Dehaven, Abraham

Born: 1783-XX-XX Berks County, Pennsylvania

Died: 1851-XX-XX Quincy, Illinois

Flourished: Quincy, Illinois

Alternate name: DeHaven

Dehaven purchased forty acres of public land near Quincy, Illinois, in March 1837. An Episcopalian, Dehaven was one of the signers of the articles of association of St. John's Episcopal Church of Quincy, organized in 1837. Dehaven was the first senior warden of the congregation. In 1850, he was living in the Middle Ward of Quincy and working as a cabinet maker.

Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Adams County, 701:111, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Gravestone, Block 10, Lot 60, Woodland Cemetery, Quincy, IL; David F. Wilcox, ed., Quincy and Adams County: History and Representative Men (Chicago: Lewis, 1919), 1:546; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Middle Ward, Quincy, Adams County, IL, 232.