Phineas W. Abbey




Daniel David Altenburg was born about 1788 in Ballston, Saratoga Co., NY, and died August, 1832, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Upper Canada, at about age 54. Cause of death was Cholera. He is the son of Wilhelm Aden Altenburg (Born July 12, 1857, in Hersfeld, Hesse-Cassel, Germany; Died January 19, 1821, in Unknown) of Hersfeld, Hesse-Cassel, Germany, and Elizabeth Mosher (Born July 12, 1765, in Dutchess Co., NY; Died July 3, 1845, in Attica, Wyoming Co., NY) of Dutchess Co., NY.

Elizabeth Fancher was born about 1793 in Sussex, Sussex Co; NJ, and died after 1880 in Columbus Twp., Warren Co., PA, at about age 87. She is the daughter of Ephraim Fancher (born September 9, 1763, in Roxbury, Morris Co., NJ; died after 1830 in Indiana), and Margaret Nitzer (born 1760 - 1770, in Unknown; died after 1830, in Indiana). Resided in Port Hope, Durham Co., Upper Canada.

Daniel David Altenburg and Elizabeth Fancher were married about 1814 in Unknown.

Daniel David Altenburg and Elizabeth (Fancher) Altenburg had eight children:

  1. Jonathan William Altenburg: Born June 14, 1815, in Fort Plain, Minden Twp., Montgomery Co., NY; Died after 1880 in Unknown. Married April 17, 1852, at Point Douglas, Denmark Twp., Washington Co., Minnesota Territory, to Mary Tashentonkawe (a member of the Dakota Indian tribe): Born about 1828 in Northwest Territory (Minnesota); Died August, 1869, Cottage Grove, Washington Co., MN (about age 41). Cause of death was Consumption (Tuberculosis).
  2. Ephraim Fancher Altenburg: Born 1818, in New York; Died September 18, 1854, in Cattaraugus Co., NY (age 36). Buried in Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, Cattaraugus Co., NY. Married 1848, in Cattaraugus Co., NY, to Elvira B. Bushnell: Born March, 1826, in Napoli, Cattaraugus Co., NY; Died August 17, 1921, in Salamanca, Cattaraugus Co., NY (age 95). Buried in Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, Cattaraugus Co., NY.
  3. Mary Ann Altenburg: Born June 10, 1821, in Unknown; Died Unknown.
  4. Margaret Altenburg: Born March 28, 1823, in Port Hope, Durham Co., Upper Canada; Died May, 1904, in Unknown. Buried in Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, Cattaraugus Co., NY. Married 1849, in Unknown, to George Adam Fox: Born October 10, 1824, in Fonda, Montgomery Co., NY; Died October, 1883, in Corry, Erie Co., PA (about age 59). Buried in Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, Cattaraugus Co., NY.
  5. George Altenburg: Born September 11, 1825, in Canada; Died February 2, 1869, in Cattaraugus Co., NY (age 43). Buried in Allegany Cemetery, Allegany, Cattaraugus Co., NY. Married to Sarah Oyer: Born August 18, 1831, in East Otto, Cattaraugus Co., NY; Died April 25, 1887, in Allegany, Cattaraugus Co., NY (age 55). Buried in Allegany Cemetery, Allegany, Cattaraugus Co., NY.
  6. Elizabeth C. Altenburg: Born September, 1827, in Port Hope, Durham Co., Upper Canada; Died February, 1905, in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY (age 76). Married about 1862 in Pennsylvania, to Jonas Mack: Born about 1813 in Pennsylvania; Died July 28, 1890, in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY, at about age 76. Buried in Montrose Cemetery, Montrose, Susquehanna Co., PA.
  7. Sarah Jane Altenburg: Born August 8, 1830, in Canada; Died May 25, 1918, in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY (age 87). Buried in Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, Broome Co., NY. Married to Archelaus Towne Hall: Born October 12, 1823, in Westfield, Chautauqua Co., NY; Died February 22, 1899, in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY (age 75). Buried in Floral Park Cemetery, Johnson City, Broome Co., NY.
  8. Abigail E. Altenburg: Born June 14, 1832, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Upper Canada; Died July 24, 1924, in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY (age 92). Buried in Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, Broome Co., NY. Married (1) about 1866 in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY, to Charles Nitzer Fancher: Born March 28, 1823, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died March 11, 1869, in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY (age 45). Buried in Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, Broome Co., NY. Abigail then Married (2) after 1869 in Unknown, to Unknown Vail: Born Unknown; Died Unknown. Abigail then Married (3) in Unknown, to Unknown Merrill: Born Unknown; Died Unknown. Abigail then Married (4) February 4, 1902, in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY, to Spencer L. Woodworth: Born July 6, 1831, in Cattaraugus Co., NY; Died April 29, 1902, in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY (age 70). Buried in Oakland Cemetery, Fort Dodge, Webster Co., IA.

Daniel David Altenburg died August, 1832, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Upper Canada, at about age 54. Cause of death was Cholera.

Elizabeth (Fancher) Altenburg, a widow, then married Phineas W. Abbey, a bachelor.

Phineas W. Abbey was born about 1802 in Upper Canada, and died after 1885, probably in Pennsylvania. He is the son of Nathaniel Abbey of Dutchess Co., Province of New York, and Mary "Polly" Winters of Dutchess Co., Province of New York.

Phineas W. Abbey, a bachelor, and Elizabeth (Fancher) Altenburg, a widow, were married about 1834 in Port Hope, Durham Co., Upper Canada.

Phineas W. Abbey and Elizabeth (Fancher) (Altenburg) Abbey had one child:

  1. Pauline Lorinda Abbey: Born September, 1836, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Upper Canada; Died 1876 in Sherman, Grayson Co., TX (about age 40). Married November 27, 1856, in Columbus, Warren Co., PA, to Edson Scott Fancher: Born November 23, 1834, in Bridgewater, Susquehanna Co., PA; Died June 11, 1908, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA (age 75). Buried in Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.



TIMELINE

Ontario was known as: "Upper Canada" from December 26, 1791, to February 10, 1841; "Canada West" from February 10, 1841, to July 1, 1867; and "Ontario" after July 1, 1867.

Daniel David Altenburg was born about 1788, in Ballston, Saratoga Co., NY.

Elizabeth Fancher was born 1793 in Sussex, Sussex Co; NJ.

Phineas W. Abbey was born about 1802 in Upper Canada.

Daniel David Altenburg and Elizabeth Fancher were married about 1814 in New York.


   

In November, 1818, and again in 1821, the Albany Gazette newspaper contained articles that Eve Altenburg and Catherine Altenburg, together with Daniel Altenburg of Upper Canada, William  Altenburg Jr. of Upper Canada, Henry Altenburg, John Altenburg, Isaiah Nessle and Peggy his wife, Jacob Vedder Jr. and his wife Betsey, and Henry Vedder and his wife Betty, were tenants in common to land in Montgomery Co., NY, and desired that the land be partitioned.


Daniel David Altenburg died August, 1832, in Hope Twp., Durham Co., Upper Canada, at about age 54. Cause of death was Cholera.


The Cobourg Star, Cobourg, Durham Co., Upper Canada

Death Notices of Ontario, by William D. Reid

August 29, 1832

During the past week, no fewer than four tavern keepers have fallen victim to the cholera, between this place and the township of Pickering - namely: Mr. Post, Jr., of Pickering; James Bates, of Darlington; A. Butterfield, of Hope; and D. Altenburg, also of Hope.


Elizabeth (Fancher) Altenburg, a widow, then married Phineas W. Abbey.

Phineas W. Abbey, a bachelor, and Elizabeth (Fancher) Altenburg, a widow, were married about 1834 in Port Hope, Durham Co., Upper Canada.

After their marriage, Elizabeth sold the land she had in Upper Canada, and the Phineas W. Abbey family moved to Chautauqua Co., NY.

The 1840 U. S. Census taken on 1840, shows Phineas Abbey is living in Ellicott, Chautauqua Co., NY. Living there are: 1 Male age 30 - 39 (Phineas); 1 male age 10 - 14 (Ephraim); 1 Female age 30 - 39 (Elizabeth); 1 female age 10 - 14 (Abigail); 1 female age 5 - 9 (Jane); and 1 female under 5 (Pauline).

The 1850 U. S. Census taken on September 10, 1850, shows Phineas Abbey (age 43) born in Canada, is a Farmer, and is living in Randolph Twp., Cattaraugus Co., NY. Living with him are: Elizabeth Abbey (age 52) born in New Jersey; Elizabeth Altenbaugh (age 21) born in Canada; Jane Altenbaugh (age 19) born in Canada; Abigail Altenbaugh (age 17) born in Canada; Polly Altenbaugh (age 14) born in New York; Isaac Stanly (age 33) born in New York, a Farmer; Luther Stanly (age 8) born in New York; and Joseph Stanly (age 8) born in New York.

In 1852 or 1853, the Phineas W. Abbey family moved from Randolph Twp., Cattaraugus Co., NY, to Columbus Twp., Warren Co., PA,

The 1860 U. S. Census taken on July 7, 1860, shows P. W. Abbey (age 60) born in New York, and with Real Estate of $600 and Personal Estate of $150 is a Farmer, and is living in Columbus Twp., Warren Co., PA. Living with him are: Elizabeth Abbey (age 65) born in New York; and Abigail Altenberg (age 27) born in Canada, a Domestic.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on September 18, 1870, shows T. W. Aby (age 67) born in Upper Canada, and with father and mother of foreign birth, and with Real Estate of $1,400 and Personal Estate of $780 is a Farmer, and is living in Columbus Twp., Warren Co., PA. Living with him is: Elizabeth Aby (age 76) born in New Jersey, who is Keeping House.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June, 1880, shows Phinneas Abbey (age 70) born in New York to New Jersey and Vermont-born parents, is a married Farmer, and is living in Columbus Twp., Warren Co., PA. Living with him are: his wife, Elizabeth Abbey (age 87) born in New York to New York and New Jersey-born parents, and who is Blind, who is Keeping House; his widowed daughter, Abbie Fancher (age 44) born in Canada to New York and New Jersey-born parents, who is Keeping House; and his granddaughter, Margari Fancher (age 12) born in New York to Pennsylvania and Canada-born parents.


The 1880 Supplemental Census Report which shows that Elizabeth Abbey has cataracts due to old age, but is not totally blind.


Jonas Mack died July 28, 1890, in Allegany Cemetery, Allegany, Cattaraugus Co., NY, at age 77. Buried in Montrose, Susquehanna Co., PA.


The Montrose Democrat, Montrose, Susquehanna Co., PA, Friday, August 1, 1890

Death of Jonas Mack.

Jonas Mack, aged 77 years, died Monday morning at his home in Binghamton. Funeral services were held t the late residence of the deceased Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, and Wednesday the remains were brought to Montrose for burial. Mr. Mack was for many years a well-known citizen of Montrose, and was highly esteemed by all.


Elizabeth C. Mack died February, 1905, in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY, at age 76.


The Montrose Democrat, Montrose, Susquehanna Co., PA, Thursday, March 2, 1905,

DEATH'S DOINGS.

Mrs. Elizabeth C. Mack

The death of Mrs. Elizabeth C. Mack, widow of the late Jonas Mack, occurred at her late home in Binghamton, on Sunday afternoon last, at the age of 76 years. Mrs. Mack was formerly a resident of Montrose, where she had many friends who will regret to learn of her death. She was a devoted member of the Episcopal church, and a most estimable Christian lady. She is survived by the following children: Miss Abbie E. Mack and Archelaus H. Mack, of Binghamton, and Theodore F. Mack of Montrose, Pa. The funeral took place Wednesday morning.


Abigail E. "Abbie" (Abbey) (Altenburg) (Fancher) (Merrill) Woodworth died July 24, 1924, in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY, at age 91. Buried in Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, Broome Co., NY.


Mrs. Abbie E. Woodworth.

Mrs. Abbie E. Woodworth, 92 years old, died this morning at 7 o'clock. She is survived by a son, Alvin D. Fancher; a niece, Miss Abbie E. Mack; and three nephews, A. A. Mack, of this city, W. S. Fox of Meadeville, Pa., and Charles T. Hall of Pittsburgh, Pa. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2:20 o'clock at the Cornell-Dibble Home for Services, 68 Henry street. Burial will be in Spring Forest Cemetery.


Abbie E. Mack died November 25, 1938, in Binghamton, Broome Co., NY, at age 68. Buried in Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, Broome Co., NY.


The Press and Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton, Broome Co., NY, Friday, November 25, 1938

ABBIE E. MACK

Abbie E. Mack of 74 Conklin avenue died in this city early this morning after a long illness. She is survived by two nieces, Mrs. Alfred C. Mosher of this city and Miss Janette Mack, of Stanford, Conn., and two nephews, Frank and Fred Mack, of Montrose. The body was removed to the Ackley funeral home, 206 Vestal avenue. Funeral announcements will be made later. 


The Press and Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton, Broome Co., NY, Saturday, November 26, 1938

MACK - The funeral of Abbie E. Mack will be held at 10:30 o'clock Monday morning at the Trinity Memorial church. The Rev. Wilson E. Tanner will officiate. Burial will be in Spring Forest cemetery. Arrangements by Claude H. Ackley.