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Capt Augustus Henry Able
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Birth: Mar., 1838
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1903
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Union Naval Officer. He entered the United States Navy with a commission of Third Assistant Engineers on February 21, 1861. He rose to be promoted to 2nd Assistant Engineer on April 21, 1863, to 1st Assistant Engineer on December 1, 1964, and to Chief Engineer on November 20, 1874. He retired on February 17, 1899.

Augustus H Abel, United States Census, 1870
Name Augustus H Abel (ABLE)
Event Type Census
Event Year 1870
Event Place Pennsylvania, United States
Gender Male
Age 31
Race White
Race (Original) W
Birth Year (Estimated) 1838-1839
Birthplace Pennsylvania
HOUSEHOLD ROLE GENDER AGE BIRTHPLACE
Augustus H Abel M 31 Pennsylvania
Elizabeth Abel F 25 Pennsylvania
Sophia Abel F 66 Bavaria
A H Abel M 2 Pennsylvania

Agustus H Abel, United States Census, 1880
Name Agustus H Abel (AUGUSTUS H ABLE)
Event Type Census
Event Date 1880
Event Place Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender Male
Age 41
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) W
Occupation Engineer Usn
Relationship to Head of Household Self
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Self
Birth Year (Estimated) 1839
Birthplace Pennsylvania
Father's Birthplace Germany
Mother's Birthplace Germany
HOUSEHOLD ROLE GENDER AGE BIRTHPLACE
Agustus H Abel Self M 41 Pennsylvania
Lizzie Abel Wife F 33 Ireland
Agustus Abel Son M 11 Pennsylvania
Maggie Blair Sister-in-law F 28 Pennsylvania

Augustus Abel, United States Census, 1900
Name Augustus Abel (ABLE)
Event Type Census
Event Year 1900
Event Place Philadelphia city Ward 15, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender Male
Age 61
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) W
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Years Married 32
Birth Date Mar 1839
Birthplace Pennsylvania
Marriage Year (Estimated) 1868
Father's Birthplace Germany
Mother's Birthplace Germany
HOUSEHOLD ROLE GENDER AGE BIRTHPLACE
Augustus Abel Head M 61 Pennsylvania
Elizabeth Abel Wife F 55 Pennsylvania
Margaret Blair Boarder F 50 Pennsylvania
Eliza Crawford Boarder F 81 Ireland
Katherine Fleming Servant F 41 Pennsylvania

Augustus Henry Able, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates
Name Augustus Henry Able (AUGUSTUS)
Event Type Death
Event Date 10 Dec 1903
Event Place Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gender Male
Race W
Age 64
Birth Year (Estimated) 1839
Birthplace Germany
Marital Status Married
Father's Birthplace Germany
Mother's Birthplace Germany
Occupation Chief Engineer, U.S.N.
Cemetery West Laurel Hill Cem.
Burial Date 14 Dec 1903
Additional Relatives X
 
 
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 Parents:
  Sophia Able (1801 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth L Blair Able (1845 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  Augustus Henry Able (1868 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Laurel Hill Cemetery
Bala Cynwyd
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Edgewood Section, Lot 8
 
Created by: Eugene Glenn Stackhouse
Record added: Dec 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45342757
Capt Augustus Henry Able
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Capt Augustus Henry Able
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Capt Augustus Henry Able
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Companion #10393 - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Apr. 15, 2014
Able, Augustus H.Third Assistant Engineer, 21 February, 1861. Second Assistant Engineer, 21 April, 1863. First Assistant Engineer, 1 December, 1864. Chief Engineer, 20 November, 1874. Retired List, 17 February, 1899.
- Rubbings
 Added: Jan. 31, 2012

- pat peach
 Added: Dec. 1, 2011
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