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Effie May West Abbott
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1890
Amery
Polk County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1974
Codington County
South Dakota, USA

"May" was born January 9, 1890 to William and Grace (Prouty) West in Polk County, Wisconsin.
She moved with her family to South Dakota when she was 10 years old. She had dark hair and brown eyes. She was athletic and helped her father build thier new house in Dakota. She married James Abbott, the son of a family frined back in Wisconsin, and they lived together for about 12 years before divorcing.
They had four children:Bessie Elizabeth, Joseph Burdette, Virginia Pearl, and Walter Eugene. She remarried again but it also ended in divorce.
She was a hard worker. She moved to Watertown and ran rooming houses for years, eventually establishing the Abbott Rest Home. She lived in Watertown for over 50 years. After an extended illness she spent her last years in a nursing home. 
 
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 Parents:
  William James West (1863 - 1917)
  Grace Estella Prouty West (1868 - 1924)
 
 Siblings:
  Edith Pearl West Forshaug (1888 - 1975)*
  Effie May West Abbott (1890 - 1974)
  Floyd Everett West (1893 - 1975)*
  Anna Ruth West Hanson (1895 - 1983)*
  Sarah E West Gerdes (1898 - 1990)*
  Walter Jabez West (1899 - 1900)*
  Francis Edgar West (1901 - 1973)*
  Grace Ethel West Splinter (1903 - 1993)*
  Burdette William West (1905 - 1978)*
  Vera Leola West Osgood (1908 - 1987)*
  Alton Galen West (1912 - 1975)*
  Joyce Arthur West (1915 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Apostolic Cemetery
Lake Norden
Hamlin County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: lss
Record added: Mar 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35194515
Effie May <i>West</i> Abbott
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Effie May <i>West</i> Abbott
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Effie May <i>West</i> Abbott
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