Samuel Abner Abbey


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Samuel Abner "Sam" Abbey was born April 13, 1924, in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND, and died August 1, 2001, in Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND, at age 77. Buried in Memorial Park South, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND. 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. Never married.




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Samuel Abner "Sam" Abbey is buried in Memorial Park South, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 22, 1920, shows Charles Abbey (age 32) is a dairy farmer living in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND. Living with him were his wife Pearl Abbey (age 29) as well as their five children: daughter Merle Abbey (age 1-3/12) and son Harold Abbey (age 3/12). Both children born in North Dakota. Also in the household were a cook and three boarders.

Samuel Abner "Sam" Abbey was born April 13, 1924, in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND.

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).

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 10, 1930, shows Charles Abbey (age 42) a farmer living in Gilby Twp., Grand Forks Co., ND. Living with him were his wife Georgina Abbey (age 39) as well as their five children: daughter, Merle Abbey (age 11); Kenneth Abbey (age 10); Donna Abbey (age 8); Sammy Abbey (age 5); and Charles Abbey (age 1-6/12). All children born in North Dakota.

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.

Samuel Abner "Sam" Abbey died August 1, 2001, in Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND, at age 77. Buried in Memorial Park South, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND.


The Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Co., ND, August 3, 2001

SAMUEL ABBEY

Samuel A. Abbey, 77, Gilby, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2001, in Grand Forks. Samuel A. Abbey was born April 13, 1924, the son of Charles and Pearl (Peoples) Abbey, in Grand Forks. He served in the Navy Seabees. He was disabled in World War II. He was a resident at St. Anne's Guest Home and had been living in the Lakota (N.D.) Good Samaritan Center. He is survived by brothers, Orrin (Marilyn), Larimore, N.D., and Kenneth (Grace), Monrovia, Calif. He was preceded in death by sisters, Merle Kvamme and Donna James. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Amundson Funeral Home. Visitation: One hour before services in the church. Burial: Sunnywood Garden Cemetery. Military rites: Grand Forks American Legion Post No. 6.