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Birth: Jan. 20, 1789
Amherst
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1858
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

From the book published in 1916 "Abbe -Abbey Genealogy In Memory of John Abbe and his Descendants" by Cleveland Abbe and Joseph Genung Nichols

R0SWELL ABBEY, son of Samuel and (____ ) Abbey, born on a farm near Amherst, Mass., January 20, 1789; died in Philadelphia, Pa., January 5, 1858.

He left his father's home in Canandaigua, N. Y., about 1812; studied law in Albany and afterwards settled in New York City, where he was married. He was a merchant and later a type-founder in Philadelphia about 1831. From 1844 to 1846 he resided in Baltimore but returned to Philadelphia,
where he remained until his death. He was a man of artistic feeling and spent many a day at his easel. His talent was inherited by his son and from him it descended to his illustrious grandson, Edwin Austin Abbey.

Married in New York City, July 8, 1817, ELIZABETH TRUSLOW, born in Durham, Conn., April 20, 1790; died in Ellicott City, Md., July 27, 1863. She was the daughter of John and Patty (Wood) Truslow. John Truslow was born in Wales, September 15, 1751, and died in New York City, July 22, 1802; buried in Trinity Churchyard.

Children
1 - Margaret Oillert Abbey, b. April 15, 1818; d. in New York City, Jan. 22, 1829.

2 - Julia Howell Abbey, b. Jan. 4, 1820 ; d. in EUicott City, Md., Jan. 15, 1890 ; m. Oct. 15, 1839, Dr. Isaac J. Martin.

3 - Elizabeth Abbey, b. Jan. 12, 1822; d. in New York City, 1824.

4 - Elizabeth Abbey, b. April 6, 1824; d. Aug., 1870, in Ilchester, (Howard Co) Md. ; not m.

5 - William Maxwell Abbey,b March 8, 1826;m Margery Ann Kiple.

6 - Margaret Oillert Abbey, b. April 5, 1829; d. in Philadelphia, April, 1896; m. March 9, 1854, Louis Brown.

7 - Amanda Buckley Abbey,b. March 17, 1831; d. in Philadelphia, 1832.

8 - Mary Jane Abbey, b. Feb. 18, 1835;d. in Philadelphia, Feb. 24, 1896; not m. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Abbey (1760 - 1841)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Truslow Abbey (1790 - 1863)
 
 Children:
  Margaret Oillert Abbey (1818 - 1829)*
  Julia Howell Abbey Martin (1820 - 1890)*
  Elizabeth Abbey (1822 - 1824)*
  Elizabeth Abbey (1824 - 1870)*
  William Maxwell Abbey (1826 - 1897)*
  Margaret Oillert Abbey Brown (1829 - 1896)*
  Amanda Buckley Abbey (1831 - 1832)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ansel Abbey (____ - 1831)*
  Roswell Abbey (1789 - 1858)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Gone Too Soon
Record added: Mar 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87425401
 

 
 
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