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James P Abell
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Birth: Jul., 1841
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1914
Livingston
Merced County
California, USA

J. P. Abell Dead
James P. Abell, a well-known resident of Merced county, died suddenly at his home at Livingston last Tuesday morning from heart trouble. The deceased was a native of Pennsylvania, aged 73 years, 2 months and 7 days.

He came to California in 1891, and after a residence of five years in Bakersfield came to Merced and engaged in the lumber business. Eight years ago he moved to Livingston and engaged in fruit raising and for a time was manager of the Livingston branch of the Merced Lumber Company.

He was an upright and honorable man, and many friends will regret his passing.

He leaves a widow, Mrs. Nancy Abell, and three daughters, Mrs. Herbert Landram of Merced, Mrs. Ella Taylor of Fortville, Indiana and Mrs. Clara Keesling of Castleton, Indiana.

He also leaves a brother, P. E. Abell, of Merced. The funeral will be held in this city Sunday upon arrival of his daughters from Indiana.

~ Merced Express, Sat., 19 Sep 1914
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1880 US Census, Noblesville, Hamilton, IN:
James P. Abell, 39, carpenter, b PA, fthr NY, mthr KY.
Nancy, wife, 35, keeping house, b IN, parents KY.
Clara, dtr, 12, b IN.
Ella, dtr, 11, b IN.
Grace, dtr, b May 1880, IN.
Emeline Kidwell, mthr, 61, wd, keeping house, b KY, parents NY.
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1900 US Census, Twp. 2 , Merced, CA:
James C. Abell, 58, b Jul 1841 (PA), m 33 yrs, carpenter, parents b PA.
Nancy, wife, 33, Feb 1845 (IN), 3 born/liv, parents b KY.
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1910 US Census, Cressey, Merced, CA:
James P. Abell, 69, m 43 yrs, lumber yard salesman, b PA, parents Germany.
Nance, wife, 65, 3 born/liv, b IN, parents PA.
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Death Certificate, Merced Co., Bk 3, Pg 49:
Name: James P. Abel
Color/Race: White
Marital: Married
Occupation: Farmer
Birth: 8 Jul 1841, Pa.
Death: 15 Sep 1914, 6 a.m., Livingston, CA
Cause: Internal Hemorrhage; contributory: Arterio Sclerosis.
Mother: Emmaline Murch, born Kty.
Father: Harmon Abell, born ILL
Length of residence at place of death: 9 yrs, 10 mos, in CA: 23 yrs, 7 mths.
Burial: Masonic Cemetery, Merced, 20 Sep 1914
Informant: F. H. Landram, Merced 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Harmon Abell (1814 - 1850)
  Emeline Eliza (Murch) Abell Kidwell (1818 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy McKenzie Abell (1845 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Clara Ellaura Abell Kesselring (1867 - 1950)*
  Emma Louella Abell Taylor (1868 - 1927)*
  Grace Henrietta Abell Landram (1880 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  James P Abell (1841 - 1914)
  Perry Eugene Abell (1843 - 1915)*
  Lucy Malvina Abell Klepfer (1845 - 1905)*
  Emeline Elizabeth Abell McCashland (1847 - 1908)*
  George A. Kidwell (1857 - 1858)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
G.A.R. 1861 - 1866
 
Burial:
Merced Cemetery District
Merced
Merced County
California, USA
Plot: Masonic Section, Abell Plot
 
Created by: Linda Applegate Brown
Record added: Jul 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28595448
James P Abell
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James P Abell
Added by: Linda Applegate Brown
 
James P Abell
Added by: Linda Applegate Brown
 
 
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- Rick France
 Added: Sep. 21, 2011
Rest in peace.
- Linda Applegate Brown
 Added: Oct. 12, 2008
 
 
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