REDCAY, Abraham

REDCAY, Abraham

Male 1847 - 1931  (83 years)

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  • Name REDCAY, Abraham 
    Born 23 Jan 1847  Lewis Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography

    • Biography:
      Abraham Redcay, son of Daniel, was born Jan. 23, 1847, and in his youth learned the trade of molder at McEwensville. In 1872 he came to Milton and became connected with the American Car & Foundry Company, and in 1889 was made foreman of the foundry department, a position he still holds. During the Civil war he served as a private in Company B, 210th Pennsylvania Volunteers, spending nine months in the service of his country. He is a member of Henry Wilson Post, No. 129, G.A.R. He and his family attend the Lutheran Church. They reside at No. 231 Park avenue, Milton, in a home Mr. Redcay built and moved into at the time of his marriage. He votes the Prohibitionist ticket, and takes a firm stand for his party's principles.
    Census (desc) 1850  Delaware Twp., Northumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (desc) 1860  McEwensville, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (desc) 1870  McEwensville, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    living with his parents and working as a moulder 
    Census (desc) 1880  Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    working as a moulder 
    Occupation 1889  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    was the foreman of the foundry department of the American Car & Foundry Co. 
    Census (desc) 1900  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Children listed living with the parents are Maria Elizabeth, Franklin, and Clarence. (indexed as Redkey)
    Census (desc) 1910  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    working as an iron moulder at the car shops 
    • Indexed as "Keding"
    Census (desc) 1920  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    living at 231 Park Ave. and working as a laborer at the car works 
    • There is a daughter-in-law, Lera R. (born 1890), wife of Franklin, listed as living with the parents, along with Franklin, who was working as a watchmaker.
    Census (desc) 1930  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    living at 231 Park Ave 
    Military
    • He served during the Civil War as a private in Company B, 210th Pennsylvania Volunteers, for 9 months.
    _UID AC9F009F36B4FC4099BB368709D8CAB88444 
    Died 1931 
    Buried Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Milton Cemetery 
    Person ID I196  Ancestry
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2010 

    Father REDCAY, Daniel,   b. 1 Feb 1812, Exeter Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1889, McEwensville, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother KINT, Abbie,   b. 18 Apr 1820, Briar Creek Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1904, McEwensville, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1837 
    Family ID F191  Group Sheet

    Family GOLD, Susannah,   b. 25 Oct 1850, Plainfield Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1939  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1872 
    Children 
     1. REDCAY, Edgar Perry,   b. 1873,   d. 1886  (Age 13 years)
     2. REDCAY, Maria Elizabeth,   b. 20 Oct 1874, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1948, Duboistown, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. REDCAY, Franklin Gold,   b. Nov 1877,   d. 1950  (Age ~ 72 years)
     4. REDCAY, Clarence Henry,   b. 29 Nov 1879,   d. 1952  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F80  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jan 1847 - Lewis Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - 1850 - Delaware Twp., Northumberland Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - 1860 - McEwensville, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - living with his parents and working as a moulder - 1870 - McEwensville, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a moulder - 1880 - Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - was the foreman of the foundry department of the American Car & Foundry Co. - 1889 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - 1900 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as an iron moulder at the car shops - 1910 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - living at 231 Park Ave. and working as a laborer at the car works - 1920 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - living at 231 Park Ave - 1930 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Milton Cemetery - - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1036] Floyd's History of Northumberland County, PA 1911, Page 940.

    2. [S1036] Floyd's History of Northumberland County, PA 1911, Page 941.

    3. [S1119] Census, Image 21 Ward 2.