ABEL Family

First Generation

1. Lewis1 Abel(6) was born in Pennsylvania October 1842.

He married Ebezena Ann Werkheiser in Northampton Co., Pa, 1864. Abby was born in Plainfield Twp, Northampton Co., PA February 1842. Abby(7) was the daughter of Peter Werkheiser and Henrietta Reis. In the 1870 census Forks Twp, Northampton Co, PA page 441, Lewis Able (age 28) is recorded with Abby (age 27) and Charles P (age 6?). Lewis is a day laborer and all births are recorded as PA.

In the 1880 census Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania page 296, Louis (age 34) is recorded with his wife Ebezena (age 34), sons Charles (age 16), Sidney (age 5), and Harrison (age 2). Louis is a farmer and all births are PA.

In the 1890 census Forks Twp, Northampton Co, PA, Lewis Abel (age 48) is recorded with Abby (age 49) and Harry (age 12).

In the 1900 census Palmer Twp, Northampton Co, PA page 249, Lewis (age 57) is living with Abby (age 58) in the household of Abby's brother Sydney Werkheiser. They have been married for 36 years and have had 3 children all living at the time of the census. Lewis is noted as an Invalid.

Lewis Abel and Ebezena Ann Werkheiser had the following children:

child 2 i. Charles P2 Abel was born in Northampton Co., Pa 1864.

child 3 ii. Sidney Abel was born in Northampton Co., Pa 1874.

child 4 iii. Harrison C Abel was born in Northampton Co., Pa 1877.

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