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Abraham Eyman
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1803
Belleville
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1890
Illinois, USA

DECATUR DAILY REPUBLICAN 4/21/1890


ABRAHAM EYMAN, A NATIVE OF ILLINOIS, WHO HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF MACON COUNTY SINCE 1856, IS NO MORE. HE DIED ON SUNDAY MORNING AT 5 OCLOCK AT THE HOME PLACE NEAR HARRISTOWN, IN THE 88TH YEAR OF HIS AGE, AFTER A MONTHS ILLNESS. HE WAS PROSTRATED BY LAGRIPPE, WHICH CAUSED HIM GREAT BODILY SUFFERING. DEATH WAS A RELIEF. THE DECEASED WAS ONE OF THE BEST KNOWN AND HIGHLY ESTEEMED RESIDENT OF THE WESTERN PART OF THE COUNTY, AN EXCELLENT FARMER, A STAUCH REPUBLICAN, A CONSISTENT MEMBER OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, A TENDER PARENT, A GOOD MAN, WHO WILL BE MISSED IN THE CHURCH AND IN THE AFFAIRS OF LIFE.
ABRAHAM EYMAN WAS BORN IN ST. CLAIR COUNTY, THIS STATE NEAR BELLEVILLE, JANUARY 6, 1803. HIS FATHER WAS A PENNSYLVANIAN OF GERMAN DESCENT AND CAME TO THE TERRITORY EMBRACING ILLINOIS IN 1795. THE DECEASED CAME TO MACON COUNTY IN 1856. PURCHASING THE HOME FARM IN HARRRISTOWN HE PUT UP A TWO STORY RESIDENCE AND OUTBUILDINGS,PUT OUT A FINE GROVE OF MAPLES AND PLANTED FRUIT TREES. HE WAS THE OWNER OF A FARM OF 480 ACRES. ON AUGUST 3, 1826, AT BELLEVILLE, MR. EYMAN WAS MARRIED TO CLARISSA MCGUIRE. THE WIDOWN SURVIVES. THE DECEASED WAS THE FATHER OF TEN CHILDREN. THE SURVIVING CHILDREN ARE JAMES M, OF HARRISTOWN, MRS. ELLA AVERITT, OF HARRISTOWN, MRS. NANCY O. ANDERSON OF GENOA, NEB, HARDIN H. EYMAN OF FULLERTON, NEB AND JEROME EYMAN OF HARRISTOWN. THE DECEASED CHILDREN ARE CAPT. LEWIS J. EYMAN OF CO. E, 116TH ILL. REGIMENT KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF ARKANSS POST,JAN 11, 1863, EDWARD EYMAN OF SAME COMPANY AND REGIMENT, WHO DIED AT MILLIKENS BEAD APRIL 25, 1863, ISSAC O. EYMAN WHO DIED IN 1889, JOHN EYEMAN WHO DIED IN 1882 AND MARTHA EYMAN WHO DIED IN 1863. THERE WERE 21 GRANDCHILDREN: ALZONO EYMAN, EDWARD O, MRS. MARY TOWE, MRS. ELLA MCGREGOR, MISSES CORA, LENA AND EDITH EYMAN, HENRY P AVENITT, MISS MARTHA AVERITT, ARTHUR ANDERSON, MRS. EMMA DAVIDSON, IDA, CLARE, LEWIS CHARLES AND HENRY EYMAN, F EYMAN, A EYMAN, MYRTLE EYMAN, SOPHIA, ELA AND LULA EYMAN. THERE ARE FOUR GREAT GRANCHILDREN: FRANK, LEWIS EYMAN AND RALPH AND ETHEL TOWNE.
THE FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE FROM THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH AT HARRISTOWN THIS AFTERNOON AT FOUR OCLOCK. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Clarissa McGuire Eyman (1802 - 1891)*
 
 Children:
  Lewis J Eyman (1827 - 1863)*
  James M Eyman (1830 - 1918)*
  Eleanor F Eyman Averitt (1833 - 1921)*
  Nancy C. Eyman Anderson (1835 - 1910)*
  Isaac Oliver Eyman (1837 - 1888)*
  Edward C. Eyman (1840 - 1863)*
  John Eyman (1841 - 1883)*
  Martha E Eyman (1843 - 1863)*
  Henry Harden Eyman (1847 - 1913)*
  Jerome Eyman (1849 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
87y 3m 14d
 
Burial:
Harristown Cemetery
Harristown
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: janet donner
Originally Created by: kpet
Record added: Jul 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39555963
Abraham Eyman
Added by: janet donner
 
Abraham Eyman
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 Added: Jul. 19, 2009
 
 
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