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Robert August Abbey
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Birth: May 22, 1881
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1943
Lucas County
Ohio, USA

Robert August Abbey married Wilhelmine Bowsky 20 June 1904 in Toledo, OH. Wilhelmine and Robert were married by Rev. Daniel Stecker.

In 1900, Robert was a book salesman in Toledo.

The 1910 Ohio, Wood County, Bowling Green Ward 2 Federal Census shows:
ABBEY, Robert A., 27, shipping clerk at an auto factory
ABBEY, Minnie W., wife, 26
ABBEY, Gerald R., son, 5
ABBEY, Vernon, son, 3
ABBEY, Keneth P., son, 2

The Toledo, OH World War 1 Draft Registration card shows Robert August Bowsky of 629 Oliver in Toledo, age 37, born 22 May 1881, merchant at 701 So. St. Clair, wife Minnie Bowsky of same address, is medium height, medium built, blue eyes, dark hair. Signed and dated: 12 September 1918

The 1920 Toledo census shows ABBAY.
The family lived at 629 Oliver.
ABBAY, Robert, 38, candy shopp
ABBAY, Minnie, 36
ABBAY, Gerold (sic), 15
ABBAY, Vernon, 13
ABBAY, Kenneth, 12
ABBAY, Eleanor, 4 and 6 months
RICHTER, Emit, 58

In 1930, the Toledo, OH census shows
Living at 3534 Island Ave
ABBEY, Robert A., head, 46, married at age 21, rents for $35 a month, has a radio set, born Ohio, father born Canada, mother born Ohio, real estate agent
ABBEY, Minnie W. , wife, 46, married at age 20, born Mecklenburg Germany, parents born Mecklenburg, naturalized 1896
ABBEY, Eleanor S., daughter, 14, born Ohio, father born Ohio, mother born Mecklenburg, Germany

The 1940 Toledo, OH census, page 5A, dated 06 April 1940 shows:
Living at 2417 South Street
ABBEY, Vernon S., head, 33, divorced, own home valuted at $6500, born Ohio, lived in same house five years ago, eighth grade education, dairy route supervisor
ABBEY, Wilhelmine M., mother, 55, divorced, lived in same house five years ago, sixth grade education, born Germany, housekeeper for private family
KRAMER, Arthur C., lodger, 93 widowed, born Illinois, two years high school education, lived in same plasce five years ago, cost accoutant for W.P.A. school prlject

The 1940 Toledo, OH census, page 7B, dated 08 April 1940 shows:
Living at 117 Fifteenth Street in Boarding Home of Ada & William Flietz
ABBEY, Robert, head, 58, divorced, rents for $12 a month, born Ohio, lived in same place five years ago, fourth year high school education, senior clerk for probate court project

The Ohio death certificate shows Robert August Abbey died 23 March 1943, buried Forest Cemetery, lived at 117 15th Street in Toledo, was a watchman, and was widowed (sic).

Robert August Abbey was a son of William C. and Agnes F. Phillips. William was born December 1856 in Canada and died 09 July 1931 in Toledo, OH. Agnes was born January 1857 in OH and died 02 July 1923 in Toledo, OH. She is buried in Forest Cemetery of Toledo, OH.

William's father was born in Scotland and his mother was born in Canada.
William came to the U.S. in 1871. In 1900, he was a shipping clerk in Toledo. OH.
In 1920, William was a "general goods merchant" in Toledo.

Agnes's parents were born in Germany.

* See further information for Robert from his wife, Minnie's memorial.

Family links: 
  William C. Abbey (1859 - 1931)
  Agnes F. Phillips Abbey (1856 - 1923)
  Wilhelmine Anna Maria Bowsky Abbey Kramer (1883 - 1956)*
  Gerald Robert Abbey (1905 - 1978)*
  Vernon S. Abbey (1906 - 1961)*
  Kenneth P. Abbey (1907 - 1943)*
  Eleanor Agnes Abbey Clifford (1915 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Cemetery
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Plot: section B, lot 131, row ?, grave 0
Created by: donald knopf
Record added: Sep 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76157985
Robert August Abbey
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