Sunday, February 3, 2013

Sunday's Obituary: Catherine (Abel) Williams

"Sunday's Obituary" is one of many blogging prompt suggested by Geneabloggers.


Alexandria Gazette
August 24, 1907

DEATH OF MRS. WILLIAMS -- Mrs. Catherine Williams, wife of Mr. J. W. Williams, residing at 1829 Duke street, died yesterday evening, after a brief illness, at the Alexandria Hospital.  The deceased was thirty-five years old.  Mrs. Williams was a daughter of Mr. Walter H. Able, of Prince William county.  The remains will be taken to Quantico for interment Sunday.  Mrs. Williams's infant child also died at the hospital.

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Catherine Abel (also spelled Able/Abell) was born on April 20, 1872 in Prince William County to Walter H. and Martha Abel.  She is 8 years old on the PWCo 1880 census with her parents and siblings Roberta (age 5) and Nelson (age 2).

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