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Archibald Dick Abel
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1844
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 2, 1905
Jackson County
Kansas, USA

Obituary for Archibald D. Abel read: THE JACKSON COUNTY WORLD CIRCLEVILLE, KS. 19 MAY 1905 OBITUARY
Archibald D. Abel was born March 31, 1834 in Pulaski county, Ky. He was reared in Missouri and there acquired his education. When but a youth of eighteen years in response to his country's call for soldiers for the Civil war, he enlisted in the 18th Missouri Infantry, Co. K. and served till its close. He was in the battle of Pitsburg Landing, Atlanta and several other battles and with Sherman on his famous march to the sea. Later he was in the Grand Review at Washington from which he received honorable discharge July 18, 1865 with the rank of corporal. After leaving the army Mr. Abel came to Kansas and settled in Jackson county. It was here he met Miss Cynthia McComas and their friendship resulted in a marriage October 24, 1867. Eight children were born to Mr and Mrs Abel, one a son dying in infancy, the others are: Mrs. L. M. Bidwell, Mrs. Ella Elliott, Mrs. Mildred Day of Holton, Mrs. Nannie E. Askren of Manhattan, T. J. of Onaga, Sanders Leroy of Circleville, and Jessie who is at home. Thirteen grandchildren and two brothers, S. L. and Alvin Abel of Holton, who are left to mourn his death. All these relatives were present at the funeral. In 1895 Mr. Abel was elected county treasurer of this county and served two terms in a very proficient manner, returning to the farm after his official work was over. On January 29, 1905, Mrs. Abel was called from the home and since then Mr. Abel has failed in health until death claimed him on May 2.
He was a member of the First Baptist church and the funeral services were held at the home, conducted by Rev. Blackledge of Holton. He was a member of the I. O. O. F. and services at the grave were in charge of this order. He was a member of the G. A. R. 
Family links: 
  Thomas Abel (1823 - 1880)
  Mary (Polly) Dick Abel (1821 - 1887)
  Cynthia Hereford McComas Abel (1842 - 1905)
  Louarie M Abel Bidwell (1868 - 1938)*
  David S. Abel (1870 - 1872)*
  Eleanor Abel Elliott (1871 - 1920)*
  Thomas Jefferson Abel (1872 - 1922)*
  Leroy Sanders Abel (1875 - 1946)*
  Mildred Ann Abel Day (1878 - 1919)*
  Nannie Elizabeth Abel Askren (1880 - 1953)*
  Jessie Irene Abel Chamberlin (1881 - 1962)*
  Archibald Dick Abel (1844 - 1905)
  Rebecca Abel Sharp (1848 - 1883)*
  Nancy Jane Abel Reutter (1853 - 1894)*
  Jerusha L. Abel Fisher (1862 - 1887)*
*Calculated relationship
Circleville Cemetery
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Lot 64
Created by: Donna Londeen
Record added: Mar 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18147994
Archibald Dick Abel
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Archibald Dick Abel
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Archibald Dick Abel
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 Added: Mar. 19, 2007

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