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Sarah Abigail Gillespie


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  • Name Sarah Abigail Gillespie 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I39287  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Family Ancestors Elihu Atwater Harmon,   b. 15 Nov 1820,   d. 15 Jan 1862  (Age 41 years) 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F14603  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, November 18, 1896 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Died - Harmon - At Yonkers, New York, Mrs. Abigail Gillespie Hannon, November 13, 1896, aged 66 years. Mrs. Abigail Gillespie Harmon passed away at the home of her nephew, Mr. Robert L. Calkins, at Yonkers, New York, Friday, November 13, 1896. Abigail Gillespie, the youngest daughter of Hugh and Abigail Barnes Gillespie was born at Gillespie's Mills on the 11th of October 1830. She married Elilm A. Harmon January 15, 1862, and lived for about twelve years at Pulaski, after which Mr. and Mrs. Holman moved to Oswego, where they resided for nearly the same period. Mrs. Harmon had been in failing health for nearly a year and at the time of her death had gone to Yonkers hoping from the change to gain and health. Her death came with a shock to all her relatives and friends, who were not aware of her fatal condition. Mrs. Hannon leaves many warm friends, for she was a woman of such a bright and cheery disposition that none, once meeting her, could fail to become nobler and better. Beside her husband and daughter, Mrs. Frank Fargo, of Syracuse, she leaves two brothers and one sister, John, of Olesburg, Kansas, Robert, of Pulaski, and Lydia, wife of Jesse W. Calkins, of Daysville, New York.

      Newspaper Article - Wednesday, November 25, 1896 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Daysville - The funeral services of Mrs. Abbie Harmon were held from our church last Monday; Rev. W. H. Hall, of Dugway, officiating. Mrs. Hannon was a sister of Mrs. J. W. Calkins, of this place, and was held in high esteem by the whole community. Her death occurred at the home of her nephew, Robert Calkins, at Yonkers, New York, but the remains were brought here for burial. The interment was made in the Willis Cemetery.