‘breath’.German: from the personal name Abel, a pet form of Albrecht .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Abeln
    Aupperle
    Able
    Abell
    Appling
    Blain
    Abels
    Abelyan
    Belka
    Apelian
    Abelson
    Abelard
    Albrecht
    Abbe
    Aubel

    Story Highlight

    Remembering Grandpa and Grandma Abel

    I was six years old when we moved to Elwood. Aunt Lottie had suggested we make the move where my father could at least provide food for his growing family. On our yearly visit back to visit we were …

    Sources (57)

    • Thomas A Abel in entry for Abel, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Thomas Ammon Abel, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Thomas A Abel, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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