My grandmother, Julia Ann Abshear, was the dau. of John Abshear b. 1827 and Rosa Angeline Watts b. 183l.Both born in N.Car. He was a confed. soldier from N.C. they had the following children, Henrietta, Alfred, R. Caroline, Penny Jane, John, Chester,(all b. in Robeson Co. N.C.) Charles D.(born in Lumberton, N.C.) and Julia Ann. From N.C. he moved to Brenham,Tx. and then to Lampasas, Tx. and Belton, Bell Co.Tx. No. further info. on Abshear's parents known. No Sallie that I know of.Maybe a connection.