|Birth: ||Nov. 1, 1902|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 1945|
On the 1930 Census, we find Mr Abbs living in Houston, Harris County, Texas. No children are shown living in the home.
I also found a 1910 Census of Mose Craig, and Rosetta Craig,in Houston County, Texas. On this census they show to have a daughter Nanny Craig Abbs, age 25, b. 1885, with a son, Merchant Abbs, age 9 living in their household. Nanny Craig Abbs, is shown to be widowed in 1910.
On the 1920 Houston County Census we find Murchent age 18 living with his father, Lander age 40. Both tell the Census Taker they were born in Texas.
We find Merchant's death certificate, he was only 42 years old when he died from a heart attack. He was living at 1819 Smith in Houston. He was single, the son of Philander Abbs and Nanny Creag, both born in Grapeland, Houston County, Texas.
Philander Abbs (1879 - ____)
Julie Leonard, David Murphy, Hallie Murphy, Charles Dawson and I surveyed and photographed all of Old Cedar Branch on July 1, 2013. We did not find a headstone marking this grave, all except I have relatives buried here and Charles remembers as a child and young man coming to this lovely old cemetery, not far from the banks of the Trinity River, and knew were many of the family plots and rows are.
Old Cedar Branch Cemetery
Maintained by: Carol Anne Hoch
Originally Created by: Joel Farringer
Record added: Jul 03, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9032579