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Jean Baptiste Hebert"John Abair "
Esther Lenora (Brown) Munro, descendant of Elizabeth (Abair) Barnhisel.
Louise (Abair) French descendant of Joseph Abair, lives in California.
Ruth (Abair) Adams descendant of Andrew, lives in Flordia.
Marriage Records, Phelps County, Missouri
Family Histories, volume 1, Maries County, Missouri.
Cemetery Book, Marries County, Missouri.
St John the Baptist - Catholic Church - L'Erable, Illinois - Record Book one.1856 - 1879.
Translated, Abstracted and Compiled by Norma Meir C. G. R. S.
Federal Census; Il., IN., MO. and MI.
John and his parents moved from Iroquois County, Illinois, to MarshIall County, Indiana
to Maries County, Missouri, Then he moved his family to Harvey, Cook County, Illinois,
then settled in Muskegon County, Michigan.
15 Nov. 1863Born near Douglas, Iroquois County, Illinois.
1870Census -Still in Iroquois County, Illinois. with parents.
1880Census - With parents in Marshall County, Indiana.
Spring1891Went with parents to Maries County, Missouri.
13 Jan. 1893Married Estella Silbaugh, in Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri.
She was under age;
"Mary R. Hobbs, mother of the said Estella Silbough has given
her consent to said marriage"
12 Jan. 1896Sylvia Anne was born near Vichy in Maries County, Missouri
Estella died from childbirth.
04 Apr. 1896John Married Florinda D. Milligan, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri.
15 Dec. 1898Perdita Elizabeth (Elsie) was born near Vichy, in Maries County,
24 Dec. 1899Hazel L. G.was born near Vichy, in Maries County, Missouri
1900Census; John, Florinda and daughters Slyvia, Elsie, and Hazelwere
living with his parents Peter and Mitilda Abair near Vichy, Johnson
Township,Maries County, Missouri.
23 Mar. 1903Dorsey Aloysius was born in Harvey, Cook Cojunty, Illinois.
1906John and family moved from Harvey, Cook County, Illinois.
John and Family settled in Muskegan, Muskegan County, Michigan.
1. Sylvia married Leslie Herbert Kibbey.He was born 21 June 1892,
in McKenna, Wisconsin
Their children were;
a. Milton married Arlene Holt - have son, Craig.
b. Norman married Alice Kendall, have son Stanley.
c. Wayne married Jean Lunk - no children.
Sylvia married Edward Hale and had one daughter,
2. Pedita Elizabeth (Elsie) married Thomas Francis Robarge, 21 Dec. 1921
He was born 13 Feb. 1893, in Muskegon County, Michigan.
Their childten were:
Mary Joyce AnnaandVirginia Ann.
3. Hazel married Leo Person, their children were;
Earl, Clarence andLloyd.
4. Dorsey Aloysius married Sophia Magdaline Pieetkiewicz, She was born
14 Jan. 1902 in Nashua, New Hamphire.
their childrne were;
a. Richard J. married Shirley ___?__,they had two daughters,
Margaret and Teresa
b. Marie F.
c.John R. married Loretta ___?____, one son B. J.
1910Census; not found yet.
1920Census; Muskegon City, Muskeon County, Michigan
Abair, John 55, IL. Machinist in Mortor Shop.-----Flora 43 WI.----Else 22, MO.,
Bookkeeper for Furnace Company.----Dorsey 17, IL., Time Keeper in Mortor
Shop.They live on Yuba Street and pay rent.
1930Census; Muskegon City, County, Didtrict 18, Michigan.
Abair, Dorsey 27, IL., Switchman in Railroad Yard----Sophia M. 28, NH (her parents
were from Poland)----Richard J. son 6, MI.----Marie F. dau. 2, MI.,----John P. son 6/12
MI.----John father 66, IL Janitor in Funiture Store----Florinda mother 54, WI.They live
on Yuba Street, pay $20.00 rent.Dorsey was 19 and Sophia was 20 when they
Directories; Muskegon, Michigan
1936 - 1940,Abair John B.r6275thMuskegon Heights
1940 - 1844,Abair, John B.r627