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Evaline Nesbitt Workman Abbott
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1836
Logan County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1914

She was the daughter of Andrew Workman and Louisa T White Workman.

She was married first to James Blackburn Ballard on 30 March 1854 in Boone county VA now WV. He was a member of the 7th WV Cavalry serving for the Union army. After the Civil War she had great financial hardship in raising her three children. She had trouble proving that her husband James Blackburn Ballard served in the Civil War and needed his pension. The court house where the marriage records were stored was burned during the Civil War. The justice of the peace who had married them had "been removed to parts unknown." She later married William H Abbott on 25 September 1866. They settled at Dry Creek in Raleigh county. William's father Wilson Abbott was a large land owner and owned much of the area now called Dry Creek in Raleigh County, WV.
My grandmother Eva Ballard Burnside always told me she was named after her grandmother Evaline and how she had been raised by the Abbotts. 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Workman (1814 - 1893)
  Louisa T. White Workman (1815 - 1899)
 
 Spouses:
  William H Abbott (1830 - 1917)*
  James Blackburn Ballard (1831 - 1862)*
  James Blackburn Ballard (1831 - 1862)*
 
 Children:
  Andrew Blackburn Ballard (1855 - 1942)*
  Sarah Louvancie Ballard Daniel (1857 - 1934)*
  James Albert Ballard (1860 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ballard Family Cemetery (Dry Creek)
Dry Creek
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Robin Bradford
Record added: Feb 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105717936
Evaline Nesbitt <i>Workman</i> Abbott
Added by: Robin Bradford
 
Evaline Nesbitt <i>Workman</i> Abbott
Added by: Robin Bradford
 
 
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