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Verna Sarah Diehl Abbott
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Birth: Aug. 31, 1897
Kansas, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1954
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

daughter of: Daniel Diehl and Nellie Ellen (Cassel) Diehl

Verna was married to Earl Hicks King from 7 December 1913 to 1916 in Hutchinson, KS - from this union born a daughter:
Theo Ellen King b. 26 October 1914
Theo Ellen was put up for adoption 5 July 1916 and adopted by: Clara Daenzer Grider.
Verna and Earl King divorced and Earl went off to WW1

Later Verna married a man named Raymond F. Abbott and lived in Hutchinson, KS until they moved to California in 1934 per her death certificate.

We have Verna's death certificate (and the marriage certificate to Earl King as well as Theo Ellen's adoption papers).

At this time we do not know what happened to R.F. Abbott. Not for certain that the R stands for Raymond or not but Verna and R.F. had two daughters per census records and now a letter we have uncovered from Verna's older brother, Carl Cassel Diehl's collection, provided by his granddaughter.

Helen
and
Betty
were the daughters born to R.F. and Verna Sarah Diehl Abbott

In the 1920 Census they lived in: Wood River, Madison, Illinois (A little North of St. Louis, Missouri on the River!
In the 1925 US City Directories they lived in Atlanta, GA on 451 Grant Street.
In the 1930 Census they lived in: Houston, Harris County, Texas (both Helen and Betty are listed and here is where the R.F. comes up as Raymond Abbott however Verna is spelled Vima by the Census Taker).
In the 1940 Census they lived in:

WWI Draft Registration showed Raymond F. Abbott who was born in Birmingham Alabama to have the birthday of 25 Dec 1892 and living in Lincoln City, Nebraska at the time of the WWI draft so he was 25 years old in 1917. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Daniel Theodore Diehl (1849 - 1914)
  Nellie Ellen Cassel Hayden (1868 - 1945)
 
 Spouses:
  Earl Hicks King (1895 - 1968)*
  Raymond Fra Abbott (1892 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  Theo Ellen King Grider Houston (1914 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Henry Diehl (1890 - 1970)*
  Charles Gerald Diehl (1891 - 1981)*
  Carl Cassel Diehl (1894 - 1971)*
  Verna Sarah Diehl Abbott (1897 - 1954)
  Daniel Theodore Diehl (1900 - 1946)*
  Louis Findley Diehl (1906 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Refuge #7124
 
Created by: KC MO
Record added: Feb 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65117978
Verna Sarah <i>Diehl</i> Abbott
Added by: KC MO
 
Verna Sarah <i>Diehl</i> Abbott
Added by: TLS
 
Verna Sarah <i>Diehl</i> Abbott
Added by: Mark R. Daniels
 
 
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 Added: Oct. 1, 2012
 
 
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