ABARR, JOHN BUTLER (1817 - 1903)

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Santa Cruz Sentinel (January 24, 1903)

DIED: ABARR- In Felton, John B. Abarr, a native of Illinois, aged 84 years 3 mo., 11 days. The funeral takes place this Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the Presbyterian Church. -- John B. Abarr, who died at Felton Friday was an old soldier. He was formerly a member of Wallace Post G.A.R. For thirty years he had been a resident of Felton.

Mountain Echo (January 31, 1903)

John B. Abarr of Felton died on Friday 23rd inst.; age 84 years. He was a native of Illinois and a veteran of the great rebellion. He had been a resident of Felton for 30 years. He leaves four sons, and three daughters to mourn his death. Mrs. Geo. Hickey of this place being one of the latter.

Date of Birth: 1817-10-13

Date of Death: 1903-23-01

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: Felton Cemetery

Occupation: Carpenter

Religion: Pr

Last City: Felton

Native of: IL

Military Unit: MO_ 5 Inf_ Co I

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: On SSS DB 04/04 (Not on HDS)

GAR#: W32

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: WHL 1886 Roster

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0001

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “ABARR, JOHN BUTLER (1817 - 1903).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/132977. Accessed 20 May 2024.