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Abigail Whitmore Hemenway
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1814
Waldo County
Maine, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1906
Lane County
Oregon, USA

Morning Oregonian- June 13, 1906

Mrs. Abigail A. Hemenway, a pioneer of Lane County, died of old age at the home of her son, Volney Hemenway at 11 o'clock this forenoon. Mrs. Hemenway was born in Iowa, November 7, 1814. In 1853 she crossed the plains and settled about two miles west of Junction City. She left the following children: Volney, of Eugene; Frank, of Hadleyville; Ansel, of Goshen; Dr. Stacey [sic]M., of Klamath agency, and Ellen Haskins [?], of Dusty. (Provided by Jen 47362231)

Ansel and Abigail were married in La Porte County, Indiana on January 20, 1834. They had their first child and then moved to Walworth County, Wisconsin where Ansel formed the town of Spring Prarie.
Family links: 
  Joseph Alva Whitmore (1787 - 1865)
  Hannah Call Whitmore (1793 - 1847)
  Ansel Asa Hemenway (1806 - 1895)*
  Stacy M Hemenway (1836 - 1914)*
  Ellen Hemenway Humphrey (1839 - 1930)*
  Ansel Hemenway (1841 - 1925)*
  Volney Dixon Hemenway (1845 - 1920)*
  Urban Hemenway (1848 - 1894)*
  Frank Asa Hemenway (1854 - 1937)*
  Obadiah Whitmore (1813 - 1858)*
  Abigail Whitmore Hemenway (1814 - 1906)
  Daniel Whitmore (1817 - 1909)*
  Joseph Whitmore (1821 - 1898)*
  Hill Whitmore (1823 - 1898)*
  Hannah R Whitmore Harkness (1826 - 1910)*
  Leroy Whitmore (1829 - 1893)*
  Alva Whitmore (1832 - 1925)*
*Calculated relationship
Inscription on family marker:
Tis hard to break the tender cord
When love has bound the heart
Tis hard so hard to speak the words
Must we forever part
Oak Hill Cemetery
Lane County
Oregon, USA
Maintained by: Jen
Originally Created by: jessicado
Record added: Nov 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31122622
Abigail <i>Whitmore</i> Hemenway
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