06 January 2011

Divorce Action in Williams County, Ohio - Abraham

Divorce Action in Williams County, Ohio - Abraham

By Pamela Pattison Lash (updated 17 November 2013)

John Quinn Abraham v Mary Louisa McLaughlin Abraham (Journal 14, Roll 61 case number 4341) – 1899-1900; “Bryan Democrat”, 22 Feb 1900 p4 – dismissed at plaintiff’s cost

John Quinn Abraham (Feb 1843 Columbiana Co, OH - 6 June 1916) burial at Marion National Cem, Marion, Grant Co, IN; s/o Thomas B Abraham and Elizabeth Quinn

Married 9 May 1867, Mary Louisa McLaughlin, Columbiana Co, OH

Mary Louisa McLaughlin (17 Sept 1847 Columbiana Co, OH – 18 Oct 1913 Bryan, Williams Co, OH; burial Fountain Grove Cem, Bryan, Pulaski Twp, Williams Co, OH; d/o George McLaughlin and Susan Hamilton

1. Susan, 2 Jan 1868, Lisbon, Columbiana Co, OH – 18 Feb 1897, Van Wert Co, OH; mar Arthur Wilkinson, 2 Oct 1890, Williams Co, OH (Marriage V6 #315)
2. Minnie May, 13 Dec 1869, Lisbon, Columbiana Co, OH – 10 Sept 1951, Alameda Co, CA
3. Eleanor (pos 11 Apr 1872 under John Abraham, Male birth), 1872, Lisbon, Columbiana Co, OH – aft 1880
4. Georgia Anna, 26 Aug 1874, Lisbon, Columbiana Co, OH -; mar George O.Palm, 17 Oct 1899, Williams Co, OH (Marriage V8 p67)
5. Laura Hamilton, 11 Jan 1878, Bryan, Williams Co, OH – 27 May 1948, Mansfield, Richland Co, OH); m2 – Arthur L. Wilkinson, Jr., 2 Apr 1899, Richland Co, OH
6. Harry Q, Feb 1879 OH – aft 1930
7. Elizabeth, 24 Dec 1882, Bryan, Williams Co, OH (Birth V2 p44) – 3 Oct 1900, Williams Co, OH (Death V3 p2); bur Fountain Grove Cem, Bryan, OH
8. Helen, 7 Aug 1885, Bryan, Williams Co, OH (Birth V2 p80) -; mar Willis S. Bauserman, 3 June 1921, Williams Co, OH

1850 Madison, Columbiana, Ohio; Roll: M432_669; Page: 265B; Image: 532.
Abraham, Jno 7 OH and his brother Robert 3 OH living with John Quinn 63 PA (probably his grandfather); there are other Quinn women in household; looks like his parents died)

1 January 1862 Washington, IN enlistment in Co I 65th Indiana Infantry as corporal
9 June 1865 Newburn, NC discharge as private

I also found this online:
US Civil War record – John Q. Abraham, Co I 65th Indiana Infantry; Rank IN – Captain; rank out – Corporal

1870 New Lisbon Center, Columbiana, Ohio; Roll: M593_1183; Page: 47A; Image: 98; Family History Library Film: 552682.
h/h 148 Abraham, John 27 OH shoemaker
Mary 22 OH
Susan 3 OH
Minnie 42 OH

26 July 1879 – filed for pension as invalid

1880 Bryan, Williams, Ohio; Roll: 1078; Family History Film: 1255078; Page: 650D; Enumeration District: 012; Image: 0162.
h/h 446/429 Abrams, J Q 37 OH-OH-OH commissary agent
Mary L 33 wife OH-OH-OH
Susie 12 dau OH-OH-OH
Minnie 10 dau OH-OH-OH
Eleanor 8 dau OH-OH-OH
Georgianna 5 dau OH-OH-OH
Laura H 2 dau OH-OH-OH
Henry Q 8M (Feb) son OH-OH-OH
Several homes away from Abraham, Hudkins 20 boarder laborer OH-PA-PA
Abraham, James 18 boarder OH-PA-PA, living with OA and Mary A Whitney family

1883 military pensioners – Bryan res; chronic diarrhea; Co I Indiana Infantry

1900 Bryan, Williams, Ohio; Roll: 1332; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0111; FHL microfilm: 1241332, South Main Street
Abraham, John Q 57 OH-OH-OH boarder; not employed; married c1867 (no wife living with him); res of Annie E Shawley

1900 Bryan, Williams, Ohio; Roll: T623_1332; Page: A; Enumeration District: 111.
East High St
h/h247/257 Abraham, Mary (Sept 1847) 52 married 38Y 8/7 ch  OH-unk-OH
Mamie dau (Dec 1869) 30 single OH-OH-OH school teacher
Elizabeth dau (Dec 1882) 17 single OH-OH-OH operator in telephone office

This explains why he was living as a boarder but still classified as married and she is living as head of household in another residence:
John Quinn Abraham v Mary Louisa McLaughlin Abraham (Journal 14, Roll 61 case number 4341) – 1899-1900; “Bryan Democrat”, 22 Feb 1900 p4 – dismissed at plaintiff’s cost

1901 Dayton, Montgomery Co, OH – John Q Abraham 58 OH admitted 1901 US National Home for Disabled Vets; Co I Indiana Infantry, Aug 1862

1901 Marion, Grant Co, IN – John Q Abraham, born Columbiana Co, OH, age 58, Co I Indiana Infantry; medical disability, premature senility; residence subsequent to discharge – Bryan, Williams Co, OH; occupation – salesman; 5’9” fair complexion, gray hair, blue eyes, can read and write, Protestant, name of nearest relative - Rebecca M Cord ? of Cleveland, daughter, he died 6 June 1916, dementia; looks like he was in hospital 1901; then 1908 readmitted, then readmitted 25 Jan 1915

2 Nov 1901 - 4 May 1902 as requested discharge from the facility; US National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Dayton, Montgomery Co, OH – chronic diarrhea, senility, defective hearing, loss of teeth; 1909 transferred to Marion, Grant Co, IN
Fair, Blue eyes, grey hair, salesman; res of Bryan, Williams Co, OH; married; daughter, Rebecca McCord of Cleveland, OH listed as nearest relative; looks like he checked in and out of hospital

1910 possibility - Hicksville, Defiance, Ohio; Roll: T624_1177; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0014; FHL microfilm: 1375190.
Abraham, John 67 OH-OH-OH boarder, income from own account, married (no wife living with him); res of Thornton and Lucy Jane Dowell

1910 Kendallville Ward 4, Noble, Indiana; Roll: T624_372; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 125; Image: 1383.
208 East Diamond St
h/h 335/342 Abraham, Mary L. 62 mar 41Y 8/6ch OH-PA-OH no occup
Minnie M dau 40 OH-OH-OH public school teacher
Helen L dau 24 OH-OH-OH trained nurse for private family

18 October 1913 - Mary Louisa McLaughlin Abraham died in Bryan, Williams Co, OH
Bryan Press, 23 Oct 1913 – @66Y 1M 1D (Ohio Death Certificate); she was buried in the Fountain Grove Cem, Bryan, OH; her death certificate stated that she was married.

Bryan Press, 13 Jan 1916 – obit of John Abraham

John Q Abraham died on 6 June 1915 and was buried in the Marion National Cemetery, Marion, IN; note the different year for obit entry

1920 Smead, Sanders, Montana; Roll: T625_975; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 191; Image: 536.
h/h 4/4 Wilkinson, A L 28 single, farmer OH-OH-OH
Abraham, Harry uncle 39 single, farm partner OH-OH-OH
Minnie aunt 50 single, public school teacher OH-OH-OH

1930 Piedmont, Alameda, California; Roll: 110; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 337; Image: 251.0.
319 Magnolia Ave
h/h 113/113 Abraham, Harry 51 OH-OH-OH broom salesman
Minnie M 61 sister OH-OH-OH no occup

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