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Joel Edward Abbott
Birth: Apr. 14, 1922
Hood River County
Oregon, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1982
Cascade Locks
Hood River County
Oregon, USA


Joel Edward Abbott was the first son born to Rufus Augustus Abbott and Marie Pearl (Burres) Abbott. He was born In Hood River on April 14, 1922 and was named after his grandfather Joseph "Joel" Abbott. The family moved to Portland, Oregon where father Rufus worked in a warehouse packing fruit and vegetables. Moving back to Hood River Joel and brother Jim went to the Barrett School and pictures show the boys in the strawberry fields picking fruit with other family members. Mother and father separated after moving back to Hood River. His mother Marie remarried Glenn Blevins and moves back to Portland. Father Rufus never remarries and raises the boys.
Joel married Lois Bethene Hutson at Stevenson, Washington on March 23, 1942. He was 19 she was three days short of being 16. She was the daughter of Fred and Marie (Mack) Hutson and was raised in Parkdale, Oregon. They would move to Central Oregon and the young couple would set up house there in Deschutes County. WWII would come a year later and Joel would enlist in the Army on Nov 1, 1943. To this union three children would be born. Joel would marry again to Billie Ann Ballard and three more children were born. After the War in Central Oregon Joel worked at one of the many mills in the area, the family moved to Umatilla County when he became a security officer for McNary Dam. Working on road construction for the city of Cascade Locks, the family would settle down and Joel would spend the rest of his life there, some of the family still lives in the area. Joel would pass away February 15, 1982 at the young age of 59 in Hood River, Oregon. He would leave behind his wife Billie, Sons; James , Patrick, and Jock , and daughters; Jean, Nancy and Michelle. Also surviving is his brother James in Redmond, Oregon.

SOURCE: Cousin Jean

Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008
Name: Joel Edw Abbott
Age: 59
Birth Date: 14 Apr 1922
Death Date: 15 Feb 1982
Death Place: Hood River
Spouse: Billie
Certificate: 82-02243


U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Joel E Abbott
Birth Year: 1922
Nativity State or Country: Oregon
State of Residence: Oregon
County or City: Deschutes
Enlistment Date: 1 Nov 1943
Enlistment State: Oregon
Enlistment City: Portland
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Marital Status: Married
Height: 80


CENSUS RECORDS
1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Joel E Abbott
Age: 18
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1922
Birthplace: Oregon
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1940: Barrett, Hood River, Oregon
Street: Markham Lane
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Occupation: Laborer
Household Members: Name Age
Rufus A Abbott 47
Joel E Abbott 18
James L Abbott 17


1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Rufus A Abbott
Birth Year: abt 1893
Birthplace: Oregon
Home in 1930: Portland, Multnomah, Oregon
Spouse's Name: Marie Abbott
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Oregon
Household Members: Name Age
Rufus A Abbott 37
Marie Abbott 26
Joel E Abbott 7
James L Abbott 6






 
 
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 Parents:
  Rufus Augustus Abbott (1893 - 1957)
 
 Children:
  Patrick Glen Abbott (1953 - 1993)*
 
 Sibling:
  Joel Edward Abbott (1922 - 1982)
  James Lowell Abbott (1923 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR II Beloved Husband & Father
 
Note: Military Marker
 
Burial:
Cascade Locks Cemetery
Cascade Locks
Hood River County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: Barbara A. in CA
Originally Created by: Julie Linn Sims
Record added: Oct 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43293472
Joel Edward Abbott
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