I have Indian Wars pension application papers dated 17 Jan 1893 for William C. Abel who married Martha Caroline Carter in Attala County, MS.It lists a previous marraige to Irene Dodd who died in 1841 and lists William's seven of William C.'s living children as follows: Mary A. Wormington b. 26 Feb 1848 James H. Abels b. 14 Dec 1852 Sarah A. Porter b. 28 Jan 1854 William B. Abels b. 9 Dec 1855 Eliza L. Jenkins b. 19 MAy 1858 Elizabeth J, Mason b. 26 Jun 1861 Joseph S. Abels b. 17 Sept 1864
I will scan a copy & send to you if you want it.
I am from a different line of Abel folks.My line is from a James Abel, born 1797 in Abbevillle Co., SC.