Burke's American Families with British Ancestry: The lineages of 1,600 families of British origin now resident in the United States of America. by Sir John Bernard Burke - 1948(copy of listing sent from the Fitchburg Public Library, Fitchburg, MA, on8-1-2007)
Pages 2530. & 2531.
ABERCROMBIE FRANCIS PATTERSON ABERCROMBIE, of Philadelphia, Ferma., Civil Engineer, late Superintendent of New York Div. of Pennsylvania Railroad Co.,Member of Sons of the American Revolution, b. 2 Jan. 1852;educ. ST. MARK's School, Southborough, Mass., and Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., Troy, N. Y.,m. 1877 ELEANOR, dau. of ALFRED LORD PACKER, of Bristol, Penna., and had issue,
1) ROBERT EMMETT, of Connorsville, Indian, b. 6 Nov. 1882; m. 1905, PAULINE, dau. of CLIFFORD WILLIAMS, of Richmond, Ind. and has issue.
i.FRANCIS PATTERSON, b. 1912
ii.RUTH, b. 1908
iii. ELEANOR, b. 1910
iv. MARY ANN, b. 1914
1) MARY ERNESTINE (240 W. Chestnut Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Penna) B. 7 Nov. 1878; m. 11 April, 190, CLINTON BOWMAN COLEMAN, of Williamsport, Penna, and has issue.
i.MARY ERNESTINE, b. 21 Dec. 1901
ii.ELEANOR FRANCIS, b. 8 Dec. 1905
iii. JOSEPHINE VIRGINIA, b. 10 Sept. 1908.
2 ETHEL GERTRUDE (4308, Rhodes Avenue, Hollywood, Calif.), b. 11 June 1880; m. 1) ROBERT GRATZ FELL, of Philadelphia, Penna.(marriage dissolved by divorce) and had issue,
i. ROBERT GRATZ
she m. 2) JOHN A. STEWART, of Short Hills, N.J. and has further issue.
i.ANNE, b. 1914.
3. ELIZABETH PACKER (Laverock, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Penna.) b. 14 April, 1886, ISAAC DOUGHTEN, and has issue.
i.ISAAC, b. 16 Aug. 1908.
ii. WILLIAM SIMPSON, b. 26 June 1914.
iii. JOSEPHINE BROWNING, b. 5 July 1915.
Lineage.ALEXANDER ABERCROMBY, son of JAMES ABERCROMBY, an officer in the service of the state of Holland, by his wife KATHERINE, dau. of JOHN THOMSON, of Kent, England, m. ERNESTINE D'HERENT, of Arras, Flanders, and had issue, a son.
JOHN JOSEPH ABERCROMBY, an officer in the service of LOUIS XVI, of France, settled in America in 1778, m. DAME SARAH PETER, widow, dau. of ANTHONY DE NORMANDIE, of Charleston, S.C., and had a son.
GENERAL JOHN JOSEPH ABERCROMBIE, U.S. Army, Commissioned 1822, retd. 1865.Served in Seminole War 1837 (Brevetted Major)
In Mexican War 1845-48 (wounded at battle of Monterey, brevetted Lieut. Col) and in Civil War, in Shenandoah Campaign, and throughout Peninsular Campaign as Brig. Gen., of Volunteers, Defence of Washington 1862-65, in charge of depots at Fredericksburg 1864, and defence against Hampton's Legion 1864 (wounded at Fair Oaks, brevetted Brigadier-Gen. 1865), b. 22 March 1802 (incorrect - b. March 04, 1798, Baltimore, MD), educ. U. S. Military Academy; m. 1830 MARY ANN ENGLE, dau. of GEN. ROBERT PATTERSON, and d. 1877, leaving
issue.(Note: Numbering system is extremely vexing)
1.JOHN JOSEPH, b. 1848, d. circa 1911.
2.FRANCIS PATTERSON, of whom we treat.
3.WILLIAM RALPH (Summit Boulevard, Spokane, Wash.) b. 1858; m. LILLIAN, dau. of COL. KEMBLE of U. S. Army , and has issue.
1.SARA IOWA, b. 28 July, 1842; m. WILLIAM ERNEST GOODMAN (d. 5 March 1912) and d. 24 April 1935. leaving issue
2.MARY ERNESTINE, b. 1846; m. SAMUEL APPLETON, and d. 1869, leaving issue.
3.LOUISE, b. 1850, m. JOHN COLE, and d.s.p.
4.CLARA DE NORMANDIE, (1912, N. Street, Washington, D.C.), b. 1854.
5.SUSAN ENGLE, b. 1856; m. CAPT. THOMAS WILSON, U.S. Army, d. 1934.
6.IDA, b. 1860, m. HAROLD NEWLIN, of Philadelphia, and d.s.p.
Residence. - 240 W. Chestnut Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Penna.Clubs. - Art Club of Philadlephia; Philadelphia Cricket Club.