My records show that Cain Abel was born 3 Jul 1773 & married Margaret Buice b. 1776.Cain Abel was oldest son of John J. Abel who emigrated from Germany.He married Isobel McClure.They lived in Virginia & North Carolina.John and Isobel died in 1808 prior to family move to Rhea Co.,TN with Buice family.Sources;1. Chattanooga Times, 2. Tennesse Cousins by Worth S. Ray, 3. Records of Rhea County Pub 1940 by T. J. Campbell.