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 Abigail <I>Whitmore</I> Hemenway

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Abigail Whitmore Hemenway

  • Birth 7 Nov 1814 Unity, Waldo County, Maine, USA
  • Death 12 Jun 1906 Lane County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA
  • Memorial ID 31122622

Morning Oregonian- June 13, 1906

Mrs. Abigail A. Hemenway, a pioneer of Lane County, died of old age at the home of her son, Volney Hemenway at 11 o'clock this forenoon. Mrs. Hemenway was born in Iowa, November 7, 1814. In 1853 she crossed the plains and settled about two miles west of Junction City. She left the following children: Volney, of Eugene; Frank, of Hadleyville; Ansel, of Goshen; Dr. Stacey [sic]M., of Klamath agency, and Ellen Haskins [?], of Dusty. (Provided by Jen 47362231)

Ansel and Abigail were married in La Porte County, Indiana on January 20, 1834. They had their first child and then moved to Walworth County, Wisconsin where Ansel formed the town of Spring Prarie.

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Inscription on family marker:
Tis hard to break the tender cord
When love has bound the heart
Tis hard so hard to speak the words
Must we forever part

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  • Maintained by: Jen
  • Originally Created by: jessicado
  • Added: 4 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31122622
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Abigail Whitmore Hemenway (7 Nov 1814–12 Jun 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31122622, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Jen (contributor 47362231) .