Abraham immigrated to the U.S. in 1870. was a naturalized citizen. He lists his occupation as a laborer logging wood. He married Amanda (unknown maiden name) about 1905, based on them being married 5 years in the 1910 Fort Bragg, Mendocino, CA census. Amanda was born about 1877 in Finland, immigrated to the U.S. in 1902. As of the 1910 census the couple had no children.