|Birth: ||Aug. 4, 1843|
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 27, 1935|
Mrs. Edith B. Abbey, 92,
Pioneer Resident of
Mrs. Edith B. Abbey, 92, one of;
this city's pioneer residents, died
yesterday a t 1:30 p. m. at the Fair-
view hospital. She had been a
patient there for 10 days.
Born in Ogdensburg, N. Y., St.
Lawrence county, August 4, 1843,
she spent her early childhood and
attended the schools there. Mrs.
Abbey was united in marriage to
George B. Abbey in Titusville, July
17, 1866, and 12 years later the
couple moved to Bradford.
Coming here they found nothing
but woods and Mr. Abbey cleared
a plot where they built their home.
Mrs. Abbey has resided in the same
location, 22 Burnside avenue, since
coming here. Mr. Abbey, a onetime
prominent restaurant owner in
East Main street, died here a number
of years ago. Mrs Abbey was well known
and enjoyed wide circle of Asbury
Methodist Church. Surviving her is
one daghter Mrs Edith Wagner of this
city. The body was taken by Funeral
Director Frank McAllister to his rooms
where funeral services will be held
Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock.
The Rev Frederick Wood, pastor of the
Asbury Methodist Church will officiate.
Burial will be in the family plot in
Oak Hill cemetery. Friends are to invited
to call at the funeral home.
THE BRADFORD ERA, 11-28-1935
George Borden Abbey (1835 - 1918)*
Oak Hill Cemetery
Plot: Lot 8
Created by: SRGF
Record added: Nov 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80130609
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