Abram Reid Vansickle

ID # 328, (1843-1912)
BirthAbram Reid Vansickle was born in 1843 at Jerseyville, Ancaster Twp., Ontario. 
MarriageHe married Martha Buckberrough, daughter of William Buckberrough and Frances Elizabeth Sutton, on 23 June 1866 at Burgessville, Oxford Co; MS248 Reel 12 Vol. 50, page 52 Oxford County
Return of marriages solemnized by Rev. Elijah Clark, a minister of the B.B. Church of Burgessville, for the year ending the 31st of December, A.D. 1866

Abram R. Van Sickle, 23, born and residing Ancaster. Parents William C. Vansickle and Anna Stenaburgh (Stenabaugh).
Martha 'Buskborough', 19, born and residing Beverly. Parents William Bushborough and 'Fram' Sutton.
Witnesses William 'Redifison' of North Dumfries and Gilbert Field of Ancaster.
On June 23, 1866.

Who witness William 'Redifison' of North Dumfries isn't certain, but he is probably William Roelofson. 
DeathHe died on 9 December 1912 at Echo Place, Brantford Township, Brant Co., Ontario. 
BurialHe was buried on 12 December 1912 at Jerseyville Cemetery, Ancaster, Ontario. 
NoteAbram appears to have married again after Martha's death. According to an online transcription of the Jerseyville Cemetery his second wife was Isabella F. (see note below). His grave inscription mentions both wives. Isabella was born in 1857 and died in 1929.

Abram's death information is taken from the Brantford Expositor, issue of December 19, 1912. Siblings are mentioned in the obituary, but not children.

Abram is at Echo Place in Brantford Township at the time of the 1911 census with his wife Isobel. The writing is difficult, but appears to say that she was born in May of 1857.

Abram married a second time on June 23, 1908, in Woodstock (marriage reg. 015311-08) to Bell Fraser Mcgee, age 51, spinster, born in Kintore. He is said to be living in Paris and an engineer. His parents are shown as William C. Vansickle and Annie Stenabaugh. Her parents are shown as William McGee and Jean Fraser. The witnesses were Ametia H. McGee of Woodstock and Thomas R. McGee of Kintore.

Death reg. 008273-12, Brantford Twp., Brant Co. Abram Reid Vansickle,date of death December 9, 1912. Born April 28th, age about 68 at Jerseyville. Died at Echo Place. Father William Vansickle.

Abram and both his wives are buried with him in his parents' plot in Jerseyville Cemetery. 
Last Edited8 Jul 2016