Phebe A. Pettit Abrams

Phebe A. Pettit Abrams (abt. 1840-1878) was born about 1840 in Long Island, Queens Co., New York. She was the daughter of Ezra Pettit and Sarah Brower. She married Lewis Sanford Abrams on 10 Jun. 1861 in Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, and they had four children. She was baptized 2 Dec. 1875. She received a blessing from Wilford Woodruff on 1 Jan. 1878. She died 30 Jan. 1878 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.


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    January 1, 1878 ~ Tuesday Jan 1, 1878 I came from the farm and in company with R T Burton visited James Townsend wh[o] met with an accident we laid hands upon him and Administered to him by the Laying on of hands we also administered to Sister Abrams I then went to Historians office and held a meeting with the Auditing Committee And A Carrington discussed the posession or business of the Esstate [FIGURE] ...
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