Abernathy, Clara Christine 1a 2a 3a 4a 5a 6a 7a 8a

Birth Name Abernathy, Clara Christine 6a
Birth Name Abernathy, Clara 1a 2a 3a
Birth Name Abernathy, Clara C 7a
Married Name Gamble, Clara 2a
Married Name Abernathy Gamble, Clara 5a
Gender female
Age at Death 40 years, 1 month, 28 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1882-12-26 Blakesburg, Adams Township, Wapello County, Iowa, United States Birth of Abernathy, Clara
4a 5a
Census 1895-01-01 Blakesburg, Adams Township, Wapello County, Iowa, United States  

Age: 12

Color: White

Place of birth: Wapello Co

Census 1900-06-01 Wapello County, Iowa, United States Census of Abernathy, Clara

Relation to head: Daughter

Color: White

Sex: Female

Month of birth: December

Year of birth: 1882

Age: 14

Single, married, widowed or divorced: Single

Place of birth: Iowa

Place of birth of father: Iowa

Place of birth of mother: Iowa

Occupation: Bookkeeper

Can read: Yes

Can write: Yes

Can speak English: Yes

Marriage (Bride) 1909-02-10 Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, United States  
6a 8a
Death 1923-02-23 Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, United States Death of Abernathy, Clara
2a 5a
Burial 1923-02-25 Riverside Cemetery  
5a 9


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Abernathy, Moses Henry
Mother Fritz, Louisa Christina
    Sister     Abernathy, Achsa A
         Abernathy, Clara Christine
    Sister     Abernathy, (Infant Daughter)
    Brother     Abernathy, Moses Walter Fritz


Married Husband Gamble, Carl Herbert
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1909-02-10 Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, United States  
6a 8a
  1. Gamble, Carl Abernathy



  1. Abernathy, Moses Henry
    1. Fritz, Louisa Christina
      1. Abernathy, Achsa A
      2. Abernathy, Clara Christine
        1. Gamble, Carl Herbert
          1. Gamble, Carl Abernathy
      3. Abernathy, (Infant Daughter)
      4. Abernathy, Moses Walter Fritz


Source References

  1. 1900 United States Federal Census
      • Date: 1900-06-01
      • Page: Roll: T623_462; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 112; FHL microfilm: 1240462
  2. Ottumwa Courier November
      • Date: 1932-11-26
      • Page: 1932-11-26
      • Citation:

        Pioneer Of Blakesburg Is Summoned

        Mrs. Louesa Fritz Abernathy, 74 years old and widow of M. H. Abernathy and mother of Walter Abernathy of Ottumwa died at her home and Blakesburg this morning, following an illness of six weeks.

        Mrs. Abernathy was a lifelong resident of Blakesburg. She was born of Blakesburg on July 13, 1858, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Benedict Fritz. Her marriage to M. H. Abernathy took place November 28th 1878.

        Of the four children born, two survive, Walter Abernathy of Ottumwa and Mrs. Ascha Abernathy Stutz, wife of Edward Stutz of Blakesburg; one grandson, Carl A. Gamble of Moline, Illinois; a sister Mrs. William Shea, and two brothers, Frank and Henry Fritz, all of Blakesburg. Her daughter, Mrs. Clara Abernathy Gamble, died February 23, 1923, another daughter died in infancy, Mr. Abernathy died January 29, 1929, and two brothers, William and George Fritz and a sister Mrs. Mathilda Hardie also preceded Mrs. Abernathy and death.

        Funeral services will be held at the home in Blakesburg Monday afternoon at 2:30 conducted by the Rev. Fred Tucker of Ottumwa. Burial will follow in the Blakesburg cemetery. The pallbearers will be John Shea, Edward Fritz, Bramford Abernathy, Herbert Arnold, Jake Huber and Everette Rowe.

  3. Blakesburg Excelsior (Newspaper)
      • Date: 1925-01-02
      • Page: 1925-01-02; Microfilm from State Historical Society of Iowa Blakesburg (Wapello co, IA); Excelsior Newspaper, Microfilm from State Historical Society of Iowa; Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Martha Richards
      • Citation:


        Mrs. A. A. DONAHOO received quite a number of Christmas presents, among which was a ten dollar bill, presented to her by Carl GAMBLE of Moline, Ill., in memory of his wife, who was formerly Miss Clara ABERNATHY, and whose request it was that Mrs. DONAHOO should be remembered on Christmas day.

  4. Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1857-1947
      • Citation:

        Name: Abernathy
        Birth Date: 26 Dec 1882
        Birth Place: Blakesburg, Wapello, Iowa
        Gender: Female
        Christening Place: Wapello, Iowa
        Father's Name: Moses H Abernathy
        Father's Age: 31
        Mother's Name: Louise Christina Fritz Abernathy
        Mother's Age: 24
        FHL Film Number: 0979674

  5. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
      • Citation:

        Name: Clara Abernathy Gamble
        Birth Date: 26 Dec 1882
        Birth Place: Blakesburg, Iowa
        Death Date: 23 Feb 1923
        Death Place: Moline, Rock Island, Illinois
        Burial Date: 25 Feb 1923
        Burial Place: Moline, Riverside
        Death Age: 40
        Occupation: Housewife
        Race: White
        Marital Status: M
        Gender: Female
        Residence: Moline, Rock Island, Illinois
        Father Name: M.H. Abernathy
        Father Birth Place: Agency, Iowa
        Mother Name: Louise Fritz
        Mother Birth Place: Blakesburg, Iowa
        Spouse Name: Carl A. Gamble
        Comments: Residence 3 yrs.
        FHL Film Number: 1557110


  6. Iowa Marriages Index, 1809-1922
      • Citation:

        groom's name: Carl Herbert Gamble
        groom's birth date: 1880
        groom's birthplace: Pennsylvania
        groom's age: 29
        bride's name: Clara Christine Abernathy
        bride's birth date: 1883
        bride's birthplace: Blakesburg, Iowa
        bride's age: 26
        marriage date: 10 Feb 1909
        marriage place: Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa
        groom's father's name: C. J. Gamble
        groom's mother's name: Elizabeth Stamm
        bride's father's name: M H Abernathy
        bride's mother's name: Louisa Fritz
        groom's race: White
        groom's marital status: Single
        bride's race: White
        bride's marital status: Single
        indexing project (batch) number: M02538-1
        system origin: Iowa-EASy
        source film number: 979669
        reference number: p 356

  7. 1895 Iowa State Census
      • Date: 1895-01-01
  8. Marriages Wapello County Book 20
      • Citation:

        Groom: Gamble, Carl Herbert
        Groom's Age: 30
        Groom's Father: C J
        Groom's Mother: Elizabeth Stamm
        Date: 2/10/1909
        Place: Ottumwa
        Bride: Abernathy, Clara Cristine
        Bride's Age: 27
        Bride's Father: M H Abernathy
        Bride's Mother: Louisa Fritz

  9. Riverside Cemetery (Illinois)