|Birth: ||Feb. 7, 1858|
|Death: ||Dec. 22, 1922|
SCOTT HARRISON ABBOTT
Dr. S. H. Abbott Called to Reward.Dr. S. H. Abbott, aged 64 years, 10 months and 14 days, died at the family residence, 606 West Louisiana street Friday morning at 11:30 o'clock following an illness of thirty days during which time he was confined to his room and bed. However, deceased had been in declining health for the past year or so. The funeral services were held at the residence Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, conducted by Dr. E. B. Fincher of Commerce, assisted by Dr. w. R. Hall, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of this city, of which deceased was a member. Interment took place in Pecan Grove cemetery. The active pallbearers were: W. C. Gerrish, Joe W. Barnes, James H. Harris, R. L. Love, B. F. Dinsmore, Dr. M. S. Metz, Dr. e. L. Burton and J. H. Sneed.
Scott Harrison Abbott was born at Dillisboro, Ohio, Feb. 7, 1858. He was of a family of five children – all sons – four of whom were graduated from medical colleges and were prominent physicians. Deceased was educated in the public schools at Dillisboro and later attended Moore's College there and was later graduated from Miami Medical College at Cincinatti.
On December 29, 1882, he was married to Miss Minnie Mathews at Dillsboro, Ohio, when he was twenty-four years of age moved with his bride to Texas, settling at McKinney. He practiced his profession in Collin county for eighteen years. Twenty-two years ago he retired from the medical profession and embarked in the jewelry and book business under the firm name of S. H. Abbott & Son, which business is still being operated under this firm name. A few years ago s. H. Abbott & Son sold their book store to Representative, J. H. Sneed, but continued their jewelry business, having one of the largest stores of its kind in Collin county, which business has been managed for several years by the deceased's only son, Charlie M. Abbott. Deceased was one of the city's leading business men and large land holders. Besides his widow deceased is survived by two children, Chas. M. Abbott of this city, and Mrs. Harvey Killingsworth, of Oklahoma City. His wife and children were with him when the end came. Deceased is also survived by two brothers, Dr. C. C. Abbott and Dr. N. W. Abbot, both of whom reside at Cincinnati, Ohio. The brothers of the deceased who preceded him to the grave were G. L. Abbott who died at Norman, Oklahoma, several yars ago, and Dr. C. N. Abbott who died at his home in this city about two years ago. [The McKinney Examiner. McKinney, Texas, December 28, 1922.]
Minnie Mathews Abbott (1858 - 1932)*
Charles Matthews Abbott (1885 - 1956)*
Pecan Grove Cemetery
Plot: Space 7, Lot 1, Block 107
GPS (lat/lon): 33.17754, -96.61589
Created by: June
Record added: Jul 15, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11357270
Rest in Peace
Added: Jul. 15, 2005