Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday - Martha Throop Abell

Abell - Throop
Martha Throop
Wife of
J. Fort Abell
Apr. 17, 1883
Sept. 11, 1912
Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Indiana. Tombstone photographed 22 October 2013.
According to the wedding announcement in the Evansville Courier, Martha Throop, daughter of Captain and Mrs. John H. Throop, married J. Fort Abell at the Throop home in Evansville on 16 January 1909. After their return from a trip to California, they resided in Smithland, Kentucky, home of the bridegroom and former home of the Throop family.
Martha Throop Abell died at the home of her mother. Among survivors were her brothers, John Throop of Jackson, Mississippi, and George Throop of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Martha Throop was the daughter of John H. and Mary Throop and the granddaughter of Joshua V. Throop
Published 12 November 2013, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,  http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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