Married Anastasia Corr (1856–1905) on 20 Aug 1876 in Victoria
Bendigo Advertiser (10/07/1897)
OBITUARY. — On Wednesday last Mr. Patrick Abberton, aged 42, who was a native of Bendigo, and who served his time with Messrs. P. and E. Flood, coachbuilders, succumbed to the effects of pneumonia. For the last 17 years he had been working for Cobb and Co., at Hay, where he earned the respect of a large circle of friends. He leaves a wife and five children to mourn their loss. His remains were interred in the White Hills Cemetery on Thursday, the funeral being largely attended. Mr. Oakley had charge of the funeral arrangements.
Date of Burial: 8 July 1897