Looking for the parents of ERNESTINE ABERCROMBIE. One clue I have is a witness on the Baptismal record of one of her children, just obtained from his Civil War Pension File. I wonder if MARIA ABERCROMBIE might be her mother or her sister?
Civil War Pension File received 8-12-03 Contents: 1) CERTIFICATE OF BAPTISM CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST 13th Street, Above Chestnut Philadelphia, Pennsylvania This is to certify that THEODORE FRANCIS FIELD Child of JOHN FIELD AND ERNESTINE ABERCROMBIE born on the 7th day of January 1838 was Baptised on the 11th day of February 1838 According to the Rite of the Roman Catholic Church by the Rev. F. X. Gartland the sponsor being MARIA ABERCROMBIE and __________ as appears from the Baptismal Register of this church Dated March 28, 1919 J. E. Marley, Rector. ============= On her son's death certificate both ERNESTINE and husband JOHN FIELD are listed as having been born in Philadelphia PA.I last find ERNESTINE living in Philadelphia in 1875. PHILADELPHIA CITY DIRECTORY LISTINGS: 1870 PCD Field Ernestine, wid John, h 1932 South St. & 1875 PCD Field Ernestine A., wid John, h 1725 N 10th St(Note: would have been abt. 79 years old) ===========