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Edward Abrell
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Birth: 1751
Death: May, 1752

Born circa November 1751, baby Edward Abrell died the following May. He was the 6-month-old son of John and Ann Abrell, and seems to have had a twin brother named John, whose lifespan is similar and who died shortly before he did. A decade later their father joined them in this plot, which also contains the remains of four other young Abrell children, among them another named Edward, who was born c.1755 and died in 1759.
Sadly, the deaths of so many children in a family was not unusual at the time. Until the advent of the modern era, nearly half the children born did not survive to adulthood.
The Abrells' brown sandstone stele, which features a square-jawed, prominent-chinned soul effigy in its tympanum, appears to be the work of noted Manhattan carver John Zuricher. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Abrell (____ - 1762)
 
 Siblings:
  John Abrell (1751 - 1752)*
  Edward Abrell (1751 - 1752)
  Edward Abrell (1755 - 1759)*
  Susannah Abrell (1757 - 1757)*
  Susannah Abrell (1759 - 1760)*
  Elizabeth Abrell (1761 - 1762)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Here Lyeth the Body of
John Abrell Who Departed this
Life Jan'y the 16th 1762 Aged 40 Years
Also his 5 Children 3 Boys & 2
Girls viz Ed'd Son of Jn & Ann
Abrell Departed this Life May
1752 Aged 6 Months J..n Departed
This Life April 1752: Aged 4 months
Susanah Departed this Life Nov'r
The 13th 1757: Aged 10 Days Edw'd
Departed this Life Dec'r ye 10th 1759:
Aged 4 Years & 6 Months Susanah
Departed this Life Jan'y ye 2nd 1760:
Aged 12 Months
Elizabeth daughter of John & Ann Abrell
Departed This Life November ye 4th
1762: Aged 11 MOnths"

 
Burial:
Trinity Churchyard
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Plot: Section N2, C4 - Abrell
 
Created by: Nikita Barlow
Record added: May 19, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10996049
Edward Abrell
Added by: John T. Chiarella
 
Edward Abrell
Added by: Todd Guinther
 
Edward Abrell
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Added by: Rich H.
 
 
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 Added: Aug. 19, 2013

- Keeper of the Stars
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