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 Aberham “Uncle Abe” Bonner

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Aberham “Uncle Abe” Bonner

FORMER SLAVE, AGE 107, DIES AT ROOPVILLE

Funeral services for a 107 year old Carroll County negro was held at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church on Saturday. "Uncle' Abe Bonner attributed his long life to his daily plug of tobacco. He was a former slave who was born on the present site of West Georgia College. Relatives said he had been in excellent health until last May when he "had to take it easy on his farming and rest up some." "Uncle' Abe, until a few years ago used to take frequent walks to Carrollton to purchase tobacco.

NEWSPAPER issue of Friday, January 24, 1947

BIO furnished by Find A Grave Contributor Sharon Frank Patrick # 47852495


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  • Created by: Sgt Ed Elstan
  • Added: 20 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64461487
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Aberham “Uncle Abe” Bonner (1840–1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64461487, citing Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Roopville, Carroll County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Sgt Ed Elstan (contributor 47188165) .