|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1871|
Prince William County
|Death: ||Jun. 12, 1948|
Husband of Mae Elizabeth Abel, was born in Prince William County, Virginia. At age 9 he appears in the 1880 US Census for Virginia. He marries his 2nd cousin Mae on August 15, 1894, according to the 1900 US Census.
His grandson, Raymond Wilson Woolfenden, Sr., said that Maurice played the fiddle at barn dances and was the inspiration for Raymond to take up playing the bass fiddle. Maurice's occupation, according to the 1920 US census, was a farmer.
The Washington Post
Washington, District of Columbia
14 June 1948 (page B2)
ABEL, MAURICE. Suddenly, on Saturday, June 12, 1948, at his residence in Fairfax County near Mount Vernon High School, MAURICE ABEL, formerly resident of Independence [sic] Hill, Prince William County, beloved husband of Mae E. Abel. He is also survived by two daughters, Mrs. Hattie W. [sic] Hinton, Mrs. Margaret Ledbetter; four sons, Willis T., Robert L., Elmer and Daniel. Remains resting at Hall Funeral Home, Occoquan, Va., where services will be conducted Tuesday, June 15, at 2 p.m. (D.S.T.) Interment Pohick Cemetery.
Robert Allen Abel (1834 - 1903)
Nettie Elizabeth Abel (1844 - 1908)
Mae Elizabeth Abel Abel (1874 - 1968)*
Willis Thorton Abel (1895 - 1989)*
Elmer Maurice Abel (1896 - 1986)*
Hattie May Abel Hinton (1898 - 1980)*
Robert Lee Abel (1901 - 1971)*
Gracie V Abel (1903 - 1903)*
Daniel Abel (1904 - 1977)*
Margaret Virginia Abel Ledbetter (1911 - 1999)*
Pohick Episcopal Church Cemetery
Maintained by: Raynee Woolfenden
Originally Created by: Jay Kelly
Record added: Oct 21, 2007
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