Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Abbeys in:
 • Woodlands Cemetery
 • Philadelphia
 • Philadelphia County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
William Maxwell Abbey
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Mar. 8, 1826
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1897
Ontario County
New York, USA

"buried in Woodlands, PA"
From his sister's Obit (Juliana Martin) of 1890:
Sister: Mrs Louis Brown of Chicago, who left for the West last week.
Sister: Miss Jennie Abbey of Germantown, PA
Brother: Wm M Abbey of Media, PA
From the book published in 1916 "Abbe -Abbey Genealogy In Memory of John Abbe and his Descendants" by Cleveland Abbe and Joseph Genung Nichols

WILLIAM MAXWELL ABBEY, son of Roswell and Elizabeth (Truslow) Abbey, born in New York City, March 8, 1826; died in Geneva, N. Y., April 24, 1897; buried in Woodlands, Pa.

He was an early and prosperous merchant of Philadelphia and his leisure hours were devoted to art.

Married in Philadelphia, December 21, 1848, MARGERY ANN KIPLE, bom in Buckingham Township, Bucks County, Pa. only daiighter of Jacob and Jane (Clancy) Kiple;died in Philadelphia, April 15, 1880.

Children, born in Philadelphia
1 - Edwin Austin Abbey, b. April 1, 1852 ; m. Mary Gertrude Mead.

2 - William Burling Abbey, b. Dec. 17, 1854 ; m. Katherine Eleanor Lewis.
William is at Find A Grave Memorial# 74121406
Katherine is at Find A Grave Memorial# 74121407

3 - Jane Kiple Abbey, b. April 16, 1858; m. 1886, Hugh Edward Toosey. Child: William Abbey, d. in infancy.
Family links: 
  Roswell Abbey (1789 - 1858)
  Elizabeth Truslow Abbey (1790 - 1863)
  Margery Ann Kiple Abbey (1830 - 1880)
  Edwin Austin Abbey (1852 - 1911)*
  William Burling Abbey (1854 - 1917)*
  Jane Kiple Abbey Toosey (1858 - 1921)*
  Margaret Gilbert Abbey (1818 - 1829)*
  Juliana Howell Abbey Martin (1820 - 1890)*
  Elizabeth Abbey (1822 - 1824)*
  Elizabeth Abbey (1824 - 1870)*
  William Maxwell Abbey (1826 - 1897)
  Margaret Gilbert Abbey Brown (1829 - 1896)*
  Amanda Buckley Abbey (1831 - 1832)*
  Mary Jane Abbey (1835 - 1896)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodlands Cemetery
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Gone Too Soon
Record added: Mar 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87426000
William Maxwell Abbey
Added by: Ellen Johnson
William Maxwell Abbey
Added by: Ellen Johnson
William Maxwell Abbey
Cemetery Photo
Added by: M J Carroll
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service