Elizabeth “Clarkie” <I>Wade</I> Abel

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Elizabeth “Clarkie” Wade Abel

Our sister, Clarkie Abel. Sister Abel was born in Metcalfe county, Kentucky, October 3, 1862. She was the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Wade and the wife of our friend and brother, Alexander Abel. She united with the St. Clere Baptist church at St. Clere, Kansas, a church which was organized by her father, and served by him as pastor, at the age of 15, and the balance of her life was a faithful and loyal member ... She was married to Alexander Abel May 5, 1881, and to them were born four children, three of whom, one son, Marlon, who resides in Topeka, two daughters, Mrs. Laura Koch and Mrs. Grace Vincent, who reside near town, mourn ... the other child died in infancy. She also leaves a faithful, affectionate husband, and aged mother, and one brother, Wm. Wade, of Ontario, Kansas; also four sisters, Mrs. J. V. Rowles, of Topeka, Kansas, Mrs. L. Q. Hazel, of Iconium, Mo., Mrs. Anna Honstead, of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. C. W. Harrington, of
Scranton, Pa ......... fought the battle of life for 45 years, 6 months and 1 day, dying in Christ's hospital at Topeka June 5, 1908. Her remains were brought to Holton and her funeral held in the First Baptist church of Holton where she was a member ....
The Holton Recorder, June 11, 1908.


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  • Created by: Thomas Mick
  • Added: 29 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29397367
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth “Clarkie” Wade Abel (3 Oct 1862–5 Jun 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29397367, citing Holton Cemetery, Holton, Jackson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Thomas Mick (contributor 46856506) .