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Abigail Harriet HOLDREN

Female 1828 - 1915  (86 years)


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  • Name Abigail Harriet HOLDREN 
    Born 22 Dec 1828  Lycoming County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Oct 1915  David City, Butler County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Circle Mound Cemetery, Butler County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: John Finch .

      (2) Nebraska State Census 1885 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002:

      Name: Abigall Lowe
      Race: W
      Age: 56
      Birth Place: Pennsylvania
      ED: 78
      Loc: Reading Township, Butler, Nebraska
      Date: 24 Jun 1885; 25 Jun 1885
      Enumerator: W. A. Baldwin
      Locality: Midway Borough
      ED: 192
      OSPage Number: 9B

      (3) A household headed by Abigail LOWE is listed in the 1910 census of David City Township, Butler County, NE.

      Abigail is listed in the 1910 census as a widow who was then 82 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1828. According to the 1910 census, she was born in PA, her father was born in NJ, and her mother was born in NY. According to the 1910 census, she had given birth to 7 children, 5 of whom were then living.

      Listed with Abigail is her daughter, Sadie BROWN, a widow who was then 55 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1855. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IL, and both of her parents were born in PA. According to the 1910 census, she had given birth to 2 children, 1 of whom was then living.

      (4) Obituary

      Abigail Holdren; daughter of Matthias and Elizabeth Holdren was born in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania on December 22, 1828 and died in David City Thursday, October 7, 1915.

      She spent her early life in the county of her birth and here she met Henry J. Lowe, to whom she was married September 22, 1849 [sic]. Five girls and two boys came to this union.

      Soon after her marriage the deceased moved from Pennsylvania to Illinois in 1850 and from there to Missouri in 1869. They came to Nebraska in 1884 and moved on a farm near Rising City where Mr. Lowe passed to the beyond.

      Mrs. Lowe has been a resident of David City for years. Her daughter, Mrs. Brown resided with her.

      The funeral services were held Saturday at 1:30 from St. Lukes M. E. Church in this City and conducted by Rev. F. J. Hass. Internment [sic] in Rising City Cemetery. Mrs. Lowe was a devoted Christian, being converted when only 11 years of age.

      (5) Death certificate of Abigail H. LOWE, reformatted for the purpose of clarity:

      WHEN THIS COPY CARRIES THE RAISED SEAL OF THE NEBRASKA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SYSTEM, IT CERTIFIES THE BELOW TO BE A TRUE COPY OF THE ORIGINAL RECORD ON FILE WITH THE NEBRASKA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SYSTEM, VITAL STATISTICS SECTION, WHICH IS THE LEGAL DEPOSITORY FOR VITAL RECORDS.

      /s/ Stanley S. Cooper
      STANLEY S. COOPER
      ASSISTANT STATE REGISTRAR
      HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SYSTEM

      DATE OF ISSUANCE
      APR 18 2001
      LINCOLN, NEBRASKA

      Department of Commerce and Labor
      BUREAU OF THE CENSUS

      STANDARD CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
      State of Nebraska

      L-000 Registered No. 8215

      1 PLACE OF DEATH:
      County: Butler
      City: David City
      2 FULL NAME: Abigail H. Lowe

      PERSONAL AND STATISTICAL PARTICULARS
      3 SEX:
      4 COLOR OR RACE:
      5 Single, Married, Widowed or Divorced: Widow
      6 DATE OF BIRTH: Dec. 22, 1828
      7 AGE: 86 yrs. 9 mos. 15 ds.
      8 OCCUPATION:
      (a) Trade, profession or particular kind of work: Housewife
      (b) General nature of industry, business or establishment in which employed (or employer):
      9 BIRTHPLACE (State or country): Pa.

      PARENTS
      10 NAME OF FATHER: Mithias Holdren
      11 BIRTHPLACE OF FATHER (State or country): New Jersey
      12 MAIDEN NAME OF MOTHER: Elizabeth French
      13 BIRTHPLACE OF MOTHER (State or country): New Jersey

      14 THE ABOVE IS TRUE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE
      (Informant): /s/ Wm. Depue
      (Address): Rising City, Neb.
      15 Filed: Oct. 8, 1915 /s/ T. B. Myers, REGISTRAR

      MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
      16 DATE OF DEATH: Oct. 7, 1915
      17 I HEREBY CERTIFY, That I attended deceased from Oct. 1st, 1915 to Oct. 6, 1915; that I last saw her alive on Oct. 4, 1915; and that death occurred, on the date stated above, at 10:30 a.m.
      THE CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows: Bronchitis & senility
      (Signed) H. E. Burdick, M.D.
      Oct. 7, 1915 (Address) David City, Neb.

      18 LENGTH OF RESIDENCE:

      19. PLACE OF BURIAL OR REMOVAL:
      Rising City, Neb.
      DATE OF BURIAL
      Oct. 9, 1915

      20. UNDERTAKER:
      /s/ H. H. Sellhorn
      ADDRESS:
      David City
    Person ID I4218  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father Mathias HOLDREN, Sr.,   b. 28 Jul 1800, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1886, Butler County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth FRENCH,   b. 22 Oct 1797, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1885, Butler County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F2519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Jackson LOWE,   b. 20 Jul 1828, Lycoming County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1898, Rising City, Butler County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1848  Lycoming County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Per the Civil War pension records of the National Archives and Records Administration relating to Henry LOW, he and Abigail HOLDREN were married to each other on September 21, 1848 in Lycoming County, PA by Rev. Iseo Bolton (spelling?) .
    Children 
     1. Hannah Elmira LOWE,   b. Abt 1858, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1879  (Age ~ 21 years)  [natural]
     2. Charles M. LOWE,   b. Abt 1859, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Theodocia LOWE,   b. 16 Feb 1868, Lee County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1930, Rising City, Butler County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
     4. Sarah Jane LOWE,   b. 26 Feb 1855, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1932, David City, Butler County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     5. Mary Elizabeth LOWE,   b. Abt 1849, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Liveria Catherine LOWE,   b. 7 Aug 1851, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1879  (Age 27 years)  [natural]
     7. Phillip Mathias LOWE,   b. 1853, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1917, Portland, Multnomah County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 22:51:11 
    Family ID F2526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Frederick HOLDREN
    Frederick HOLDREN

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) E-mail message datedNovember 15, 2009 from John Finch to the compiler.