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William Alanson Abbe
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1835
Litchfield
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Dec., 1892, USA

From the book published in 1916 "Abbe -Abbey Genealogy In Memory of John Abbe and his Descendants" by Cleveland Abbe and Joseph Genung Nichols

William Alanson Abbe, b. Aug. 24, 1835 (b in Litchfield CT); d. Dec. (?), 1892.

He was graduated from Harvard and Amherst, studied law but engaged in the smelting business. He resided in New Bedford, Mass., and in Black Hawk, Colo., where he was mayor of the city.

Married (1) March 4, 1875, Helen C. Bourne, b. April 13, 1844 ; d. in Boston, May 8, 1879, daughter of Jonathan and Emily Summers (Howland) Bourne. No children.

Married (2) Feb. 2, 1882, Hannah Tobey Bourne, sister of his first wife, b. in New Bedford, Sept. 10, 1840; d. in Greenwich, Conn., Feb. 11, 1914. No children.

She left large bequests to the 'Jonathan Bourne Scholarship Fund" at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and to St. Luke's Hospital of New Bedford.
 (bio by: Gone Too Soon) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alanson Abbe (1795 - 1864)
  Eliza Woodruff Barnes Abbe (1799 - 1837)
 
 Spouses:
  Hannah Tobey Bourne Abbe (1840 - 1914)
  Helen C. Bourne Abbe (1844 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Payson Abbe (1824 - 1897)*
  Elizabeth Frances Abbe Phipps (1824 - 1896)*
  Frederick Randolph Abbe (1827 - 1889)*
  Burr Reeve Abbe (1830 - 1897)*
  William Alanson Abbe (1835 - 1892)
  Julius Barnes Abbe (1837 - 1837)*
  Benjamin Burgess Abbe (1841 - 1928)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Rural Cemetery
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Snow
 
Created by: Susan Lukesh
Record added: Jun 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91616622
William Alanson Abbe
Added by: Susan Lukesh
 
William Alanson Abbe
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