Elizabeth M Abdon

February 1888–23 October 1964 (Age 76)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Elizabeth M

When Elizabeth M Abdon was born in February 1888, in Indiana, United States, her father, Lewis F "Lute" Abdon, was 30 and her mother, Kathryn Rails Or Rayles, was 26. She had at least 4 sons with Frederick Joseph Reimer. She lived in York Township, Switzerland, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 23 October 1964, in Kenton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Fort Wright, Kenton, Kentucky, United States.

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Frederick Joseph Reimer
Elizabeth M Abdon
Joseph C Reimer
Frederick Lewis Reimer
Lawrence Reimer
Frederick Reimer

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    Amelia Rosella Adbon


    Ara M Abdon


    Myrtle Abdon




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 18

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from the village of Abdon in Shropshire, named from the Old English personal name Abba + Old English tūn ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Bessie Abdon in household of Le* Abdon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bessie May Reimer, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth M Abdon - Published information: birth-name: Elizabeth M Abdon

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