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 William H Abell

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William H Abell

  • Birth 20 Jul 1877 Colorado County, Texas, USA
  • Death 3 Apr 1960 El Campo, Wharton County, Texas, USA
  • Burial El Campo, Wharton County, Texas, USA
  • Plot 428-3
  • Memorial ID 44838938

OBITUARY from Colorado County Citizen, April 7, 1960, page 8"

"Abel, William "Bill" Sr.
Bill Abell Dies; Was One of Oldest Garwood Natives

GARWOOD--Bill Abell Sr., one of the oldest natives of the Garwood area was laid to rest Tuesday in an El Campo cemetery after services at the ODHS cemetery conducted by Rev. Paul Grout, pastor ot the Garwood Methodist church.

Mr. Abell was 82, having being[sic] born here July 20, 1877. He was a farmer and rancher all his life. He died in an El Campo hospital at 11:15 p.m. Sunday after becoming ill the previous Tuesday. Prior to that, he had appeared to [be] in good health.

Mr. Abell was well known over the county usually serving as a bailiff for each grand jury that met in the county.

Survivors include a daughter, Miss Sadie Abell of Garwood; 2 sons, Arthur Abell and William Abell Jr. of Garwood; and 2 grandchildren, Sheryl Ann and Robert B. Abell.


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Gravesite Details OBITUARY courtesy of Contributor Jessica Coleman, #47555829

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  • Maintained by: Kathleen Boyd
  • Originally Created by: John Boyd
  • Added: 27 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44838938
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William H Abell (20 Jul 1877–3 Apr 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44838938, citing Garden of Memories, El Campo, Wharton County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kathleen Boyd (contributor 47131333) .