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Thomas William "Tom" Abney
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1842
Georgia, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1929

Perhaps born in Newton County, Georgia, where his parents married in 1835 and where their household appears on the 1840 census. By 1850, they were residing in Chambers County, Alabama. Son of Absolom P. & Rosanna (HALL) ABNEY. Married 13 NOV 1866 in Russell County, Alabama, to Georgia MATTHEWS. Note that Tom's brother John W. ABNEY also married 13 NOV 1866 in Russell County, Alabama, to E. (probably Ester) C. "Hester" MATHEWS - probably kin, perhaps as sister, to Georgia. John & Hester appear on the 1880 census of Kennemers, Marshall County, Alabama.

[ Pvt. Co. G. 28th GA Siege Art. CSA ] - enlisted and separated as a Private. Per Units of the Confederate States Army, by Joseph H. Crute, Jr.: "28th Artillery Battalion was organized at Savannah, Georgia, during the summer of 1863 with nine companies, later reduced to seven. All of its companies had seen prior heavy artillery service. It was assigned to the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, and took an active part in the fight at Olustee. In the spring of 1864 the unit was sent north as infantry. Companies F and H were assigned to Finegan's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, and five companies to Elliot's, then J.C. Fiser's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. Companies F and H were involved in the Petersburg siege south of the James River and the Appomattox Campaign and surrendered with no officers and 7 men. The other five companies served at Savannah and in the North Carolina Campaign. They surrendered on April 26, 1865. Major A. Bonaud was in command."

[Military unit and the following census data kindly posted by per Teresa Jarosek Elmore, Contributor #46626861:

Name: T W Abney
Home in 1900: Mill Creek, Franklin, Arkansas
Age: 57
Birth Date: Jul 1842
Birthplace: Georgia
Race: White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Marital Status: Married
Residence : Mill Creek Township, Franklin, Arkansas
Household Members: Name Age
T W Abney 57


Name: Tom W Abney
Age in 1910: 67
Estimated birth year: abt 1843
Birthplace: Georgia
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Georgia
Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
Spouse's name: Mary
Home in 1910: Wetumka, Hughes, Oklahoma
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
Tom W Abney 67
Mary Abney 69 ]


Sisters:

Elvira L. (ABNEY) STATHAM

Frances Permelia (ABNEY) COOPER

Cynthia Harriett (ABNEY) WALLS

Sister Mary Ellen ABNEY (27 JAN 1837-19 SEP 1863), first wife of Henry M. NEWSOME and probably buried at Clapp's Factory Cemetery, but burial NOT PROVED.

Sister Elvina ABNEY (11 OCT 1839-13 JUL 1858), twin of Elvira L., and sister Nancy Jane ABNEY (22 NOV 1852-11 APR 1863) both also probably buried at Clapp's Factory, but burials NOT PROVED.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Absolom P. Abney (1803 - 1855)
 
 Siblings:
  Elvira L. Abney Statham (1839 - 1916)*
  Thomas William Abney (1842 - 1929)
  Frances Permelia Abney Cooper (1844 - 1917)*
  Cynthia Harriett Abney Walls (1849 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Ardmore
Carter County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: John Mallory Land
Originally Created by: Teresa Jarosek Elmore
Record added: Oct 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16046917
Thomas William Tom Abney
Added by: Grave Researcher: Angela
 
Thomas William Tom Abney
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Added by: Mike Casey
 
 
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Rest in Peace
- Teresa Jarosek Elmore
 Added: Apr. 15, 2007
 
 
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