James Gerald Abbey


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James Gerald "Jim" Abbey was born May 9, 1938, in the Village of Beulah, Mercer Co., ND. He is the son of Oran Ralph Abbey of Milladore Twp., Wood Co., WI, and Alice Frances Herman of Glen Ullin, Mercer Co., ND.

Joyce Elaine Erdmann was born July 31, 1940, in Golden Valley Co., ND. She is the daughter of George Daniel Erdmann of near Golden Valley, Mercer Co., ND, and Elenora M. "Toodles" Krueger of Ryder, Ward Co., ND.

James Gerald "Jim" Abbey and Joyce Elaine Erdmann were married December 31, 1966, in Beulah, Mercer Co., ND.

James Gerald "Jim" Abbey and Joyce Elaine (Erdmann) Abbey had several children:

  1. Abbey: Born Unknown. Married to Unknown: Born Unknown.
  2. Abbey: Born Unknown. Married to Unknown: Born Unknown.
  3. Abbey: Born Unknown. Married to Unknown: Born Unknown.
  4. Abbey: Born Unknown. Married to Unknown: Born Unknown.



TIMELINE

James Gerald Abbey was born May 9, 1938, in the Village of Beulah, Mercer Co., ND.

Joyce Erdman was born July 31, 1940, in Golden Valley Co., ND.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 9, 1940, shows Orran Abbey (age 39) born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of College, and who married but has no occupation listed, is renting his home for $15/month, and is living in the Village of Beulah, Mercer Co., ND. Living with him are: his wife, Alice Abbey (age 38) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 2 years of College; his daughter, Lois Abbey (age 13) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 7 years of School; his daughter, Lois Abbey (age 13) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 7 years of School; his daughter, June Abbey (age 11) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 5 years of School; his daughter, Lenore Abbey (age 10) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 3 years of School; his daughter, Marilyn Abbey (age 9) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 2 years of School; his son, Gale Abbey (age 7) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 0 years of School; his daughter, Dona Abbey (age 5) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 0 years of School; his son, James Abbey (age 2) born in North Dakota; his daughter, Colleen Abbey (age 5/12) born in North Dakota; and an unmarried Servant, Roger Endresson (age 21) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School, a Common Laborer in a Farming Mine.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 11, 1940, shows Alfred G. Stasel (age 46) born in Iowa, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 5 years of College, is a married Hospital Superintendent, and owns his house worth $8,000 and is living at 5156 Queens Avenue South, 13th Ward, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Living with him are: his wife, Florence A. Stasel (age 42) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 4 years of High School; his son, Alan G. Stasel (age 12) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 5 years of School; his son, Stanley R. Stasel (age 8) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 2 years of School; his daughter, Barbara M. Stasel (age 5) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 0 years of School; his daughter, Shirley J. Stasel (age 4) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 0 years of School; and an unmarried Maid, Loretta J. Singman (age 26) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in Stearns Co, MN, and with 8 years of School, a Maid in a Private Home.


James Gerald Abbey in Sophomore Class Picture, Beulah High School Yearbook, Beulah, Mercer Co., 1953. Photo courtesy of Kay Koslan.


James Gerald Abbey in Sophomore Class Picture, Beulah High School Yearbook, Beulah, Mercer Co., 1953. Photo courtesy of Kay Koslan.


James Gerald Abbey in Officer Class Picture, Beulah High School Yearbook, Beulah, Mercer Co., 1956. Photo courtesy of Kay Koslan.


James Gerald Abbey, Beulah, Mercer Co., about 1956. Photo courtesy of Kay Koslan.


James Gerald "Jim" Abbey and Joyce Erdmann were married December 31, 1966, in Beulah, Mercer Co., ND.


Below is a link to the "Beulah, North Dakota Golden '50' Years Anniversary, 1914-1964":

http://www.odessa3.org/collections/towns/link/beulah64.txt