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Margaret Augusta Percival Abbe
Birth: Nov. 7, 1865
Saint George Basseterre, Saint Kitts And Nevis
Death: Jan. 7, 1936

Age: 70 yrs.

D/O William Halman George Percival and Ellen Martenborough (Wattley) Percival
2nd W/O Cleveland Abbe, Sr. (3 Dec 1838-28 Oct 1916), Founder of U.S. National Weather Bureau; m. 12 Apr 1909, Philadelphia, PA

In his memoir of his father - "Professor Abbe ...and the Isobars/The Story of Cleveland Abbe America's First Weatherman", Truman Abbe describes his stepmother Margaret as much younger than his father Cleveland but devoted to Cleveland's happiness in his declining years. Truman credits Margaret with insisting that the bulk of Cleveland's estate be divided among his sons rather than going to her.

Listed in entry 739 (Cleveland Abbe) of "Abbe-Abbey Genealogy: In Memory of John Abbe and His Descendants" by Cleveland Abbe and Josephine Genung Nichols, 1916. 
 
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  Cleveland Abbe (1838 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CLEVELAND ABBE
DECEMBER 3, 1838
OCTOBER 28, 1916

MARGARET PERCIVAL ABBE
NOVEMBER 7, 1865
JANUARY 7, 1936
 
Burial:
Rock Creek Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section M, Lot 292, Range 5
 
Created by: Earl Abbe
Record added: Sep 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15848059
Margaret Augusta <i>Percival</i> Abbe
Added by: Earl Abbe
 
Margaret Augusta <i>Percival</i> Abbe
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