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Michael Abe (#47239344)
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RE: Florence (Zombro) Cooley
Hi Mike,

I sent an edit yesterday to get her mother's name corrected, so hopefully that will work.

Added by myta on Jul 09, 2013 5:47 AM
aye ain't
grave stone photos
Michael, thank you for taking the time to add the photo for the stone of Adam Ridenour, #95794557.
It has taken me quite a few years to find where these elder aunts and uncles are - every time one of the volunteer photographers helps to prove a place, it is a great gift. Have a fine day.
Added by aye ain't on Apr 03, 2013 9:31 AM
Alberta Stotler
Thank you for posting the pic!! Have a great day!! =)
Added by Tina on Apr 02, 2013 1:50 PM
My Labor of Love
Website Information
Hi Michael -

I'm not sure if you already know about this:

You can pull up all the death records for people you're researching in West Virginia.

Here's for birth records:

Here's for marriage records:

In addition to that site, you can calculate birth dates based on death date and date age at:

For an example: Nicholas Abe (35422398)
Death: Oct. 3, 1894
Aged 74 yrs., 10 mos., 22 days

His birth date would approximately be November 11, 1819 (based on the information listed in his memorial)

In addition, if you look up his death record (there are 2 for him - different spelling of Nicholas/Nickolas), it shows the following:

Death Place: Pattersons Depot, Mineral, West Virginia
Burial Date: 5 Oct 1894
Birth Place: Germany
Mother: Catherine Abe
Father: Adam Abe

Hope this helps!

Take Care,

Added by My Labor of Love on Mar 30, 2012 12:32 PM
My Labor of Love
RE: Pvt. Herman Seefers Abe
Not a problem, I'll delete this record and attach the document to memorial 49568488.

Thank you so much for pointing this out.

Take Care,
Added by My Labor of Love on Mar 30, 2012 11:53 AM
Roger clayton Abe III
clayton abe
I would like to know if I can get a copy of any photos of Clayton abe that would be nice to have I only have one photo of him . my name is Roger Clayton Abe III i live at 623 Frederick st Cumberland md 21502.
Added by Roger clayton Abe III on Jan 10, 2012 8:12 PM
Joe Mckenzie
Michael I thought I would leave the message here also.

GPS The GPS is great idea but if you take the comma out and put in a space and a - then when you click on the GPS number it will take you right to the spot. Kenneth's would be 39.7736702 -78.6909485 I am looking for a camera that does this when you take a photo, would that be the thing to have.
Joe in Florida
Added by Joe Mckenzie on Nov 06, 2011 4:34 AM
Sylvia Sonneborn
Trying to work out John Adam Abe's Children
I have tried to use dates and other clues to work out the children of John Adam Abe. I am a direct descendant of Martha Sowers Hott who is a sister to John's 3rd wife Sarah Margaret Sowers. I have put together this biography in hopes that you might use it for John. Please feel free to add to it or correct it.

John Adam Abe was born Dec 1844 in Short Gap, Mineral, West Virginia, son of Nicholas and Elizabeth Lacy Ann Flood (Long) Abe. At the age of 15 he enlisted in the service: U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about John Adam Abe, Residence: Hampshire County, West Virginia; Occupation: Farmer; Enlistment Date: 1 Jan 1864; Rank at enlistment: Private; State Served: Virginia; Survived the War?: Yes; Service Record: Enlisted in; Enlisted in Company D, Virginia 11th Cavalry Regiment on 01 Jan 1864. He is described in his service records as being 5 ft. 8 in., and having a dark complexion, gray eyes, and dark hair.

During his lifetime, he had three wives. His first wife Margaret Fulk (1843-1874) of Rockingham, Virginia, married him on 20 April 1865. Margaret was the daughter of Isaac and Melissa Fulk. Margaret had the following known children: Unknown Abe, born 16 September 1867 but may have died as an infant; Lacy Ann Abe in 1869, Isaac F. Abe in 1871, and Amanda Melvina Abe in 1873. Margaret died in 1874 and was buried in the Fawley-Fulk Family Cemetery, Fulks Run, Rockingham, Virginia.

John married his second wife Martha Jane Morehead (1854-1890) of Hampshire County, Virginia, in about 1875. Their first child was born and died in 1877 and was referred to as "Our Babe" Abe. Following that, she bore Ella in 1878, Virginia "Jennie" L. in 1879, Emma in 1881, Henry Nicholas in 1883, Sophie J. in 1887, and Harvey Eugene in 1889. Sadly, "Our Babe," Emma, and Ella all died in the year that there were born and were buried in the Abe Cemetery in Short Gap, Mineral, West Virginia. Martha died in 1890 and was also buried in the Abe Cemetery. These children are gathered from different census records, and all children may not be accounted for.

On the 25 of November 1897, John married Sarah Margaret Sowers, daughter of James Harvey and Rachel (Shickel) Sowers. Sarah was born June 1853 in Hampshire, Virginia, She is listed as the mother of Martha's children in the 1900 Census, but her individual records shows that she is the mother of 0 children, although she seems to have taken over as the step-mother of his second wife's children and is listed as their mother on the census. She had no children to John Adam Abe. After John died in 1914, Sarah went to live with her sister and husband Martha (Sowers) Hott and James Henry Hott [incorrectly listed as Holt in the 1920 Census] and her mother Rachel (Shickel) Sowers. Sarah is incorrectly listed as Sarah Abey instead of Abe in the 1920 census. Sarah died 24 July 1925 in Gore, Hampshire, West Virginia, and she was buried in the Malick Cemetery, Augusta, Hampshire, West Virginia, whereas her husband John Adam Abe had been buried in the Abe Cemetery in Short Gap, Mineral, West Virginia.
By Sylvia Hott Sonneborn
Added by Sylvia Sonneborn on Aug 21, 2011 10:06 PM
Robert DeLong
Mary Flood
Hi Michael,

I am Robert DeLong, in Richmond Texas. My wife is Kathleen (Flood) . I researched her family a few years ago and have now started work on her family again.

On your Philip Long memorial you state: Philip Long is not the blood father but became the legal adoptive father of Lacy Ann (Long) Abe #35422276 and her brother Isaac Long after he married their mother Mary Flood, his second wife.

Do you know Mary's maiden name? Was it Flood or is that her first husband's surname. Do you know her first husbands given and surname?

Thank you very much. Your postings in Find A Grave have helped me.
Added by Robert DeLong on Sep 12, 2010 3:27 PM
Glenn Channell
Bartlett Photos...
Thank you very much for taking the time to look up the Bartlett family tombstone photos for me. Your time and effort are greatly appreciated.
Added by Glenn Channell on Mar 20, 2010 6:37 PM
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