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Paul Collins Abney
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1829
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA
Death: May 23, 1894
Angelina County
Texas, USA

s/o Joseph Duncan Abney (b.1802, Spartanburg Co, SC-d. bet 1865-1870, Hopkins Co, TX) & Sarah Searcy (b.1801 Jefferson Co, MS Territory-d.bet 10 DEC 1850 & 25 DEC 1851 in St. Helena Parish, LA); h/o Margaret Elvira Fullerton:
Descendants of Paul Collins Abney - 27 Feb 2006
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First Generation

1. Paul Collins Abney was born on 24 Mar 1829 in Hinds County, Mississippi.1 In 1849 he moved from Neshoba county, Mississippi to St. Helena parish, Louisiana. He appeared in the census on 10 Sep 1850 in Eastern district, St. Helena parish, Louisiana. p199 hh#304.
304 P C. Abney 21 M Ms.
Margret 21 F Ala.
James A. 3 M Ms.
Sarah J. 2 F Ms. In 1853 he moved from St. Helena parish, Louisiana to Homer, Angelina County, Texas. He appeared in the census on 7 Jun 1860 in Angelina county, Texas. He was a mason in Angelina county, Texas.2 "[Paul C. Abney] is an active and earnest member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and has risen to the Royal Arch degree in Masonry." George M. Abney M.D. on his father in Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas. 1889. In 1860 he was a farmer in Angelina county, Texas.2 "[Paul C. Abney] was tax assessor and collector for twelve years [in this county]... and has also held many other minor offices." George M. Abney M.D., on his father in Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas. 1889. He appeared in the census on 5 Jun 1870 in Pennington, Angelina County, Texas, p136. p136. He appeared in the census on 19 Jun 1880 in Angelina county, Texas. Paul ABNEY Self M Male W 52 MS Farmer --- ---
Margaret ABNEY Wife M Female W 50 AL Keeps House IRE TX
Pery ABNEY Son S Male W 19 TX School Teacher MS AL
Addie ABNEY Dau S Female W 18 TX MS AL
John ABNEY Sister S Female W 13 TX MS AL
Emma ABNEY Dau S Female W 13 TX MS AL
Hamp ABNEY Son S Male W 11 TX MS AL
Cary ABNEY Son S Male W 9 TX MS AL
Elizabeth ABNEY Other W Female B 50 AL Laborer --- ---
Dick ABNEY Other S Male B 10 TX Laborer --- AL
Steve ABNEY Other S Male B 12 TX Laborer --- AL
Jane ABNEY Other S Female B 12 TX Laborer --- AL
Ed. ABNEY Other S Male B 22 TX --- AL He died on 23 May 1894 in Angelina county, Texas.1 He was buried in Walker Cemetery, Lufkin, Angelina county, Texas. Located in the Redland community North of Lufkin, TX on US Hwy 59. 1.9 miles North of Loop 287 and on the east side of Highway 59.
KEY: Last Name, First/Middle, Birth, Death, Location
ABNEY Margaret E. Fullerton 10-18-1829 12-27-1919 V-41 Wife of P.C. ABNEY Nathaniel S. 02-14-1851 10-09-1855 V-40 Son of P.C. & M.E.
ABNEY Paul C. 03-24-1829 05-23-1894 V-42
ABNEY Sue E. 12-27-1848 10-15-1892 V-20 Wife of Dr. J.A.
ABNEY Willie C. 10-04-1869 10-04-1869 V-21

Paul Collins Abney and Margaret Elvira Fullerton were married on 29 Dec 1845 in Neshoba County, Mississippi. Margaret Elvira Fullerton was born on 18 Oct 1829 in Pickens County, Alabama.1 She appeared in the census on 27 Jun 1900 in Brown County, Texas. She died on 27 Dec 1919 in Angelina county, Texas.1 She was buried in Walker Cemetery, Lufkin, Angelina county, Texas. *An orphan, Margaret was raised by her uncle Daniel Hefflin.

Paul Collins Abney and Margaret Elvira Fullerton had the following children:

+2 i. Dr. James Addison Abney, born on 6 Nov 1846, Neshoba County, Mississippi3; married Susannah Elizabeth (Susan/Sue) Davis, on 10 Dec 1868, Homer, Angelina County, Texas4; married Mrs. Almonta Huling - Bartlett, in 1893, Texas3,5; died on 29 Jul 1947, Texas6.
+3 ii. Sarah Jane Abney, born on 24 Nov 1848, Rankin County, Mississippi7,8; married Ephraim Henry Foster McMullen, on 29 Nov 1865, Angelina county, Texas4; died on 2 Dec 1927.
4 iii. Nathaniel Searcy Abney was born on 14 Feb 1851 in St. Helena parish, Louisiana. He died on 9 Oct 1855 in Walker Cemetery, Lufkin, Angelina county, Texas.
+5 iv. William Albert Abney, born on 21 May 1853, Louisiana3,6; married Martha J. (Mattie) Dixon, on 27 Jan 1881, San Augustine County, Texas4; died on 7 Nov 19136.
+6 v. Franklin Pierce (Frank) Abney, born in Feb 1855, Texas3; married ? ?, in 1883, Texas; married Olive H. (Ollie) ?, in 1896, Texas3.
+7 vi. George Monroe Abney M.D., born on 13 Jan 1858, Angelina county, Texas2,7; married Martha J. (Mattie) Powell, on 26 May 1880, Jasper County, Texas2; died in Jun 1929, Brownwood, Brown county, Texas.
+8 vii. Perry C. Abney, born in Jun 1860, Texas3,9; married Jodie D. Northington, on 28 Dec 1887, Lampasas County, Texas3.
+9 viii. Adaline Juliette (Addie) Abney, born in Jun 1862, Texas3; married A. J. Moore, in 1883.
+10 ix. John Edgar Abney, born in Aug 1866, Angelina county, Texas3; married Clara ?, in 1890, Texas3.
+11 x. Emily Aerphina (Emmie) Abney, born in 1868, Texas; married Jeff Moseley; married Dr. V.A. Godbey.
+12 xi. Hampton Parton (Hamp) Abney, born on 3 Feb 1869, Lufkin, Angelina county, Texas6; married Jeannett (Nettie) Marshall, on 9 May 1894, Cherokee County, Texas4.
13 xii. Carey Abney was born in 1881 in Texas. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Duncan Abney (1802 - 1866)
  Sarah Searcy Abney (1802 - 1851)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Elvira Fullerton Abney (1829 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  James Addison Abney (1846 - 1947)*
  Sarah Jane Abney McMullen (1848 - 1927)*
  Nathaniel Searcy Abney (1851 - 1855)*
  William Albert Abney (1853 - 1913)*
  Franklin Pierce Abney (1856 - 1939)*
  George Monroe Abney (1859 - 1929)*
  Peery Collins Abney (1860 - 1939)*
  Adaline Juliette Abney Moore (1863 - 1958)*
  John Edgar Abney (1865 - 1907)*
  Emily Zerphina Abney Godbey (1866 - 1921)*
  Hampton Parton Abney (1869 - 1938)*
  Carey Collins Abney (1871 - 1899)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dorothy S. Abney Purvis (1826 - 1910)*
  Susan Abney Jones (1827 - 1876)*
  Paul Collins Abney (1829 - 1894)
  John Armle Abney (1833 - 1903)*
  Elizabeth Abney Bilbro (1835 - ____)*
  Joseph Duncan Abney (1836 - ____)*
  Nathaniel Asa Abney (1840 - 1863)*
  Isabella Katherine Abney Jones (1852 - 1914)**
  Reuben I Abney (1854 - 1904)**
  Catherine Emily Abney Ashmore (1857 - 1948)**
  David Charles Abney (1860 - 1931)**
  Nancy Ellen Abney Reeder (1863 - 1895)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Walker Cemetery
Redland
Angelina County
Texas, USA
Plot: V-42
 
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