Special thanks to Debby Morris: Henry Abbey abt 1746 in Windham Co, Vermont,USA-father of Nelson H. Abbey born 9 Aug 1811, Bellows Falls. Died 18 Jun 1875 at Wathena, Doniphan Co, Kn. Married (1) abt 1831- Minerva de Wolf born abt 1813 to Peter Dewolf and Mary - at Painted Post, Steuben Co., New York. Children: Volney Abbey , 15 Sep 1833- 20 Jan 1915 married Emma Alberta Dinkle James D. Abbey , 1836 - 28 Nov 1864. Married 1856,- Nancy McSparren. Alberton Abbey 1841 - . Nelson married (2) Emmaline Clark 2 May 1850. She was born in Mason Co., Illinois abt 1816. Issue:Enis Abbey, 1851 -(Missouri)
Any help appreciated to find Henry's wife and parents would be appreciated greatly.Also, anything about Nelson H. (Henry) Abbey whom was a plasterer.
Volney Abbey wrote for a New York Newspaper about the time of the US Army's going into the Mormon state of Deseret. He accompanied Johnson's Army into what is now Utah.