|Death: ||Dec. 26, 1907|
Rhode Island, USA
Abbot, Charles Wheaton
Purser, 2 September, 1856. Pay Inspector, 3 March, 1871. Pay Director, 3 July, 1871. Retired List, 18 November, 1891. 78 Yrs 1 Month 8 Days
Pension Records show service on board USS Falmouth, USS St Lawrence, USS Mohican, USS Pawnee, USS Brooklyn, USS Susquehanna and USS Contoocook,
Abbot or Abbott, Charles Wheaton, Nov. 18, 1829 born in Rhode Island, son of Joel and Laura Wheaton Abbot; Sept. 2, 1856 purser, U. S. Navy; Sept. 25, 1856 married Ann F. Smith (c.1829 born in Rhode Island) at Boston, Mass. 1857 assigned to sloop of war USS Falmouth; 1859 assigned to frigate USS St. Lawrence; Oct. 13, 1859-April 2, 1860 served aboard sloop of war USS Mohican; 1860 lived at Bristol, R. I. Sept. 13, `860-Oct. 7, 1861 assigned to sloop-of-war USS Pawnee; Nov. 30, 1861-Sept. 16, 1863 assigned to screw sloop USS Brooklyn; 1864-1866 serving at Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. Jan. 10, 1867-Jan. 9, 1868 served aboard steam frigate USS Susquehanna; March-April 1868 served aboard screw sloop of war USS Contoocook and fleet paymaster of North Atlantic Squadron; 1870 U. S. Navy paymas-ter at Warren, R. I. March 3, 1871 pay inspector; July 3, 1871 pay director; 1880 lived at Boston, Mass. 1880 lived at Boston, Mass. Nov. 18, 1891 retired; Dec. 20, 1906 promoted radm. on retired list; Dec. 26, 1907 died of endocarditis at Warren, R. I. Children: Annie F. Abbott, July 1857 born in Rhode Island; Charles W. Abbot, Jr., June or July 8, 1860 born at Warren, R. I.
son Abbot or Abbott, Jr., Charles Wheaton, June or July 8, 1860 born at Warren, R. I., son of Charles W. and Ann F. Smith Abbot; Feb. 16, 1881 2ndlt., 12th U. S. Infantry Rgt. June 5, 1884 married Marcia Ransom at Norwich, Conn. Sept. 1, 1887 1stlt. May 13, 1889-May 13, 1893 regimental adjutant; April 26, 1898 capt. May 10, 1898 col., 1st R. I. Infantry Rgt. March 30, 1899 mo of volunteers. 1900 acting assistant quartermaster at Madison Barracks, N. Y. 1910 living at Warren, R. I. 1920 insurance agent at Bristol, R. I. Children: Ransom W. Abbott 1885–1886; Grace Abbott 1895 born
Sources: Heitman; Civil War Naval Widow Pension application; 1870 & 1880 US Census
U.S. Navy Pensions Index, 1861-1910about Charles Abbot
Name: Charles Abbot
Pension Approval: Disapproved
File Number: 36220
Certification Number: 47946
Fiche Number: 9818
Name: Charles Wheaton Abbot
Birth - Death: 1829-1907
Who Was Who in America. A component volume of Who's Who in American History. Volume 1, 1897-1942. Chicago: A.N. Marquis Co., 1943. (WhAm 1)
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