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Abraham Owen Hogbin
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1841
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1893
Payne County
Oklahoma, USA

Abraham Owen Hogbin, son of Abraham and Theodotia Hogbin, paid a brother $50.00 to go into service for him. This was the Civil War. This was a common practice at that time.
Abraham Owen came to Kansas in 1869. He left his pregnant wife, Sarah, in New Jersey. She came to Kansas in 1870 on a train. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad and helped build the first bridge across the Kansas River into Topeka. He worked on the branch from Burlingame to Topeka. He homesteaded between Alma and McFarland, Kansas. He was working for the railroad, not the strip but close by. The family moved to Oklahoma in February 1893. The whole family went in a box car. The railroad officials knew nothing of their being in the car. There were five children, Robert, Orlando, Ruth, Ike and Theodotia. They lived in a dugout in the side of a hill. Abraham was farming new Mulhall, Oklahoma when he got bloodpoising in his heel and died on October 23, 1893. After his death the family returned to Kansas, in March 1894, the same as they had gone out, in a box car. They returned to Eskridge, Kansas where they had left the year before.

Eskridge Star; ES 2, November 1893 Page 3 column 4; Microfilm E658 Kansas State Historical Society 6425 SW Sixth Ave.
Mr. A.O. Hogbin, for a number of years a resident of this county, died at his home in Mulhall, Okla., on October 24th. He died of a complication of diseases which had been brothering him for some time. He leaves quite a large family to mourn his loss. He left Eskridge last spring afte a residence of several years. He was a member of the A.O.U.W. at this place. The friends and family deeply sympathize with them in their loss.

Family links: 
  Abraham Owen Hogbin (1807 - 1892)
  Theodotia Earl Hogbin (1809 - 1855)
  Sarah Elizabeth Harris Hogbin (1844 - 1929)
  Daniel Owen Hogbin (1864 - 1950)*
  Abraham Hogbin (1866 - 1952)*
  Hattie Leuella Hogbin Morstorf (1872 - 1932)*
  William Edward Hogbin (1875 - 1949)*
  Robert Hazehlet Hogbin (1877 - 1933)*
  Ruth Octarora Walberga Hogbin Jackson (1884 - 1974)*
  Theodotia Christian Sarah Hogbin Lydic (1887 - 1921)*
  Isaiah Hogbin (1832 - 1912)*
  Elizabeth Jane Hogbin Elmer (1837 - 1913)*
  John Wesley Hogbin (1837 - 1852)*
  Elmer Earl Hogbin (1839 - 1915)*
  Abraham Owen Hogbin (1841 - 1893)
  Daniel Earl Hogbin (1845 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
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Created by: Debra Scherdin
Record added: Mar 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66840193
Abraham Owen Hogbin
Added by: Debra Scherdin
Abraham Owen Hogbin
Added by: Debra Scherdin
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Sarah and Abraham had several other children. Theodore who died in Washington, Memerous died in Oregon, Issac died in Colorado and Samuel who died in Canada.
- Debra Scherdin
 Added: Jun. 15, 2015

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