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Abraham C. "Abram" Steptoe
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1835
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 14, 1899
Georgia, USA

Abraham C. Steptoe was born on 23 July 1835 in Kentucky. He was the son of John R. Steptoe and his wife, Rebecca. When Abram was young, his family moved to Dooly County, Georgia, and later to Johnson County, Georgia. On 18 December 1859, Abram married Sarah E. Watson in Johnson County, Georgia. They had four children: Mary Steptoe Wilson, John R. Steptoe, William Steptoe, and Samuel R. Steptoe. Early on in the War Between the States Abram joined the Confederate Army. He enlisted on 17 July 1861 in Company I, 21st. Regiment of Georgia Infantry. After serving in this unit for 2 years, on 14 March 1863, he transferred to Company D, 59th. Regiment, where he served with his brother and father. Abram received wounds at Ream's Station, Virginia on 25 August 1864. He was wounded again at Bentonville, North Carolina on 18 March 1865. According to pension records, he was at home on sick furlough at the close of the war. Abram died in Georgia on 14 May 1899. 
 
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 Parents:
  John R. Steptoe (1811 - 1864)
 
 Children:
  Samuel Burton Steptoe (1871 - 1953)*
  William J Steptoe (1880 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Hearst Steptoe (1831 - 1864)*
  Lucinda M.E. Steptoe Tucker (1833 - 1905)*
  Abraham C. Steptoe (1835 - 1899)
  William Maholey Steptoe (1842 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pinecrest Cemetery & Mausoleum
Vidalia
Toombs County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Peggie Hogan Moseley
Record added: Jan 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64676203
 


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