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First Name Middle Name Last Name  Suffix 
Jesse  Daniel  Abraham   
VMI Class  Other Affiliation 
Biography & Genealogy
Jesse Daniel Abraham, Class of 1868 Genealogy: Born- birthdate unknown. Father- Col. Jesse A. Abraham of Buckingham Co. Va.; Mother- Mary Belle Taylor. No information on grandparents. Married- Katie Trenholm, daughter of Col. Trenholm. Children- 1- William Trenholm Abraham; 2- Samuel Maddox Abraham; 3- Katherine Abraham. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 31, 1865; Left April 2, 1865. Military Record: Served with VMI Corps of Cadets in the trenches in Richmond, Va. until the Corps Disbanded April 2, 1865. Careers: Teacher in Maryland and Washington, D.C.; bank cashier in New York and New Jersey; public official; Deputy Comptroller for U.S. Treasury during the Cleavland Administration. Died- Sept 13, 1917 in Cartersville, Va. 
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