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Birth: Apr. 12, 1818
Shokan
Ulster County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1879
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

HORATIO GATES ABBEY, son of David and Nancy (Farnham) Abbey, born April 12, 1818, at Olive, Ulster County, N. Y.; died in New York City, September 27, 1879. He was a college graduate and teacher and an excellent musician. In 1845 Union College conferred upon him the honorary degree of Bachelor of Arts. He published several books.

Married (1) in Geneva, N. Y., June 1, 1840, NANCY MARIA YOUNG, born in Geneva, December 17, 1816, daughter of Aaron and Electa (Doty) Young.

Married (2) April 27, 1863, CORDELIA BURT, born October 16, 1830; died November 29, 1895.

Children by first wife
1 - Charles Augustus Abbey, b. April 28, 1841; m. Pamela Cathrina Hjousbery.
2 - Lyman Cobb Abbey, b. Oct. 18, 1845, in Geneva; d. Jan. 29, 1859, in Rondout, N. Y.
3 - William Chester Abbey, b. Jan. 5, 1850, in Brooklyn, N. Y. William married 1st Apr 1885 to Alice Munnerlyn and 2nd on Oct 17, 1888 to Elizabeth Dozier.

Children by second wife
1 - Gertrude Howard Abbey, b. March 1, 1864; resides in Brooklyn.
2 - Bessie Burt Abbey, b. Sept. 5, 1868 ; d. July 27, 1870.
(From the book published in 1916 "Abbe -Abbey Genealogy In Memory of John Abbe and his Descendants" by Cleveland Abbe and Joseph Genung Nichols) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Abbey (1779 - 1863)
  Nancy Farnham Abbey (1784 - 1855)
 
 Spouses:
  Cordelia Burt Abbey (1830 - 1895)
  Nancy Maria Young Abbey (1816 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Gertrude L. Reynolds (____ - 1936)*
  Charles Augustus Abbey (1841 - 1919)*
  Lyman Cobb Abbey (1845 - 1859)*
  William Chester Abbey (1850 - 1924)*
  Gertrude Howard Abbey Reynolds (1864 - 1928)*
  Bessie Burt Abbey (1868 - 1870)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lucinda Abbey Smith (1808 - 1887)*
  Sarah Abbey North (1811 - 1865)*
  David Avery Abbey (1813 - 1865)*
  Tyler Hovey Abbey (1815 - 1895)*
  Horatio Gates Abbey (1818 - 1879)
  Alonzo Judson Abbey (1825 - 1887)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Warwick Cemetery
Warwick
Orange County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Gone Too Soon
Originally Created by: Dave Francis
Record added: Oct 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30512290
Horatio Gates Abbey
Added by: Dave Francis
 
Horatio Gates Abbey
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