We are in the process of tracing Maternal roots of Ethel Hampton.
1. GEORGE (FREDERICK) ABBOTT was born May 31, 1864 in PA, and died September 10, 1919. He married SADIE A MCCAFFREY February 20, 1887 in Allegheny Co., Pittsburgh, PA, daughter of CATHERINE MCCAFFREY. She was born July 14, 1866 in PA, and died May 22, 1945.
Notes for GEORGE FRED ABBOTT & SADIE A MCCAFFREY
Burial: Union Cemetery, North Huntingdon Twp., Irwin, PA; cemetery records give birthplace as PA.
Marriage certificate lists Sadie from Pittsburgh 25th Ward; George 26th Ward. Mother, Catherine McCaffrey, signed marriage certificate in 1887 giving permission for her daughter to marry.. this usually signified paternal figured was deceased.
daughter Stella Margaret Abbott Hudson death notice gave great-grandfather's name as Fred Abbott spelled with one "b"
Notes for STELLA MARGARET ABBOTT:
Pittsburgh news Dispatch, August 15, 1918 noted: Braddock Trail Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution; GAR- Grand Army of the Republic for the Civil War.
We haven't been able to connect this information, yet.