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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Jefferson County, NY Tombstones Holley/Holly

She was called Aunt Nabbie her whole life so that's what they put on her tombstone.  Her names was Abigail Holley.  She was a spinster, the sister of Numon Holley, my 3rd great grandfather.  She lived with Numon in Ellisburg until her death on 1 April 1866.  She is buried in Giddingsville Cemetery, Jefferson County, New York.

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  2. How interesting that they put her nickname on her tombstone instead of her real name.

    And welcome to GeneaBloggers!

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