John Rabb was born abt.1817 in Hanover, Germany. He settled in Carter Co. and married Jane Elliot (born 1838) d/o Samuel R. and Minerva Elliott. Dr. Rabb served in D Company of the 5th Kentucky Infantry CSA and Jefress Light Artillery Battery, Nottaway Co. Va. as a surgeon.
John and Jane had 4 children:
Minerva b.1858 m.Milton Wagonner
Amanda Susan b.1861 m. Lewis P."Luke" Skeens
William b. 1867
Mary b. 1872 m. Morrison "Mars" Smith
Dr. Rabb was the grandfather of Francis "Fannie" Skeens
who married Willie Flannery. Dr. Rabb was one of the
first medical doctors to serve the people of
Carter and Elliott Counties.
Submitted by Mrs. Samuel Flannery