|Birth: ||Jan. 17, 1835|
|Death: ||Sep. 20, 1904|
John Abel was born January 17, 1835, and died at his home in this city, Tuesday, September 20, 1904, aged nearly seventy years. He had been ill for nine months before death relieved him of his suffering. Mr. Abel moved to Platte City, Mo., in 1856, and in October of that year was married to Miss Ellen Dick. In 1865 he came with his family to Kansas and settled on a farm in Jackson county, where he lived until seven years ago, when he came to Holton. His wife, one son, one brother and three grandchildren survive him .... Mr. Abel enlisted in the Civil war in January, 1862, Co. K, 62nd Vol. Missouri Infantry. He served until February 27, 1865, when he was discharged in St. Louis. The G. A. R. post had charge of the funeral. ... The Holton Recorder, September 29, 1904.
.. died at the home of his son ... born in Kentucky ... on October 3d of that year was married .... The Holton Weekly Signal, September 28, 1904.
.... Oct. 3, 1856 was married to Miss Ellen Dick, of that city .... laid to rest in the Holton cemetery. The Tribune, September 30, 1904.
Ellen Dick Abel (1833 - 1907)
Alex Abel (1860 - 1939)*
Plot: Section 4 (west), Block 104, Lot 6
GPS (lat/lon): 39.46067, -95.75838
Created by: Thomas Mick
Record added: Aug 29, 2008
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