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James Pierce Abbott
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1852
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1934
Wapinitia
Wasco County
Oregon, USA

JAMES PIERCE ABBOTT DIES IN THE DALLES - was prominent county stockman; ill for long peroid - (Daily of Sept 10) James Pierce Abbott, 82, prominent Wasco county stockman, died at a local hospital here Saturday, evening. He had been in failing health for a number of years.
Mr Abbott, a large scale sheep operator, had been in the stock raising business continuously since coming to the county in 1877 from Osceola, Indiana where he was born July 19, 1852. He homesteaded in the Wapinitia vicinity, where other members of his family had preceded him, and became during his long residence a well known figure of that district.
Surviving him are a widow, a son, James, and a sister, Mrs Eliza Forman, all of Wapinitia. A grandchild and a numner of nieces and nephews, and two foster children, Mrs Olga Murphy of Oxnard, Cal., and Mrs Edith Colpitts, Klamath Falls, also survive.
Funeral services from the C.R. Callaway & Sons chapel at 2:00 p.m. tomorrow, with Rev R.A. Hutchinson of The Dalles officiating. Pallbears will be members of the IOOF, lodge at Maupin, of which the deceased was a member. He was also a member of The Dalles Elks, who will conduct the graveside service at IOOF cemetery.

The Dalles Chronicle 9-13-1934


RITES HELD for WASCO STOCKMAN - The Dalles Sept 12 - Funeral service for James Pierce Abbott, widely known Wasco County stockman, were held here Tuesday. Death came to the 82-year old large scale sheep operator of the Wapinitia district Saturday.
Mr Abbott had been a resident of Wasco county since 1877, homesteading near Wapinitia where other members of his family had proceded him. He was born in Osceola, Indiana, July 19, 1852.
Surviving are his wife, a son James; a sister, Mrs Eliza Forman; a grandchild, a number of nieces and nephews, and two Foster children, Mrs Olga Murphy of Oxnard, Cal., and Mrs Edith Colpitts of Klamath Falls.
Members of the I.O.O.F. lodge at Maupin and The Dalles Elks assisted in conducting the services. He was buried at the Odd Fellows cemetery.


CENSUS RECORDS
1930 United States Federal Census
Name: James P Abbott
Home in 1930: Wapinitia, Wasco, Oregon
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Age: 77
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Clara A Abbott
Race: White
Household Members: Name Age
James P Abbott 77
Clara A Abbott 67
James M Abbott 30
Helen M Abbott 29
James M Abbott 4 3/12
Kenneth Rittgers 17


1920 United States Federal Census
Name: James P Abbot
Home in 1920: Wapinitia, Wasco, Oregon
Age: 67
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Clara A Abbot
Father's Birth Place: New York
Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Household Members: Name Age
James P Abbot 67
Clara A Abbot 57
James M Abbot 20
Olga M Smith 13
George D Rice 33
Loyd Mccoy 18
Edward J Brown 42
Mat Brais 70
Chester Rechette 28


1910 United States Federal Census
Name: James P Abbott
Age in 1910: 57
Estimated Birth Year: 1853
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Ohio
Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
Spouse's Name: Clara A Abbott
Home in 1910: Oak Grove, Wasco, Oregon
Household Members: Name Age
James P Abbott 57
Clara A Abbott 47
James M Abbott 10
Olga M Abbott 4
Edith L Dundee 18
Julius Delane 27
William R Sturges 23
Matson Bessie 65
Thomas J Keincke 33
Margaret F Kelly 83

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: James P Abbott
Home in 1900: Oak Grove, Wasco, Oregon
Age: 47
Birth Date: May 1853
Birthplace: Indiana
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Spouse's Name: Clara A Abbott
Marriage year: 1899
Marital Status: Married
Years married: 1
Occupation: View on Image
Household Members: Name Age
James P Abbott 47
Clara A Abbott 37
James M Abbott 4/12


1880 United States Federal Census
Name: P. James Abbott
Home in 1880: Oak Grove, Wasco, Oregon
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Birthplace: Indiana
Father's birthplace: Ohio
Mother's birthplace: Ohio
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
G. Curtis Abbott 48
C. Joel Abbott 30
P. James Abbott 28
James Connolly 35
H. William Fraser 38
Louis Purchet 30

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: James Abbot
Birth Year: abt 1852
Age in 1870: 18
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1870: Penn, St Joseph, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Catharine Abbot 44
Eliza J Abbot 22
Mary Abbot 14
James Abbot 18

1860 United States Federal Census
Name: James P Abbott
Age in 1860: 7
Birth Year: abt 1853
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1860: Penn, St Joseph, Indiana
Gender: Male
Post Office: Mishawaka
Household Members: Name Age
Catharine Abbott 33
Eliza J Abbott 12
Joel C Abbott 10
Sarah Abbott 9
James P Abbott 7
Mary C Abbott 4



 
 
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 Parents:
  Curtis Godfery Abbott (1824 - 1901)
  Catherine Dils Abbott (1824 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara A. Pegg Abbott (1862 - 1940)
 
 Children:
  James Milton Abbott (1900 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Jane Abbott Forman (1848 - 1940)*
  Joseph Cornelius Abbott (1849 - 1918)*
  Sarah Arsina Abbott Washburn (1850 - 1930)*
  James Pierce Abbott (1852 - 1934)
  Mary Cordelia Abbott Brown (1856 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Death date on stone is 1935.
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
The Dalles
Wasco County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: Teresa Quint
Originally Created by: columbiagypsy
Record added: Nov 28, 2010
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