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Henry Abels
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Birth: 1844
Death: 1931

Co. L 15th Kan. Cav.

The following info was sent by Find A Grave contributor Dan Minick :
Henry John Diedrich William Abels
records I've seen from census, etc state dob: Aug 09, 1845 in either Missouri or Louisana.
Planning to settle in California, the J. M. Abels family, originally from Alsace-Lorraine and Bremen in Germany, instead came to Eudora in 1859. Son Henry Abels said when his family traveled to Eudora by boat from New Orleans, the stern wheeler boat stopped in St. Louis, and Caroline Schneider boarded on her trip to Eudora to meet her fiancÚ, Charles Lothholz. At Booneville, Missouri, August Gabriel also got on the boat to come to Douglas County. Lothholz met the boat at Kansas City to bring his soon-to-be bride by stagecoach to Eudora. The Kansas River was in flood stage with a swift current and driftwood, causing the captain to tie up at Shawnee. Camping Indians, Abels said, yelled wildly and the coyotes howled, frightening the boat passengers. When the Abels family arrived June 4 and left the boat at the mouth of the Wakarusa River, most of the town met them.

Henry married Louisa Fieldler on March 4, 1868, and was a Eudora postmaster for 16 years. Their children were Will, Benjamin, Lydia, Ollie, Mrs. George Seybold, Mrs. Homer White, and Mrs. Carl Lundberg.

Henry Abels' obituary (1918), and "Biographical Sketches," prepared by Lauretta Trabant in Eudora Community Heritage (1977); " House Resolution 6136," Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Legislature; and Eisele Family and Hornberger Family (March 1, 1977) by Clifford Eisele

Family links: 
  Katharina Lisa Jasper Abels Hosch (1815 - 1875)
  Louisa F. Fiedler Abels (1849 - 1919)*
  Emma Abels (1868 - 1868)*
  Rose Matilda Abels Seybold (1870 - 1955)*
  Mary Abels (1872 - 1873)*
  Caroline Abels White (1874 - 1937)*
  John Abels (1877 - 1877)*
  William Charles Abels (1878 - 1961)*
  George Arthur Abels (1881 - 1882)*
  Elizabeth Abels Lundborg (1885 - 1968)*
  Ollie Abels McMillen (1888 - 1958)*
  Benjamin Harrison Abels (1890 - 1976)*
  Henry Abels (1844 - 1931)
  Ernst Jakob Heinrich Abels (1852 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 1, South Memorial
Created by: Cheryl White
Record added: Aug 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95700777
Henry Abels
Added by: Cheryl White
Henry Abels
Added by: Cheryl White
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