Eric Talmage Abercrombie

b. 12 January 1897, d. 1 January 1963
  • Eric Talmage Abercrombie was born on 12 January 1897 in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.
  • James Holman Abercrombie and Sarah Louisa Davis appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Jackson Parish, Louisiana. Other members of the household included Eric Talmage Abercrombie, Dixie Beatrice Abercrombie, Nina B. Abercrombie, Nona Myrtle Abercrombie, Ruby Agnes Abercrombie and Leonard Lewis Abercrombie. Also in the household was a young male farm laborer.
  • Eric Talmage Abercrombie registered for the draft on 5 June 1918 in Jackson Parish, Louisiana, while living in Jonesboro, and ellf-employed there as a farmer.
  • He married Virgie E. Blalock on 12 June 1920.
  • Eric Talmage Abercrombie registered for the draft in 1942 in Jackson Parish, Louisiana, while living with his wife in Jonesboro, and self-employed there as a farmer.
  • Eric Talmage Abercrombie died on 1 January 1963 at age 65 in Jonesboro, Jackson Parish, Louisiana, at his residence.
  • His wife Virgie E. Blalock became a widow at his death.
  • He was interred at East Mount Olive Cemetery, Mount Olive, Bienville Parish, Louisiana.
  • The following appeared on 3 January 1963 in the Jackson Independent: Funeral services for E. T. Abercrombie, age 65, of Jonesboro, LA were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Jonesboro United Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Lonnie Treadway conducting. Interment followed in the Mt. Olive cemetery under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.
         The deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Virgie Abercrombie; two sons, Dalton Abercrombie of Jonesboro and Talmadge Abercrombie of Cotton Valley; two brothers, L. L. Abercrombie of Jonesboro and W. J. Abercrombie of Baton Rouge; one sister, Mrs. Guy Brantley of Jonesboro and 4 grandchildren.
         Mr. Abercrombie died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon at his home.
         Pallbearers were Jimmy Clary, G. W. Treadway, Bud Robinson, Louis Miller, Bill Gatlin and Leonard Bosch.
  • Last Edited: 29 Apr 2013

Family: Virgie E. Blalock b. 31 July 1905, d. 17 August 1992