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John D. Abbott
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Birth: May 29, 1864
Steele County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1890
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA

John Abbott was the youngest of four children born to Martin Luther Abbott & Sarah W. Taylor.
According to the New Hampshire Marriage Records Index, Martin L. Abbott and Sarah W. Taylor were both born in Sanbornton, Belknap, NH.
Martin married Sarah W. Taylor on Jun. 26, 1856 in Sanbornton, Belknap, NH.

Martin and Sarah's children were:
1) Martha Ann Abbott, b. Aug. 2, 1857 in Medford, Steele, MN.
2) Mary H. Abbott, b. Apr. 1859 in Medford, Steele, MN.
3) William Taylor Abbott, b. Jan. 09, 1862 in Medford, Steele, MN.
4) John D. Abbott, b. May 29, 1864 in Medford, Steele, MN.

Faribault Republican - Mar. 12, 1890
The Remains of John D. Abbott, brother of William T. Abbott, formerly of this place, arrived here last night, accompanied by W. T. (William Taylor) Abbott. Funeral service this afternoon at the residence of DR. Beeman. The deceased was 23 years of age and died at Omaha, March 6th, of cerebral apoplexy in two days sickness. He was a young man of good business abilities and highly respected by those who knew him.

In the 1860 U.S. census, John hadn't yet been born. His 28 yr. old father, M. L. Abbott, a farmer, b. abt. 1832 in NH., was living in Medford, Steele, MN. with John's
25 yr. old mother, Sarah W. Abbott, b. in NH.
3 yr. old sister, Martha N. Abbott, b. in MN.
1 yr.old sister, Mary Abbott, b. in MN. and
58 yr. old grandmother, Lois Abbott, b. in NH.
*Note: Lois died almost a year before her grandson, John, was born. She is buried in the same cemetery as John.

According to the 1870 U.S. census, 3 yr. old John Abbott, b. in MN. was living in District 2, Cumberland, TN. (Post Office: Pleasant Hill) with his
37 yr. old father, Martin L. Abbott, a farmer, b. in NH.
35 yr. old mother, Sarah W. Abbott, b. in NH.
12 yr. old sister, Martha A. Abbott, helping at home, b. in MN.
10 yr. old sister, Mary H. Abbott, b. in MN.
8 yr. old William T. Abbott, b. in MN.
20 yr. old William Whitaker, a farm laborer, b. in TN.
21 yr. old July A. Ensign, a school teacher, b. in CT.

In the 1880 U.S. census, 13 yr. old John Abbott, b. abt. 1867 in MN., was living in District 12, Rhea, TN. with his
46 yr. old father, Martin Abbott, a farmer, b. in NH
21 yr. old sister, Mary Abbott, b. in MN.
45 yr. old mother, Sarah Abbott, b. in NH
18 yr. old brother, William Abbott, a laborer, b. in MN.
Both Martin and Sarah's parents were born in NH.

By the 1910 U.S. census, John's parents, 77 yr. old Martin & 75 yr. old Sarah were living in Pomona, L.A., CA. with John's married sister, Martha Powell, Martha's husband, John and daughter, Mary.
John's mother was listed as having had four children, only two of whom were alive by this census.

Riverside Cemetery
Steele County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Chloe
Record added: May 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70022207

- Chloe
 Added: May. 31, 2011

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