Tina, This family is from Clark County, Illinois. Your "Abram" aka Abraham, married Sarah J. Reedy on 4 September 1870 in Clark County. Parents of Abraham Washburn were Nathaniel Washburn and Mary Polley, who married in Clark County on 18 October 1837. Mary Polley died before 28 September 1848, when Nathaniel married 2nd, Elizabeth Ann McNary. The 1850 census has on page 188B, Auburn Precinct, Clark County, IL: dwelling # 333household #333 Washburn, N.age 34farmerborn: unknown Elizabeth25keeping houseOhio ** Abraham11Illinois Mary7Illinois Isaac6Illinois James3Illinois William1Illinois Rause, John16Illlinois Sarah11Illinois
Nathaniel Washburn was a son of Abraham Washburn, b. ca 1784 in Maryland. He is shown as a medical doctor on the 1850 of Clark County, page 175BMarshall Pct. There is information on him on Ancestry's Family Trees; he had three wives apparently and Nathaniel appears to have been from his marriage to Betsy Tumbleson. http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jhw1391&id=I0704&ti=4300http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jhw1391&id=I0704&ti=4300
page 268B Cumberland Pct. has Sarah Reedy's family: dwelling #1481 household #1481 Reedy, Jamesage 22farmerb. Ohio Eliza20Illinois Sarah9/12Illinois Briant, Catherine60Virginia
Catherine Briant is possibly the mother of Eliza; the Illinois Marriage Index shows the marriage of James Reedy to Eliza Briant as having taken place on 23 February 1848 in Effingham County.You can search for other Illinois marriages at: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/marriage.htmlhttp://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/marriage.html According to one source on Ancestry.com, James Reedy's parents are John C. Reedy and Sarah Cunningham: http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2353692&id=I513337084&ti=4300http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2353692&id=I513337084&ti=4300 Your Abraham Washburn's brother James also came to White County, Arkansas and is on at least the 1880 census of that county. Abraham is in ED 279 page 8D and James is in the same enumeration district, page 7B. Hope this helps!