Absalom Morgan Addington

Wayne County, Indiana, USA
Death 15 Feb 1913 (aged 88)
Los Gatos, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Burial Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Memorial ID 130081223 View Source
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According to his pioneer record he was the son of Morgan Addington (born VA) and Jane Mendenhall (born TN). His political affiliation was Republican. It lists his birth in Hayes County, IN and later in Wayne County, IN. Descendants listed are: Vida (Remington) Browny, Etta (Addington) Heyandy, Gladys Remington Newton, Renouth Remington and Mattie Beaugard Johnstone. (Note: the names were difficult to read and spelling may be off.)

Illinois Marriage Index
Absalom M. Addingron married Martha Jane Boyd on 10 Mar 1852 in Knox County.

1850 Placerville and Vicinity, El Dorado, CA
Absalom M. Addington 26 IN

1860 Consumnes, Sacramento, CA
A. M. Addington 37 IN
M. J. Addington 30 OH
D. W. Addington 7 CA
L. J. Addington 4 CA
A. Addington 1 CA

1870 Consumnes, Sacramento, CA
A. M. Addington 47 IN
Martha J. Addington 40 OH
David M. Addington 17 CA
Anna B. Addington 11 CA
Thomas N. Addington 8 CA

1880 Consumnes, Sacramento, CA
Absalom M. Addington 55 IN
Martha J. Addington 49 OH wife
Anna B. Addington 20 CA daughter
Thomas B. Addington 18 CA son
Charlie Addington 10 CA son

1910 Ione, Amador, CA
Absalom M. Addington 86 IN widowed, retired merchant

Oakland Tribune 17 Feb 1913
Oldest Odd Fellow In State Buried

"Alameda, Feb 17 - Absalom M. Addington, father of Thomas M. Addington of this city and oldest Odd Fellow in the state of California was buried this morning at Mountain View Cemetery. Death came to the veteran lodgeman in Los Gatos Saturday.

Addington was born in Indiana in 1824 and came to California while yet a young man. He stopped at Michigan Bar where he went into the pottery business. He was a member of the Consumnes lodge of Odd Fellows, having been affiliated with the organization the past 57 years. Addington was the father of Thomas M. Addington, baggagemaster at the Park Street Depot in this city.

Deceased is survived in addition to his son here, by three other children, Dr. D. M. Addington of Sutter, Cal., C. D. Addington of San Jose and Mrs. Anna B. (Seth) Remington of Los Gatos. It was at the home of the latter that death came to the venerable Odd Fellow."

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