Abraham House was born in1807 in Barbour County, Virginia (now West Virginia) to Abraham House and Judith Fitzwater.
About 1827, he married Sarah Simon. Their children were: Mary Ann, Simon, Seymour, Catharyn, Sarah, and Abraham. On the 1860 US Census they were residing in Philippi, Barbour County, Virginia.
Abraham died on 22 Jun 1869 in Barbour County, West Virginia of a snake bite.