Isaac Abel

14 May 1829–21 December 1907 (Age 78)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Abel was born on 14 May 1829, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Abel, was 20 and his mother, Ellen Thornhill, was 25. He married Ann Methley on 25 December 1849, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 21 December 1907, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Isaac Abel
Ann Methley
Marriage: 25 December 1849
Ellen Abel
Mary Ann Abel
Emily Abel
Rosa Abel
Sarah Ann Abel
Isaac Cynosure Abel
George Edward Abel Sr.
Elizabeth Abel

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1849Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 25
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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.

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    Life History of Issac Abel

    LIFE OF ISAAC ABEL & ANN METHLEY Parents of Elizabeth Abel Baker who is Grandmother to Paul Monson Great Maternal Grandparents of Paul Edward Monson My Grandfather, Isaac Abel, son of John and E …

    Sources (43)

    • Isaac Abel, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Isaac Abel in entry for Elizabeth Abel Baker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • 1841 England Census for Isaac Abel in household of John Abel

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