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 Abram Agnew

Abram Agnew

Death 8 May 1903 (aged 72)
Burial Sweet Valley, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Abram Agnew, son of Michael and Elizabeth Kiser Agnew, was born 18 Dec 1830 in New Jersey.

In 1850-1851, Abram Agnew married Martha M. Fitch, born 18 Jan 1830.

American Civil War
Rank: Private
Company: A
Regiment: 2 NJ Infantry
Enlistment Date: 24 Feb 1863
Prisoner at An_____ ____ 9 months

Abram and Martha had ten children. Abram Agnew died on 8 May 1903. Martha A. Fitch Agnew died 14 Jan 1906. Abram and Martha are buried together in Maple Grove Cemetery, Sweet Valley, Luzerne, PA.

Abram and Martha M. Fitch Agnew's children:

Born 16 Feb 1853 at Lake Winola, Lackawanna County, PA. She was a school teacher and died 5 Nov 1924. Mary E. Agnew married Wilbur Search, a carpenter, contractor and general merchant in Shickshinny for many years. Wilbur Search was born 5 Dec 1845 in Union Twp., Luzerne County, PA and died in Shickshinny in 1946. Wilbur and Mary E. Agnew Search are buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Shickshinny, Luzerne County, PA. They had two children Flora M. Search and Stanley Woodward Search. Their daughter Flora M. Search was born 9 May 1883 and died in 1942. Flora M. was educated in the local schools, including high school, and the Musical Department, University of Wooster, at Wooster, Ohio. Flora M. Search married Walter S. Broadt in Jan 1903. Walter S. Broadt was born 1877 and died in 1954. Wilbur S. and Flora M. Search Broadt are buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Shickshinny, Luzerne County, PA. Walter S. and Flora M. Search Broadt were the parents of one child, Mary A. Broadt, who was graduated from the local high school in 1920; from Wyoming Seminary, first, in 1921, in Literary Scientific Department and, in 1922, in violin; and from Syracuse University, in 1926, with the degree of Bachelor of Science. She was in charge in the music in the schools of Fonda, New York. Stanley Woodward Search was born 28 Feb 1876 in Shickshinny, Luzerne County, PA. He married Gertrude W. in 1905. Stanley W. and Gertrude W. Search had a daughter, Mabel M. Search around 1907. Stanley Search died in 1928 in Shickshinny, Luzerne County, PA.

Born 1856-1857
Married ______ Culver

Born Nov 1860
Lyman was a carpenter and contractor in Shickshinny, PA.
1883-1884 married Henrietta, born March 1861 in PA.
Lyman E. and Henrietta had two sons, Lyman born 1912-1913, Newman born 1913-1914.
Lyman E. divorced Henrietta 14 May 1914. He was ordered to pay her $30 per month alimony to support Henrietta and their boys, Lyman and Newman.
He was in an auto accident Thursday, 21 May 1914, hitting a telephone pole at the upper crossing of Beach Haven when the steering gear broke on the car he was driving.
Lyman remarried 25 May 1914 to 17 year old Helen E. Dennis of Shickshinny at the Hotel Casey, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA [Book 116; Page 415; File 0116-00415; License 00 0001084]. Their children were Alfred born 1915-1916, Martha born 1916-1917, Norma born 1918-1919, Norma born 1919-1920, Helen born 1922-1923, Lena born 1924-1925, Earnest born 1927-1928, Stanley born Sept. 1929. They lived in Briar Creek, Columbia County, PA. In 1935-1940, Lyman E. Agnew, Sr. was living at 21 Church Street, in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York. His sons Earnest and Stanley were living in a Children's Home in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York and remained there at least until 3 May 1940. In 1935, his daughter Helen lived in Rural, Duchess, NY and in 1940, Helen was living with Albert White and his family in Hopewell Junction, East Fishkill Twp., Dutchess County, NY, while attending her first year of high school. In 1935 and 1940 Alfred was living in Somers, Westchester, New York. He was a driller helper for tunnel construction. Alfred married Adel and had sons Alfred born 1938 and Thomas born Sept-Oct 1939. Norman lived at 52 Jefferson Street, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York from 1935-1940. He married Eleanor and they had a daughter Arlene born 1937-1938. His son, Lyman, lived on Perry Street, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York from 1935-1940. He married Henrietta and they had a daughter Glanda born 1937-1938.

Born 1861-1862

Born 1863-1865

Born Oct 1867
Married Mary E.
4 children, 3 survived
Ambrose A., Carrie E., Mary A., baby girl Agnew born in May-June 1897 in Sweet Valley, Luzerne, Pennsylvania. Died on 10 September 1897, aged 3 months, in Sweet Valley, Luzerne, Pennsylvania. Cause of death: Fits Duration of Illness: 3 hours. Interment: 11 September 1897 in Pleasant Hill Christian Church Cemetery, Sweet Valley, Luzerne, Pennsylvania.

Born Aug-Sept. 1869
Married _____ Fisk

Born 1871-1872
Married _____ Kester

Born 1874-1874.
Married _____ Moyer



1830 Frankford Twp., Sussex County, NJ; Page 197; Line 17; Agney

1840 Falls Twp., Luzerne County, PA; Page 234; Line 15; Agnew

1850 Ransom Twp., Luzerne County, PA; Page 359; Lines 7-17.

1860 Falls, Wyoming County, PA;
Series M653; Roll 1197; Page 83; Lines 33-38.

1870 Ross Twp., Luzerne County, PA;
Series M593; Roll 1367; Page 576; Lines 1-9.

1880 Ross Twp., Luzerne County, PA;
Series T9; Roll 1148; Page 50; Lines 38-44.

1900 Ross Twp., Luzerne County, PA;
Series T623; Roll 1435; Page 117; Lines 53-54.

As near as can be ascertained the following list comprises the soldiers representing the town of Ross in the War of the Rebellion:

Colonel K. P. Crockett, Captain James Davenport; George W. Holmes,
killed; Wilson Long, Luther Dodson, I. U. Dodson, Abiel Siitliff, Andrew
Sutliffi, A. W. Siitlilt ; William Thompson, died in service ; A. S. Rood,
James Henry, I. M. Calver, I. P. Long, C. Rood, Almon Rood, James
Rood, Henry Sutliff, D. W. Seward, J. R. Seward, S. H. Sutlift, J. Blanch-
ard, Elijah Moon, I. B. Stevens, Wilbur Stearns, H. H. Holmes, J. M.
Holmes, Isaac Naphus, Sidney Naphus, Thomas Shaw, John Shaw, Cyrus
Rummage, Lewis Rummage, Jordan Wolf, Edward Mott, Lafa.vette
Hann, William Edwards, Thomas Long, Nathaniel Wolf; W. I". White,
killed ; Lorenzo Ruggles, William Nagle, Wesley Hontz, Josiah Hontz ;
Henry White, died in service ; Alonzo P. White, wounded ; Aaron Phil-
lips, Richard Morris; Charles Wesley, killed ; Weston D. Millard, killed ;
John Rood, Silas Nevil ; James Nevil, lost an arm ; Jacob Nevil, killed ;
Webster Long, killed ; Samuel P. Wandel, Samuel Montgomery ; C.
Moore, wounded in eye ; Warren Mott, killed ; George Moore, killed ;
Henry Kil Chen, P. D. Edwards, Clark Edward, David Ross, Miles Ross,
William Lewis, ABRAHAM AGNEW, J. W. Davenport, William Wesley, Ben-
jamin Wesley, Edward Wilkinson, Joseph Totten, James Congleton,
Jonah Post, Post, Post. Zephaniah Long; Morris Hatten, wound-
ed ; Jerome Hatten ; Aaron Freeman, wounded ; John Freeman.

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