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.


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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