Abijah Upham Vought, eldest son of David & Maria (Upham) Vought, was born on May 5, 1846 on the David Vought homestead, Dutch St. Huron, New York.
He married Mary Elizabeth Sherman on August 4, 1878. She was the daughter of Levi and Eliza (Palmer) Sherman. Mary Elizabeth was born in Butler, N.Y.on January 1, 1849 and she died on November 15, 1908.
Abijah Vought, was still living on the David Vought homestead on January 1, 1935 when this report was made. At that time he would have been 89 years old. He was living there with his daughter Edith, Mrs Wm Eygnor.
He married (2) MARY KENT 1912. She died 1924.
Notes for ABIJAH UPHAM VOUGHT:
ABIJAH WAS ONE OF THE OLDEST RESIDENTS OF THE HURON NY AREA WHEN HE DIED AT AGE 94. HE WAS BORN AT THE FARM IN HURON BUT HAD GONE TO HASTINGS NEBRASKA WHEN HE WAS A YOUNG MAN AND LIVED THER A NUMBER OF YEARS. HE MARRIED MARY SHERMAN IN NEBRASKA.
ABIJAH WAS A MEMBER OF THE MASONIC LODGE FOR 71 YEARS, RECEIVING MEDALS FOR 50 YEARS AND 60 YEARS MEMBERSHIP.
From daughter Edith's (Mrs Wm Eygnor) obituary December 14, 1964:
She was the daughter of the late A.U. Vought and Elizabeth Sherman Vought. She was born May 27, 1879 in Sutton County, Nebraska. The family moved to Wayne County (NY) when she was 12 years old. Move from Nebraska to the family homestead was in 1891
Marie Upham Vought (1826 - 1907)
Mary E Sherman Vought (1849 - 1907)
Mary Vought (1883 - 1893)*
Abijah U Vought (1846 - 1940)
Nicholas C. Vought (1848 - 1920)*
Mary M. Vought (1851 - 1875)*
Luna Lonessa Vought Dickinson (1855 - 1941)*
David H Vought (1856 - 1858)*
Frankie Vought (1870 - 1871)*
New York, USA
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Record added: Apr 30, 2009
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Clipping sent by Grace Vought..to Mabel Wright. Mrs. William Eygnor Dies at Huron HomeEdith Vought Eygnor, 85 died Monday, Dec 14, 1964 at her home on Dutch St.RD2 Wolcott, following a long illness. She was the wife of a prominent farmer in the town of Hu...(Read more)|
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Abijah UPHAM VOUGHT:ABIJAH WAS ONE OF THE OLDEST RESIDENTS OF THE HURON NY AREA WHEN HE DIED AT AGE 94. HE WAS BORN AT THE FARM IN HURON BUT HAD GONE TO HASTINGS NEBRASKA WHEN HE WAS A YOUNG MAN AND LIVED THERE A NUMBER OF YEARS. HE MARRIED MARY SHERMAN...(Read more)|
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