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Sarah Anna "Sally" Comstock Abernathy
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1859
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
Death: 1937

Daughter of Dr. Alanson Bull and Sarah Ann Sullivan Comstock.

From the 1814 History of Wapello County, Iowa, parts of pages 462-468.
---Sarah Ann Comstock was born in Richland township, July 27, 1859, and has always reside in Wapello county. Her father, Dr. A. B. Comstock, was born in Dayton, Ohio, March 1, 1818, and the mother's birth occurred at Sweet Home, Missouri, July 2, 1821. There she resided until her marriage, on the 17th of June, 1838, and about 1843 Dr. and Mrs. Comstock removed to Iowa, where he entered a quarter section of land in Richland township. The farm which he there secured remained their place of residence until they were called to the home beyond, the death of the father occurring September 4, 1890, while his wife survived until August 23, 1900. He was a graduate from a school of medicine in Ohio and continued in active practice throughout his entire life, in addition to which he managed his farm. In following his profession he rode over the country for a radius of twenty miles. Moreover, he was a prominent and influential citizen in other connections and was the first member of the state legislature from Wapello county. His early political support was given tot he whig party and upon its dissolution he joined the ranks of the new republican party, with which he afterward voted. In the Comstock family were eleven children: Francis J., who enlisted from Wapello county and served as lieutenant in the Civil war, his home being now in Richland, Missouri; James H., who enlisted at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, at the age of seventeen years for service in the Civil war; Chloe J., who became the wife of Hank Shields and is deceased; Henry, who died in childhood; Alanson B., deceased; Mrs. Frances Melvina Williams, of Bradyville, Iowa; Mrs. Mary Ellen Johnson, deceased; Louisa, who died in childhood; Clara Ann, who died at the age of fifteen years; Mrs. Abernathy; Benjamin Butler, deceased; and one who died in infancy.
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 Parents:
  Alonson Bull Comstock (1818 - 1890)
  Sarah Ann Sullivan Comstock (1821 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  James Madison Abernathy (1852 - 1945)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Anna Abernathy Thompson (1877 - ____)*
  Francis Jason Abernathy (1880 - 1914)*
  Chloe Belle Abernathy Fairchild (1882 - ____)*
  Melvina May Abernathy Holland (1884 - 1956)*
  Augustus Hamilton Abernathy (1887 - 1962)*
  Carrie Eva Abernathy Guthrie (1889 - 1973)*
  James Houston Abernathy (1892 - 1946)*
  Lucy Alice Abernathy Failyer (1894 - 1982)*
  Ruby June Abernathy Warren (1896 - 1978)*
  Paul McLellan Abernathy (1898 - 1907)*
  Theodore Roosevelt Abernathy (1900 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clara Ann Comstock (____ - 1869)*
  Infant Comstock*
  Francis Jason Comstock (1839 - 1916)*
  Francis Jason Comstock (1840 - 1916)*
  James Huston Comstock (1842 - 1923)*
  Chloe Jane Comstock Shields (1843 - 1908)*
  Henry Bascombe Comstock (1845 - 1850)*
  Frances Melvina Comstock Williams (1850 - 1925)*
  Mary Ellen Comstock Johnson (1852 - 1869)*
  Alonson Bull Comstock (1853 - 1884)*
  Louisa Comstock (1854 - 1854)*
  Sarah Anna Comstock Abernathy (1859 - 1937)
  Benjamin Butler Comstock (1863 - 1866)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westview Cemetery
Kirkville
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Down on the Farm in MO.
Record added: Oct 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42688725
Sarah Anna Sally <i>Comstock</i> Abernathy
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Sarah Anna Sally <i>Comstock</i> Abernathy
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