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Abigail Mahurin Deweese
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1817
Grayson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1882
Grayson County
Kentucky, USA

Abigail Mahurin, the youngest of ten children of Stephen Mahurin, Sr. and Sarah (Meeks) Green, was born on December 29, 1817 in Grayson County, Kentucky. Her siblings were Elizabeth, Sarah, Phebe, Silas, Frederick Priddy, Candace, Susannah, Stephen Peter and William Harmon.

Abigail Mahurin and Isaac Harrell Dewees, the son of Edward Dewees and Rutha Elizabeth Harrell, were married on January 5, 1841 in Grayson County, Kentucky. Isaac was granted 60 acres on Spring Fork in Grayson County that was surveyed on December 18, 1843. They were the parents of the following children, who were born and wed there:
1. William David - b. 31 Oct 1841 / d. 5 Mar 1883 -- m/1. Susan Hipsley McDaniel 1863 -- m/2. Julia Ann Barnes after 1977
2. Martha Elizabeth - b. 23 Jan 1843 / d. 12 Oct 1823 -- m. Andrew Hines Shain
3. Sarah Ann - b. ca 1844 d. 3 Oct 1880 - -- m. Creed Meeder Shain on 13 Sep 1871
4. Nancy Jane - b. 31 Dec 1845 / d. 7 Aug 1920 -- m. Christopher Columbus Harrison on 21 Feb 1867
5. Stephen Edward "Ned" - b. 25 Jan 1848 / d. 25 Mar 1931 -- m/1. Amanda Mary Layman ca 1872 -- m/2. Cassie Ellen "Kate" Shain on 26 Feb 1905
6. Windfield Scott - b. 30 Oct 1850 / d. 27 Nov 1874
7. Rachel V. - b. 21 Jun 1852 / d. 16 May 1902 -- m. William W. Green ca 1872
8. Harriet - b. 10 Apr 1854 / d. aft 1878 -- m. Isaac Harrell Dewees, s/o Leonard & Elizabeth (Day) Dewees
9. Phebe Josephine "Josie" - b. 2 Apr 1856 / d. 15 Jul 1907 -- m. John Porter "Jack" Shain
10. Mary Ruth "Mollie" - b. 19 Oct 1859 / d. 19 Feb 1939 -- m. George Washington Shain on 11 Dec 1879
11. John Harmon - b. Sep 1863 / d. Unknown in TX --- m. Jennie Barnes

Isaac Harrell Deweese, Sr. died on December 21, 1878. Abigail Mahurin Deweese died on June 21 1882. They are the only two known burials in this private cemetery near Pine Knob in Grayson County, Kentucky. It is probable that they are buried on their land that was surveted in 1843.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Isaac Harrell Deweese (1814 - 1878)
 
 Children:
  William David Deweese (1841 - 1882)*
  Martha Elizabeth Deweese Shain (1843 - 1923)*
  Nancy Jane Deweese Harrison (1848 - 1920)*
  Stephen Edward Deweese (1848 - 1931)*
  Winfield S. Deweese (1850 - 1874)*
  Rachel V. Deweese Green (1852 - 1902)*
  Phebe Josephine Deweese Shain (1856 - 1907)*
  Mary R Deweese Shain (1859 - 1939)*
  Isaac Harrell Deweese (1861 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Deweese, Isaac H., Sr. Cemetery
Grayson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: BONNIE & CLYDE DEWEESE
Originally Created by: VirJean Potter Bozarth (...
Record added: May 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19515189
 


- BONNIE & CLYDE DEWEESE
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- Glendora
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- VirJean Potter Bozarth (inactive)
 Added: May. 24, 2007
 
 
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