Abram Reid Vansickle1

ID # 328, (1843-1912)
Descendants of John Coleman & Elizabeth Lawrason
     Abram Reid Vansickle was born in 1843 at Jerseyville, Ancaster Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1 He married Martha Buckberrough, daughter of William Buckberrough and Frances Elizabeth Sutton, on 23 June 1866 at Burgessville, Oxford County, Ontario. (notes: Per Oxford County Marriage Register: June 23, 1866).1 He died on 9 December 1912 at Echo Place, Brantford Twp, Brant County, Ontario.1 He was buried on 12 December 1912 at Jerseyville Cemetery, Ancaster Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1 Abram appears to have married again after Martha's death. According to an online transcription of the Jerseyville Cemetery his second wifewas Isabella F. (surname not given). 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 I believe it says that she was born in May of 1857.

Abram married a second time on June 23, 1908, in Woodstock (marriagereg. 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.1

Last Edited=9 Nov 2007


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.