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Della Ann Abbott Gay
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Birth: May 25, 1880
Anson
Somerset County
Maine, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1950
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA

Della is the youngest daughter of Richard and Ella Abbott. She was born in Maine but moved to Minnesota when she was only a few years old. She grew up in Moose Lake and it was in this town that she met and married her husband Peter Gay.

Della and Peter married on the 20th of March 1897 in Moose Lake, Minnesota. Source: (MN Marriage Index record: Carlton County, MN Certid# B-284 20-Mar-1897 Groom: GAY, Peter Bride: ABBOTT, Della A).

Della and Peter moved around Minnesota throughout their marriage and lived in many different cities. They even stayed for a short time in Washington. Together they had ten children, five boys: Melvin, Clifford, Ervin, Fred and Conrad, and five girls: Blanche, Bessie, Violet, Flora and Irene. Having ten children provided countless grandchildren!

Della is buried alongside her husband of 53 years. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard W Abbott (1840 - 1932)
  Ella Frances Walker Abbott (1848 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Peter Joseph Gay (1872 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Blanche M Guy Olson (1897 - 1976)*
  Melvin Peter Gay (1900 - 1989)*
  Bessie Lee Gay Petschl (1902 - 1952)*
  Violet Delia Gay Conway (1906 - 1995)*
  Ervin Gay (1909 - 1962)*
  Flora Laura Gay Lindgren (1912 - 1967)*
  Irene Ella Gay DuFault (1916 - 1987)*
  Fred George Gay (1918 - 1971)*
  Conrad Richard Gay (1920 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cora M. Abbott Rand (1866 - 1916)**
  Minnie P Abbott Eagle (1868 - 1932)**
  William E Abbott (1872 - 1960)**
  Frank Scott Abbott (1876 - 1951)*
  Ellen Lydia Abbott Purbeck (1878 - 1949)*
  Della Ann Abbott Gay (1880 - 1950)
  Harry Richard Abbott (1884 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Mother
 
Burial:
Kahbakong Cemetery
Taylors Falls
Chisago County
Minnesota, USA
Plot:
Section: B, Block: 545, Lot: 4
 
Maintained by: AmandaO901
Originally Created by: Robert John Chudek
Record added: Nov 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44948959
Della Ann <i>Abbott</i> Gay
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Della Ann <i>Abbott</i> Gay
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- Marlene Zalar
 Added: Oct. 8, 2013

- AmandaO901
 Added: Aug. 29, 2012
 
 
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