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Christopher Columbus Abel
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1873
Dubois County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1954
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

•ID: I630160979
•Name: Christopher Columbus ABEL
•Given Name: Christopher Columbus
•Surname: Abel
•Sex: M
•Birth: 16 Aug 1873 in Dubois County, IN
•Death: 9 Dec 1954 in Los Angeles, California
•Burial: Unknown Festus, MO

•Occupation: 12 Sep 1918 Carpenter per WW1 draft card at St. Joseph Lead co., Herculanine, MO
•Residence: 12 Sep 1918 WW1 draft card said he lived in Pevely, Jefferson Co., MO

•Note:
REFN: 72
On his WW1 Draft card it said he was Medium height, slender build, brown eyes, light brown hair.

· Census: 1880 Indiana, Dubois, Columbia, Distr 158
· Census: 1900 Indiana > Daviess > Bogard > District 3
· Census: 1910 Indiana, Daviess Co., Bogard, Distr 3
· Census: 1920 Missouri, Jefferson co., MO ·
Event: Draft WW1 Unknown 12 Sep 1918
· Census: 1930 Missouri > Jefferson > Crystal City >
District 5

Obituary:

Funeral Services For Christopher Abel, 81
Christopher C. Abel, 81 Long Beach, Calif. died Thursday at his home. The body will be in state after 4 p.m. Monday at the home of his son, at the Vernon Abel residence, Lee Avenue Festus, MO where services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. Interment is to be in Gamel cemetery Heiligiag funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.
Other surviors are a son Roger, and two daughters, Mrs. John Gamel and Mrs. Clara Schauf, all of Long Beach, Mrs. Emma Nicholson, Festus. Mrs. John Kite, De Soto and Isola Abel of Bell, Mo. Three brothers Henry and George of Bell, MO., and Dr. J. W. Abel, St. Joseph, MO.

Father: William Theodore ABEL b: 24 Nov 1847 on a farm 5 miles from Shoals,Martin Co., IN
Mother: Nancy WATSON b: 18 Sep 1849 in Shoals, Martin Co., Indiana

Marriage 1 Mary Blanche FERGUSON b: 27 Jul 1874 in Indiana
•Married: 16 Nov 1893 in Daviess County, IN Book 8 page 41
•Note:
Daviess County, Indiana
Index to Marriage Record
1850 - 1920 Inclusive
Volume I
Letters A to F Inclusive
Name: Blanche Ferguson
Spouse: Christian C Abel
Marriage Date: 16 Nov 1893
Book: 8
OSPage: 41
County: Daviess

ERGUSON+BLANCHE
Marriage from 1817 Daviess Circuit Court Clerk
200 E. Walnut
Washington, IN 47501
(812) 254-8664
Related Links:
Daviess County USGenWeb

Children
1. Rachel ABEL b: Private
2. Halcie ABEL b: 16 Sep 1894 in Indiana
3. Oscar Vernon ABEL b: 24 Apr 1896 in Indiana
4. Eva G. ABEL b: 1899 in Indiana, Daviess Co., BogardDistr 3 probably see 1900 Census
5. Roger Henry Clyde ABEL b: 27 Jul 1903 in Mc Clesville?, Indiana
6. Francis William ABEL b: 22 Oct 1907 in Daviess County, IN Book H-7 page 1 Index 1882-1920 volume 1
7. Clara ABEL b: 7 Aug 1909 in Plainville, IN

Sources: 1.Title: Census 1930 Missouri


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Theodore Abel (1847 - 1936)
  Nancy Watson Abel (1849 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Blanche Ferguson Abel (1874 - 1943)
 
 Children:
  Halcie Abel Gamel (1894 - 1973)*
  Vernon Abel (1896 - 1973)*
  Roger Henry Abel (1903 - 1964)*
  Francis W Abel (1907 - 1913)*
  Clara Abel Schauf (1909 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josiah Watson Abel (1871 - 1960)*
  Christopher Columbus Abel (1873 - 1954)
  George Newton Abel (1875 - 1956)**
  Isola May Abel (1880 - 1958)*
  Henry Wilson Abel (1880 - 1956)*
  Ida Lurene Abel Kite (1885 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Gamel Cemetery
Festus
Jefferson County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Denise Gill
Record added: Feb 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85699472
Christopher Columbus Abel
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