Isaac Abner

28 February 1914–21 February 1990 (Age 76)
Owsley, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Abner was born on 28 February 1914, in Owsley, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Abner, was 19 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Hill, was 14. He had at least 1 daughter with Myrtle Gabbard. He died on 21 February 1990, in Lawrenceburg, Dearborn, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ricetown, Owsley, Kentucky, United States.

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Isaac Abner
Myrtle Gabbard
Ruth Abner

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    Myrtle Gabbard




    Ruth Abner


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    Gertrude Abner


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 12

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: from a Biblical personal name, meaning in Hebrew ‘God is (my) light’, which was popular among the Puritans, especially among early settlers in New England, but also in the southern states. In the First and Second Books of Samuel, Abner is Saul's uncle and the commander of his army, who is eventually cut down by Joab (II Samuel 3:12–39).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isaac Abner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Isaac Abner in household of Samuel Hill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Isaac Abner in household of Samuel Hill, "United States Census, 1920"

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