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Abraham Anthony, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1797
Schaghticoke
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 1859
Portage County
Wisconsin, USA

Abraham Anthony Jr. died by lightning, in his brass bed at home, according to oral family history. He was the son of Abraham Anthony, Sr. and Elizabeth Hilsinger and the husband of Mary Allen. He was a skilled carpenter and barn builder. In his youth his family moved to Jefferson Co, NY. In 1844 Abraham migrated with his family first to Rutland Center, Dane, WI, where he stayed two years near where his brother David had a large farm. Then in 1846 Abraham moved his family to Portage Co., WI, where he lived for the last thirteen years of his life. In June, 1859, Abraham spent time in Rutland, Dane County, WI, selling some farm land that he owned there. Very soon after his return to Portage County the tragedy happened. While he was asleep with his wife in their brass bed lightning struck the house and reached their brass bed. He died from electrocution immediately. His wife was seriously injured and died ten days later.
Children (in addition to those listed in familylinks below):
Sarah Anthony (married name unknown) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Abraham Anthony (1772 - 1848)
  Elizabeth Hilsinger Anthony (1777 - 1840)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Allen Anthony (1793 - 1859)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth P. Anthony White (1826 - 1908)*
  Allen Anthony (1830 - 1844)*
  Mary Anthony Dickson (1833 - 1888)*
 
 Siblings:
  Abraham Anthony (1797 - 1859)
  Michael Anthony (1803 - 1882)*
  David C Anthony (1806 - 1886)*
  Catherine Anthony (1808 - 1894)*
  John Anthony (1810 - 1895)*
  Jacob Anthony (1812 - 1863)*
  Peter Anthony (1815 - 1899)*
  Agnes Anthony Giles (1818 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ABRAHAM
ANTHONY
DIED
JUNE 26, 1859
In the 62 year
of his age.
 
Burial:
Lone Pine Cemetery
Almond
Portage County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: GWC
Record added: Mar 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25430387
Abraham Anthony, Jr
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Abraham Anthony, Jr
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Abraham Anthony, Jr
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- Judy Curnell
 Added: Sep. 11, 2009

- GWC
 Added: Mar. 21, 2008
 
 
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