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Jane Carey Abel
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1803
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1851
Orange County
Indiana, USA

•ID: I630161092
•Name: Jane CAREY
•Given Name: Jane
•Surname: Carey
•Sex: F
•Birth: 13 Oct 1803 in Mercer County, KY
•Death: 26 Oct 1851
•Burial: Oct 1851 Edwards Cemetery in N.E. Township of Orange Co. IN
•Event: Comment 3 Unknown Tombstone saids "Jane Abel wife of John, Oct 13, 1803-Oct. 26, 1851.
•Census: 1830 Indiana, Orange,

REFN: 185
In final summary of the family of Jane Carey Abel: Two daughters were born to her after the death of John Abel, namely: Elvira J. and Catharine. Elvira J. was bound out to a family by the name of Hicks, but later she lived with Oliver C. and Martha A. Moulder. Elvira J. Ables is found living with the Moulder family in the 1850 census of Orange Co. Inc. (Paoli Township)--age 13. She died ca. 1854.
Catharine Abel lived with the Hicks family and was married under the name of Hicks to David Woodward 15th August 1858 Orange County Book-C4--page 237. From the HISTORY OF ORANGE COUNTY, INDIANA, 1884, Reprint 1950, p
age 118, under a section entitled, "THE MURDER OF THE WOODWARDS": "On the 18th of June, 1866, a bloody murder occurred in the western part of the county. About 2 o'clock at night one or more persons went to the residence of David Woodward and when he appeared at the door in answer to their call, he was struck in the face with an ax and instantly killed. The m er of the murdered man, so that they died, and also severely stabbed his mother, from the effects of which she never recovered, though she lived several years".
William Sanders was arrested, charged with the crime, and waiving examination was sent to jail until his trial came off at Bedford on a change of venue. The jury hung, and the prisoner was discharged on bail, and soon disappeared. The crime was never solved.
Records of Antioch Cemetery in Northwest Township of Orange Co., "Woodward, David, his wife and his sister. Stones have no inscriptions. They we
re brutally murdered on June 18, 1866."

Father: Ebenezer CAREY
Mother: Margaret PALMER

Marriage 1 Charles GOLLAHER b: Abt 1781 in TN
•Married: 11 Jun 1846 in Orange County, Northwest Township, Indiana Book C3--page 75.
•Note: COMMBook C3--page 75. No issue by this marriage.

1. Enoch GOLLAHER b: Abt 1823 in TN
2. Martha GOLLAHER b: Abt 1824 in IN
3. Margaret GOLLAHER b: Abt 1835 in IN
4. Mary GOLLAHER b: Abt 1840 in IN
5. Catharine ? b: Abt 1840 in IN
6. Elvia J. ? b: Abt 1837

Marriage 2 John ABEL b: 2 Mar 1791
•Married: 1820 in Mercer County, KY

1. Mary Ann ABEL b: 17 Jun 1822 in Mercer Co., KY
2. George Washington ABEL b: 18 Aug 1825 in Mercer Co., KY
3. William Joseph ABEL b: 28 Aug 1827
4. Margaret Jane ABEL b: 28 Aug 1827 in Indiana
5. Isabel O'Connor ABEL b: 17 Feb 1830 in Indiana
6. Elizabeth Jane ABEL b: 19 Dec 1831 in Indiana
Family links: 
  John Abel (1791 - 1831)
  George Washington Abel (1825 - 1890)*
  Catherine Abel-Gollaher-Hicks Woodward (1840 - 1866)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: w/o John (buried in Miller Cemetery)
Edwards Cemetery
Orange County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Denise Gill
Originally Created by: Michael Rankins
Record added: Apr 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51663679
Jane <i>Carey</i> Abel
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Peace and blessings on this family.
- Linda Edwards Sharp
 Added: May. 27, 2017

- Lady In Black
 Added: Feb. 26, 2012

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