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William Abernethy
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1831
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1916
Oregon, USA

Tombstone Reads:

WM ABERNETHY
SEPT. 16, 1831
DEC. 30, 1916
____________________
William Abernethy, aged 85 years, son of Oregon's first Governor and himself a pioneer of 1840, died at home in this city last Saturday.
Born in New York City in 1831 and when nine years old, came to Oregon with his parents who were members of a Methodist Missionary company of 50 people. On June 14, 1863 he married Miss Sarah Fidelia Gray at The Dalles. The family came to this city from Southern Oregon in 1904.
Survived by a widow and the following children: Mrs. Anna M Starr, Tacoma, Washington; Mrs. Caroline A Burgess, Seattle, Washington; William Abernnethy, Tacoma; Edward P S, of McKinley, Oregon; Mrs. Violet Swanton, Marshfield, Oregon; Miss Daisey Hahn, Multnomah, Oregon; Miss Camilla D Abernethy, Forest Grove; Mrs. Mizpah I Waterman, Welches, Oregon.
[Forest Grove Express, January 4, 1917]

 
 
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 Parents:
  George Abernethy (1807 - 1877)
  Anne Pope Abernethy (1811 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Fidalia Gray Abernethy (1843 - 1931)*
 
 Children:
  William Gray Abernethy (1873 - 1959)*
  Edwin S. Abernethy (1875 - 1958)*
  Pearl Dunning Abernethy Miller (1879 - 1954)*
 
 Sibling:
  William Abernethy (1831 - 1916)
  Annie Abernethy Hodges (1837 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
River View Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Piper
Record added: Oct 05, 2006
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