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Amos Abbott
Birth: Sep. 10, 1786
Andover
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1868
Andover
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

US Congressman. Son of Jeduthan Abbott (17491810) and Hannah Poor (17541823). He Married Ester West on December 6, 1812. They had two children Alfred Amos, and Elizabeth Amos Abbott. He worked as a merchant, a highway surveyor, a market clerk, town clerk, town treasurer, a member of the school committee, a business executive. In 1833, he was one of the founders of the Boston & Portland railway. A representative to Massachusetts General Court 1835 to 1855 and 1843; and was State Senator 1840 to 1842. The honorable Amos Abbott was one of Andover's leading citizens. He was also a founder of The Boston and Maine Railroad and a director. (bio by: Shock) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Esther Mackey West Abbott (1793 - 1850)*
 
 Children:
  William A. Abbott (1831 - 1898)*
  Sarah B Abbott Atwood (1838 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
South Church Cemetery
Andover
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Jun 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6531392


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- Shock
 Added: Mar. 10, 2014
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