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Martha Kittle Foster Abbott
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Birth: 1891
California, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1987
Marin County
California, USA

Wife of Samuel Leonard Abbot, V. 1890-1963.
MARRIAGE ANNOUNCEMENT: Foster-Abbatt [sic] {Abbott} Nuptials Held Yesterday - Miss Martha K. FOSTER became the bride yesterday of Samuel L. ABBOTT, Jr., a young businessman of San Francisco, at a pretty but quiet ceremony at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Foster. The bride's sister, Miss Louisana [sic] {Louisiana} Foster, and Edward Eyre, a close friend of Mr. Abbott, attended the young couple as bridesmaid and groomsman. The floral decorations were simple but beautiful. The Rev. Lynn T. White and the Rev. F. W. Clampett, the latter of San Francisco, were the officiating clergymen. Following the ceremony the guests few in number and including but the relatives and closest friends, partook of the wedding dinner, after which the couple left for San Francisco, their future home. Mr. Abbott is the son of S. L. Abbott, vice-president of the Security Savings Bank of San Francisco, and is employed by Maillard & Schmeidell, prominent commission brokers of San Francisco.

SOURCE: Marin Journal, Marin Co., CA., Marriage Announcements, Thursday, November 5, 1914 - page 5.
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Marriage License: Oct. 26 Samuel L. ABBOT, Jr., age 24, of San Francisco, and Martha K. FOSTER, age 23, of San Rafael
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Per S.A.H. on, 2/8/1913 engagement was announced to Samuel Leonard Abbott, Jr. of San Francisco
i. Jeanie Ogden Abbott-Lawler, b.1916 CA., d.31-Oct-2004 Calistoga, Napa Co., CA., m.???? to: W.D. Scott Lawler b.19-Jun-1923 d.17-Nov-2001 Tuscon, Pima Co., AZ., 2 children known.
ii. Samuel Leonard Abbott VI., b.26-May-1917 San Rafael, Marin Co., CA., d.16-Mar-1962 Alameda Co., CA., m.1940 to: Myra May Hall, b.31-Oct-1918 Piedmont, CA., d.28-May-2003 San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA., 5 children known.
iii. Louisiana Foster Abbott, b.1921 San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA., d.????, m.???? to: Thomas Leaver, b.~1919 d.????, 1 child known.
'Fairhills Feast' - Thanksgiving was a celebratory time for the Foster family, according to Martha Foster Abbot, one of nine children of philanthropist and railroad and banking magnate Arthur W. Foster. Born in 1891 at Fairhills, the family's 180-acre estate in San Rafael, Abbot described a particular Thanksgiving dinner there with 52 family members: "We had long tables that went down between the two parlors, and there were three or four roast turkeys brought on and carved at the table by the girls. For some reason we girls were trained to carve, not the boys. After dinner there was no separation of the men and the women, and maybe some of us went to play billiards."

SOURCE: interview with Martha Kittle Foster-Abbot.
"Fairhills" house was given to her by AW Foster: 200 Forbes Avenue, San Rafael.
"US CENSUS 1930"
Name: Martha F Abbott
Event: Census
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: San Rafael, Marin, California
Gender: Female
Age: 38
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Birthplace: California
Estimated Birth Year: 1892
Immigration Year:
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: California
Enumeration District Number: 0013
Family Number: 14
Sheet Number and Letter: 1B
Line Number: 62
NARA Publication: T626, roll 176
Film Number: 2339911
Digital Folder Number: 4531823
Image Number: 00796
Household Gender Age
Spouse Samuel Abbott M 39
Martha F Abbott F 38
Child Jeanie O Abbott F 14
Child Samuel Abbott M 12
Child Louisiana F Abbott F 9
Marie Peterson F 35
Child James W Peterson M 4
Michael Kasha M 35

SOURCE: US Federal Census, 1930.
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Family links: 
  Arthur William Foster (1850 - 1930)
  Louisiana Scott Foster (1848 - 1938)
  Samuel Leonard Abbott (1890 - 1963)*
  William Anderson Scott Foster (1878 - 1940)*
  Mary Fyffe Foster Kuechler (1879 - 1965)*
  Arthur William Foster (1882 - 1915)*
  Anna Foster Draper (1883 - 1978)*
  Robert Nicholson Foster (1885 - 1914)*
  Louisiana Scott Foster (1887 - 1970)*
  Paul Scott Foster (1889 - 1959)*
  Martha Kittle Foster Abbott (1891 - 1987)
  Benjamin Blackwood Foster (1893 - 1979)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Foster mausoleum.
Mount Tamalpais Cemetery
San Rafael
Marin County
California, USA
Created by: Robert Kuhmann
Record added: Jan 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83222026
Martha Kittle <i>Foster</i> Abbott
Added by: Marin County Genealogical Society
Martha Kittle <i>Foster</i> Abbott
Added by: Robert Kuhmann
Martha Kittle <i>Foster</i> Abbott
Added by: Robert Kuhmann
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- nan vicknair
 Added: Oct. 22, 2014
R.I.P. - the FOSTER-ABBOTT family is connected to mine, via the marriage of Henry Norbury KUECHLER (1876-1957) to your sister, Mary Fyffe FOSTER-KUECHLER. Henry was a 1st-cousin to my maternal Grand-father, Charles Edward Kuechler...
- Robert Kuhmann
 Added: Jan. 10, 2012

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