Bio: Abel, Gustav (1885 - 1975)
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----Source: Family Histories, Warner Immanuel Reformed Church, pg. 92:



GUSTAV ABEL (1885 - 1975)

GUSTAV HEINRICH ABEL, the son of Franz Triedrich and Caroline Christine (Dachler) Abel, was born October 15, 1885 on his parent's eighty acre farm in Warner Township, Wisconsin just six years after they moved to Clark County. He was their fifth born child and fifth son and he was baptized the day after Christmas, December 26, 1885, in the Immanuel Reformed Church. His confirmation to the Christian faith was finalized there, April 15, 1900.

June 22, 1911, he married Maria Lydia, the daughter of Fred and Maria (Wollhaupt) Wehrmann. She was born January 17, 1890 and was Christened at the Warner Immanuel Reformed Church March 30, 1890. She was confirmed there on April 1, 1904.

To this union were, three daughters were born: Selma Maria, Elsie Doris and Mavella Eldora.

Gustav and Maria were farmers in the town of Warner until they retired in 1963 and moved into the city of Greenwood. Four years later, Maria Lydia Wehrmann Abel died January 19, 1967 and Gustav died on Friday, at 9 a. m., November 14, 1975. The Rev. David Logue, pastor of Zion United Church of Christ, officiated and he was laid to rest beside his wife in the Greenwood City Cemetery.



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