Jessie Irene Abel was one of 8 children born to Archibald 'Dick' Abel and his wife Cynthia Hereford (McComas) Abel who lived in Circleville, Jackson Co. KS. She married Charles Allen Chamberlin, the son of Albert Dwight Chamberlin b. 1858 NY and his wife Julia Alice Stanley born 2 May 1861 from Circleville, Jackson Co KS. Jessie and Charles moved out to Provo, Utah. Jessie's brother Sanders Leroy Abel married another sibling in the Chamberlain family, Charles' sister Ruth Chamberlin.