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Re: CALIFORNIA'S AFRICAN AMERICAN PIONEERS

Abner Hunt Francis was born 1813 in Flemington, New Jersey. He died March 27th, 1872 in Victoria, British Columbia. He was married to Sydnia Edmonia Robella Francis. She was born in 1815 in Virginia. She died May 11, 1889 in Victoria, British Columbia.
in Abner Hunt Francis's will dated August 16, 1865, he gave everything to his wife and made her his executrix. He went bankrupt on May 19th, 1863. His estate debts included $100 to Mary Jane Hamilton. His estate was probated April 27, 1872. He lived on Quadra Street in Victoria at the time. He is buried in the Pioneer Cemetery in Victoria.
His store burnt down on Friday October 14, 1870 see the British Colonist , Wednesday October 19, 1870 "The Fire on Fort Street" He was not insured.
I have lots more on both Abner and Sydnia


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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