Christopher Columbus Abel

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Christopher Columbus Abel

Birth
Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
Death 29 May 1859 (aged 73–74)
Harrison County, Ohio, USA
Burial Germano, Harrison County, Ohio, USA
Plot Row 5
Memorial ID 7914763 · View Source
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Christopher was the son of Johann George Abel and Catharine Roller. Christopher married Sarah Beckley March 21st, 1808. Sarah was the daughter of Jacob Beckley and Mary Schmett. The family of Christohper and Sarah is listed in the 1820 census of German Township (at that time Green Township), Harrison County, Ohio. Their household was listed between Jacob Beckley II and Daniel Hellyer in the enumeration. The known children of Christopher and Sarah, prior to the 1820 census were Anna Maria Abel, born 1810 in Virginia, Susannah Abel, born 1813 in Harrison County, Ohio (married Henry Wagner), George Abel, born 1814 in Harrison County, Ohio (married Elizabeth Devore), John Abel, born July 26, 1816, and Elizabeth Abel, born 1818 (married George Laevengood). All of those children appeared as ticks in the 1820 census, except Anna Maria, who must have died young. Additionally, there was a boy under 10 living in the houshold, whose identity is not yet known. The family of Christohper and Sarah is also listed in the 1830 census of German Township, Harrison County, Ohio. Their household was listed between Joseph Robinson and Henry Wagner in the enumeration. The known children of Christopher and Sarah, born after the 1820 census and prior to the 1830 census were Mary Ann Abel (married David Blickendorfer), Alexander Abel, Anna Susanna Catherine Abel (married Sampson Barnhouse), and Adam Abel. The family of Christohper and Sarah is also listed in the 1840 census of German Township, Harrison County, Ohio. Their household was listed between Henry Yingling and Alexander Grayton in the enumeration. The family of Christohper and Sarah is also listed in the 1850 census of German Township, Harrison County, Ohio.


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  • Created by: Kevin Borland
  • Added: 27 Sep 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7914763
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christopher Columbus Abel (1785–29 May 1859), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7914763, citing Zion Cemetery, Germano, Harrison County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Kevin Borland (contributor 46590297) .