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Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey was born November 18, 1919, in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND, and died February 1, 2011, in Beaumont, Riverside Co., CA, at age 91. Buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA. He is the son of Charles Gilby Abbey of Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND, and Pearl Georgina Peoples of Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND.

Mary Martha Koenig was born January 14, 1915, in Leroy Twp., Audubon Co., IA, and died July 25, 1977, in Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 62. Buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA. She is the daughter of Georg Koenig of Alsace-Lorraine, France, and Margaret Koenig of Alsace-Lorraine, France.

Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Mary Martha Koenig were married before 1946 in Unknown.

Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Mary Martha (Koenig) Abbey had two children:

  1. Robbin Pearl Abbey: Born December 7, 1950, in Los Angeles Co., CA. Married September 1, 1972, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA., to James Robert "Jim" Nestor: Born June 22, 1949, in Los Angeles Co., CA.
  2. Janice Kay Abbey: Born June 24, 1953, in Los Angeles Co., CA. Married to Michael Frederic Parker: Born October 8, 1947, in Los Angeles Co., Ca.

After Mary Martha (Koenig) Abbey died, Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey married Beverly D. "Bev" Smith.

Beverly D. "Bev" Smith was born December 27, 1927, in Unknown. She is the daughter of Unknown.

Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Beverly D. Smith were married August 27, 1978, in Los Angeles Co., CA.

Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Beverly D. (Smith) Abbey had no children.

Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Beverly D. (Smith) Abbey were divorced August 30, 1984, in Los Angeles Co., CA.

After Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Beverly D. (Smith) Abbey were divorced, Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey married a widow, Grace Dorothy (Crawford) Underwood.

Grace Dorothy Crawford was born August 20, 1918, in Helmet Rivers, Riverside Co., CA, and died March 3, 2006, in Milwaukie, Clackamas Co., OR, at age 87. Buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR. She is the daughter of Frank Mortimer Crawford of Wisconsin, and Elizabeth Hannah Fish of England.

Johnie Edward Underwood was born May 30, 1913, in Christian Co., KY, and died February 14, 1985, in Clackamas Co., OR, at age 71. Buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR. He is the son of John R. Underwood of Bainbridge, Christian Co., KY, and May Morgan of Christian Co., KY.

Johnie Edward Underwood and Grace Dorothy Crawford were married April 8, 1949, in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.

Johnie Edward Underwood and Grace Dorothy (Crawford) Underwood had three children:

  1. Mary Elizabeth Underwood: Born Unknown. Married December 7, 1968, in Apostolic Faith Church, Portland, Multnomah Co., Clackamas Co., OR, to Freddie Wayne Carey: Born Unknown.
  2. Rebecca Ruth Underwood: Born January 12, 1953, in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR. Married September 11, 1993, in Clackamas Co., OR, to Edouard Franz Casavant: Born April 12, 1964, in Unknown.
  3. John Riley Underwood: Born Unknown.

After Johnie Edward Underwood died, Grace Dorothy (Crawford) Underwood married Cloyce L. Tucholke.

Cloyce Laverne Tucholke was born July 29, 1915, in Iowa, and died April 9, 1994, in Monrovia, Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 78. He is the son of Emil August Tucholke of Milwaukie Heights, OR, and Sadie Irene Young of Oran, Fayette Co., IA.

Mabel E. Johnson was born July 14, 1915, in Kenton Co., KY, and died November 6, 1983, in Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 68. She is the daughter of John Henry Johnson of Kentucky, and Lula Edith Daniel of Kentucky.

Cloyce Laverne Tucholke and Mabel E. Johnson were married March 6, 1981, in Los Angeles Co., CA.

Cloyce Laverne Tucholke and Mabel E. (Johnson) Tucholke had no children.

Cloyce Laverne Tucholke and Grace Dorothy (Crawford) (Underwood) Tucholke had no children.

Grace Dorothy (Crawford) (Underwood) Tucholke then married Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey.

Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Grace Dorothy (Crawford) (Underwood) Tucholke were married 1996 in California.

Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Grace Dorothy (Crawford) (Underwood) (Tucholke) Abbey had no children.




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Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Mary Martha (Koenig) Abbey are buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


Johnie Edward Underwood and Grace Dorothy (Crawford) (Underwood) Abbey are buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


Johnie Edward Underwood was born May 13, 1913, in Kentucky.

Mary M. Koenig was born January 14, 1915, in Leroy Twp., Audubon Co., IA.

The 1915 North Dakota State Census taken on April 1, 1915, shows Charles G. Abbey (age 27) is living in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND. Living with him are: Albert G. Olson (age 27); Cecil E. Lee (age 20); Roy A. Harris (age 20); Warren Harris (age 22); and Heneritta Gratmo (age 40).

Grace Dorothy Crawford was born August 20, 1918, in Helmet, Riverside Co., CA.

Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey was born November 18, 1919, in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 22, 1920, shows Charles Abbey (age 32), born in North Dakota to English Canadian and England-born parents, is a married Dairy Farm Farmer, and is living on a farm in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND. Living with him are: his wife, Pearl Abbey (age 29) born in North Dakota to English Canadian-born parents, who does General House Work; his daughter, Merle Abbey (age 1-3/12), born in North Dakota to North Dakota-born parents; and his son, Harold Abbey (age 3/12), born in North Dakota to North Dakota-born parents. A Cook and three Boarders are also living in the household. Leigh Larson note: The census enumerator used the name Harold Abbey for Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey.

The 1925 North Dakota State Census taken on April 1, 1925, shows Charles Abbey (age 37) is living in Gilby, Grand Forks Co., ND. Living with him are: Pearl Abbey (age 34); Merl Abbey (age 6); Donna Abbey (age 3); Samuel Abbey (age 1); Milton Peoples (age 29); John Wansink (age 27); and Gilbert McAlters (age 51). Leigh Larson note: The census enumerator made no mention of the name Harold Abbey or Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey.

Beverly D. Smith was born December 27, 1927, in Unknown.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 10, 1930, shows Charles Abbey (age 42), born in North Dakota to English Canadian and England-born parents, and first married at age 30, is a married Partner in a Dairy Farm, who is renting his farm, and is living in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND. Living with him are: his wife Georgina Abbey (age 39) born in North Dakota to English Canadian-born parents, and first married at age 27; his daughter, Merle Abbey (age 11), born in North Dakota to North Dakota-born parents; his son, Kenneth Abbey (age 10), born in North Dakota to North Dakota-born parents; his daughter, Donna Abbey (age 8), born in North Dakota to North Dakota-born parents; his son, Sammy Abbey (age 5), born in North Dakota to North Dakota-born parents; and his son, Charles Abbey (age 1-6/12), born in North Dakota to North Dakota-born parents.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 16, 1940, shows Charles Abbey (age 52) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 2 years of High School, is a Farmer of his Own Farm who is renting his home for $5/month, and is living in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND. Living with him are: his wife Pearl Abbey (age 49) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 2 years of High School; his unmarried son, Kenneth Abbey (age 20) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 4 years of High School, Farm Laborer by Month; his unmarried daughter, Donna Abbey (age 18) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 4 years of High School; his unmarried son, Samuel Abbey (age 15) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 1 year of High School; and his unmarried son, Charles Abbey Jr. (age 12) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 5 years of School.


U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Record about Kenneth G. Gilby

Name:

Kenneth G Abbey

Birth Year:

1919

Race:

White, citizen

Nativity State or Country:

North Dakota

State:

North Dakota

County or City:

Grand Forks

Enlistment Date:

2 May 1942

Enlistment State:

Minnesota

Enlistment City:

Fort Snelling

Branch:

Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA

Branch Code:

Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA

Grade:

Private

Grade Code:

Private

Term of Enlistment:

Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law

Component:

Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of

Source:

Civil Life

Education:

1 year of college

Civil Occupation:

Actor (Motion picture actor. ) or Director, Motion Picture (Motion picture director.) or Entertainer

Marital Status:

Single, without dependents

Height:

69

Weight:

123


Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Mary M. Koenig were married before 1946 in Unknown.

Johnie Edward Underwood and Grace Dorothy Crawford were married in April,1949, in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.

Robbin P. Nestor Born December 7, 1950. Lives in California. Jim Nestor Born June 22, 1949. Lives in Irvine, CA.xx


The Oregonian, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR, Monday, March 6, 1950

Births

Underwood - To Mr. and Mrs. Johnie E. Underwood, 3620 S. E. Brooklyn, February 24, a daughter, Mary E.


The Oregonian, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR, Friday, January 23, 1953

Births

UNDERWOOD - To Mr. and Mrs. Johnie E. Underwood, 6033 S. E. Steele, January 12, a daughter, Rebecca R.


Rebecca Ruth Underwood was born January 12, 1953, in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR. Married September 11, 1993, in Clackamas Co., OR, to Edouard Franz Casavant, born April 12, 1964.

Janice Kay Abbey was born June 24, 1953, in Los Angeles Co., CA. Married to Michael Parker.

In 1954, Ken Abbey was chairman of International Missionary Films, a group which sends various kinds of visual aids to missionaries in the field.

Freddie Wayne Carey married Mary Elizabeth Crawford December 7, 1968, in Apostolic Faith Church, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR. They lived in San Francisco, CA, after their wedding. His parents are Mr. and Julius Carey, San Francisco, CA.

James R. "Jim" Nestor (born June 22, 1949) and Robbin P. Abbey (born December 7, 1950) were married September 1, 1970, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.


The Valley News, Van Nuys, CA, Sunday, August 30, 1970

In Sepulveda -

SOME 50 GUESTS were entertained yesterday evening in the home of the Kenneth G. Abbey family, 10016 Orion Ave., where they enjoyed viewing photographs of the Abbeys' European vacation. A prime rib dinner was served, followed by a review of the family's travels throughout Germany, Switzerland, France, England and Belgium. The Abbeys purchased a Mercedes in Frankfurt and drove it over 4000 miles covered during their journey.


Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Beverly D. Smith were married August 27, 1978, in Los Angeles Co., CA.

Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Beverly D. (Smith) Abbey were divorced August 30, 1984, in Los Angeles Co., CA.

Johnie Edward Underwood died February 14, 1985, in Clackamas Co., OR, at age 71. Buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.

Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey and Grace Dorothy (Crawford) Underwood were married 1996 in California.

Grace Dorothy (Crawford) (Underwood) Abbey died March 3, 2006, in Oregon at age 87. Buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.


The Oregonian, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR, March 9, 2006

Grace Underwood

A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2006, in East Hill Foursquare Church in Gresham for Grace Underwood, who died March 3 at age 87. Grace Crawford was born Aug. 20, 1918, in Hemet, Calif. She moved in 1948 to Portland and lived in California for 17 years before returning to Portland in 2004. She co-owned a construction business with her first husband, Johnie Underwood, who died in 1985. In 1996, she married Kenneth Abbey. Survivors include her husband; daughters, Mary Carey and Rebecca Casavant; son, John; stepdaughters, Janice Parker and Robbin Nestor; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Omega


Kenneth Gilby "Ken" Abbey died February 1, 2011, in Beaumont, Riverside Co., CA, at age 91. Buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA.