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Abner M. Templeton
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1850
Lincoln County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1900
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA

Born in Lincoln County, Tennessee, Abner M. Templeton was the son of Avis W. Cashion and John H. Templeton, and the husband of Mary Ann Couch. According to census records, his parents were born in North Carolina.

1850 Census - Subdivision 2, Lincoln Co., TN

John H Templeton 38 - miller
Whitty Templeton 34
Sarah E Templeton 12
James A Templeton 10
Mary Templeton 8
Robert W Templeton 6
Wm E Templeton 4
Abner M C L Templeton 0

1860 Census - District 25, Lincoln Co., TN
Post Office, Georges Store

John H Templeton 50 - farmer
Whittie Templeton 40
Mary Templeton 17 - seamstress
Robert Templeton 16 - farmer
William Templeton 14
Abner Templeton 12
Nancy Templeton 8
Rufus Templeton 1

December 10, 1868, Abner married Mary Ann Couch in Lincoln County where they established their home and Abner farmed.

1870 Census - District 25, Lincoln Co., TN
Post Office, Lynchburg

A M Templeton 20
M A N Templeton 18
S E Templeton 7/12

1880 - Census - District 25, Lincoln Co., TN

Abner M. Templeton 30 - farmer
Mary A. Templeton 29
Sarah E. Templeton 10
Luther M. Templeton 7
William P. (R.) Templeton 3
Jhon R. Templeton 6m

His father passed in 1877, in Tennessee. Though some remained, Abner, his mother, and other siblings removed to Sebastian County, Arkansas where his mother died a few years later, in 1881.

Abner passed March 14, 1900 in Sebastian County, Arkansas. He is buried at Steep Hill Cemetery along with his mother, sisters, and son, Luther.

Family links: 
  John Henry Templeton (1812 - 1877)
  Avis Whitaker Cashion Templeton (1817 - 1881)
  Sarah Ella Templeton Scheller (1867 - 1960)*
  Luther M. Templeton (1873 - 1902)*
  John Rufus Templeton (1879 - 1953)*
  Sarah Emeline Templeton Leonard Ethridge (1838 - 1928)*
  James Templeton (1840 - 1859)*
  Mary Elizabeth Templeton Michael (1842 - 1929)*
  Robert Henry Templeton (1845 - 1929)*
  W. E. Templeton (1847 - 1903)*
  Abner M. Templeton (1850 - 1900)
  Nancy Jane Templeton Smith (1852 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Sweetly Sleeping
Steep Hill Cemetery
Fort Smith
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Southwest Section, Row 300 (same as Row 328) - From the side gate, Abner's grave is immediately to the right.
Maintained by: Gina Caperton Ervin
Originally Created by: DEBB
Record added: Aug 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40673287
Abner M. Templeton
Added by: Gina Caperton Ervin
Abner M. Templeton
Added by: Gina Caperton Ervin
Abner M. Templeton
Added by: Gina Caperton Ervin
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