|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1811|
|Death: ||Jun. 24, 1892|
PRESERVED THOMPSON ABELL, retired farmer Warren Centre, is a native of Bristol county, Mass., born December 13, 1811, a son of Caleb and Elona (Shepherdson) Abell, of Massachusetts, and of English stock. The family were farmers from remote times, and the father was a leading man of his day, having held the position of town clerk for over forty years, together with various other local offices; He came to Bradford county about 1840, only on a visit, however, and died in his native place 'in 1842; his widow died in 1847; they had ten children, viz: Lois (Mrs. Ezra French), of Providence, .Daniel H., a farmer of this county ; Mary (Mrs. Samuel Wheaton), of this county; Nancy (Mrs. Benajah Allyn), of Warren township; Caleb; Robert; Pawtucket; Arunah S., (Brother of Prederved abell) a printer and publisher, of Baltimore, who died a millionaire, his thirty-two nephews receiving it his death $10,000; Sarah, who died in 1830, aged twenty-two ; and Preserved Thompson, the subject of this sketch, the only survivor of the family, who was reared in Massachusetts and engaged in farming.
He came to Bradford county in 1867, and located in Warren township ; was married in his old Massachusetts home in 1838, to Sarah Ann Daggett, daughter of Simeon and Barbara (Brown) Daggett natives of Seekonk, Mass., born of English stock, and of this marriage there were ten children, eight of whom grew to manhood and womanhood, and four are now living, as follows: Lois A.; Helen A. (Mrs. George Leasure), who has six children; Eugene, a merchant of Binghamton, and Etta M., also of Binghamton Mr. Abell has long been a leading farmer of the county, noted for his industry and integrity. He is a Democrat, and was town clerk eight years at his old home in Seekonk, Mass., and the number of terms the father and son held the office added together shows an unbroken record of half a century. The venerable gentleman is with his family, where love and respect are the beautiful order of their daily, lives, his daughter Lois A. soothing with tenderest love that father's evening of life that crowns the gray hairs with a sacred halo-making age lovely and youth noble.
Sarah Ann Daggett Abell (1817 - 1872)*
Frank Caleb Abell (1846 - 1865)*
George S Abell (1847 - 1865)*
Herbert A Abell (1856 - 1864)*
Warren Center Cemetery
Created by: Lyle Rockwell
Record added: Feb 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48929116