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Abner Elias Ferrington
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1824
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1891
Redwood Falls
Redwood County
Minnesota, USA

The Peoples Press - Blooming Prairie News Items, Blooming Prairie, Aug. 26, 1891 -
Abner Farrington died last Sunday afternoon at Redwood Falls, Minn. The remains will be brought here Wednesday evening and will be buried Thursday at 10:30 o'clock from the Episeopal Church. Rev. C. D. Belden conducting the service. He was about 68 years old and left this Village eight years ago.
Mr. Farrington is the father of daughters - Mrs. Francis Pettie (Cyrenus Bently) of Blooming Prairie, Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth McGuire (Rev. James) of Hiawatha, Kansas, Mrs. Caroline Brooks (John M.) of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, Mrs. Kate McDaniels (Robert C.) of Portland City, Oregon, Mrs. Mary Ann Mason (James B.) of Redwood Falls, Minnesota, sons Tabor Farrington of Portland, Oregon, Mr. Willam Farrington (Adeline O.) of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota and Luther Farrington (Adda Emma) of Portland, Oregon.
The deceased was highly esteemed by all who knew him. Daughter Olive E. Brooks (Clinton D.) preceded him in death Sept. 21, 1888 in the town of Waupun Wisconsin. The cause of death typhoid fever.
Abner Elias Farrington parents were Robert Farrington and Elizabeth (English) Farrington.
Robert Farrington's father was Abner Farrington.
Elizabeth English was born 1797 in Easton, New York and died about 1850. Elizabeth married Robert Farrington about 1816 in Easton, New York. Elizabeth's parents were Luke English and Mary Prince.
Luke Prince was born 1754 and died Feb. 18, 1812 in Hamilton, Madison county, New York. Luke English and Mary Prince were married about 1774.

Abner Elias Farrington married Caroline Vandenberg Taber Oct. 15, 1845, New York. Census - 1850 Aug. 17 New York, Cattaraugus county, Leon township lists Abner, Caroline daughters Francis, Elizabeth & Catharine living with Benjamin Rideout, Polonia Rideout & Sally Taber.
Census - 1860 June 23 Wisconsin, Fond Du Lac, town of Waupan lists Abner, Caroline, Francis, Elizabeth, Catherine, Taber, Olive, William & Mary.
Census - 1870 July 15 Minnesota, Steele county, Blooming Prairie, lists Abner, Taber, Olive, William, Mary & Charles.
Caroline died Sept. 3, 1867, Blooming Prairie, Steele county, Minn. Abner's second wife was Florina Drown.

Credit: Nancy Cloutier
Family links: 
  Caroline Vanderberg Tabor Ferrington (1826 - 1867)
  Florina Drown Ferrington (1827 - 1914)
  Sarah Elizabeth Ferrington McGuire (1848 - 1928)*
  Caroline Ferrington Brooks (1851 - 1932)*
  Tabor Warren Farrington (1854 - 1920)*
  Olive Farrington Brooks (1855 - 1888)*
  William Ferrington (1856 - 1940)*
  Mary Ann Ferrington Mason (1859 - 1933)*
  Luke Ferrington (1861 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Aged 67 yrs
Saint Columbanus Cemetery
Blooming Prairie
Steele County
Minnesota, USA
Maintained by: Nancy (Zeise) Cloutier
Originally Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Apr 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13904298
Abner Elias Ferrington
Added by: Nancy (Zeise) Cloutier
Abner Elias Ferrington
Added by: K. Pike
Abner Elias Ferrington
Added by: K. Pike
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