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Murray Harbour, PEI (Nearby: Murray River, Three Rivers PEI, Annandale-Little Pond-Howe Bay, Central Kings, Belfast)

1373 MAIN ST
Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island
C0A 1V0

Prince Edward Island Tourism Region : Charlottetown

Description From Owner:
  • Said to be named for Abney, Tennessee (Douglas 1925); United States references indicate that the name has occurred only in South Carolina, Texas and West Virginia.
  • In 1921 the postmaster claimed it was from the name of an Indian called Abey, with an 'n' being put in the middle of the name.
  • A character in Sir Walter Scott's novel, 'Woodstock', is called Young Abney. Formerly called Toronto, which is noted as early as 1846 as a school name.

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