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Abia

(æbˈiːa)
n
(Placename) a state of SE Nigeria. Capital: Umuahia. Pop: 2 833 999 (2006 est). Area: 6320 sq km (2440 sq miles)
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For instance in an 1850 letter to Abiah Root, she refers to Abby's transfiguration brought by belief, "she makes a sweet, girl Christian, religion makes her face quite different, calmer, but full of radiance, holy, yet very joyful...
He was born on January 17, 1706 to Josiah and Abiah Folger in the bustling town of Boston, Massachusetts.
On Abiah (left): Camel coat, printed vest, white cotton shirt, stripped trousers, Givenchy.
(259) See generally CHEESMAN ABIAH HERRICK, HISTORY OF GIRARD COLLEGE (1935); THOMAS U.
She named her last child, a girl born in August 1751, Abiah, after her mother.
Abiah Jones, as identified by police, was a student at the Pleasant Tech Academy, in Pleasantville, New Jersey.
"So he took a lease on a derelict furnace in Coalbrookdale and restored it, played with it and experimented with making cast iron rather than cast brass." Abiah Darby, wife of Abraham Darby II and mother of Abraham Darby III, provided a rare 18th-century account of her father-in-law's achievement in smelting iron with coke.
I thank you, Abiah, but I don't go from home, unless emergency leads me by the hand, and then I do it obstinately, and draw back if I can.
His mother was Josiah's second wife Abiah Folger from Nantucket, Massachusetts, and he was the 15th of 17 children from both marriages.
1706-1717 On January 17, 1706, Benjamin Franklin is born into the large family of Josiah and Abiah Franklin in Boston, Massachusetts.
How does one write a biography and list "Some of the People in Franklin's Life" without a single mention of Abiah Franklin, Benjamin's mother, and with only passing references to Josiah Franklin, Benjamin's father?