Mercer County History - 2002 page 393|
Printed in the USA by Clinch Valley Printing Co., Inc., North Tazewell, Virginia 24630
submitted by Terry Ray Tabor
Mercer County Historical Historical Society, Inc.
FAMILY OF ABRAHAM AND
The family of Andrew Jackson Tabor and Isabelle Perdue Tabor.
Row-left to right: Walter Tabor, unidentified individual, Millard
Tabor, Daniel Tabor and Elbert Tabor;
Sitting: Andrew Jackson Tabor, Isabelle Perdue Tabor and Ruby Tabor (on Isabelles
Standing: Lolas Tabor (in front of Andrew and Isabelle) and Ora Tabor (beside Isabelle).
Abraham Tabor (born: 1818; died: abt. 1886) and Nancy
Belcher Tabor (born: abt: 1818; died: 1883) were both born in Tazewell County,
Virginia, married about 1838 and were listed in the l840 Mercer County Census.
Although unproven, it is likely that Abraham's parents were Stephen Harrison
Tabor and Anna Beckelheimer and
Abraham and Nancy subsequently bought property on
Andrew Jackson Tabor, the youngest child of Abraham and
Nancy Tabor, was born at Falls Mills, Virginia and died at
Isabelle, Andrew Jackson's wife, was the daughter of Daniel Perdue (1842-1928) and Elizabeth Ellen Odell (18471880). Andrew and Isabelle married in 1886 and had nine children: Cora (18861954) who married John Little; Mae (1888-1972) who married Thomas Little; Walker Clay (1890-1972); Elbert (18921968) and married Pearl Hill; Daniel (1894-1977) and married Minnie Clement, then Hazel Fulcher; Millard (1896-1967) and married Evelyn Boone, then Ruth Ellen Reed Witt; Ora (1900-1957) who married Jack Huffman; Lolas (1905-2000) who married Robert Neal and Ruby (1907 -1998) who married Ellis Bailey.
Walter Tabor was born and grew up on
Arnold Monroe Tabor was born February 27, 1914 in Maybeury and Frances Estelle Cunningham was born September 6, 1914 in Jenkinjones, the daughter of Oscar Cunningham (1887-1945) and Mattie Willis
Cunningham (1893-1983). Arnold and Frances graduated from
Terry Ray Tabor attended Sagamore Grade School,1947–1952,
Terry was a founding faculty of the
Terry Ray Tabor
L/R back row - Frank Bronson, Leigh Ann Bronson, Joyce Tabor, Terry Tabor holding Max Bronson
middle row - Ashley Stevens
L/R front row - Rusty Stevens, Teri Stevens
newest grandson Jake Bronson was not in view of the camera he was born after the photo was taken (Leigh Ann & Frank are the proud parents)