|Birth: ||Sep. 15, 1888|
|Death: ||Sep. 1, 1988|
Graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis.
Son of James Lloyd Abbot Jr. and Amelia Lyon (Ross) Abbot; grandson of J.L. and Amanda (Blake) Abbot, Maj. William Henry Ross and Mary Amanda (Lyon) Ross.
His great-grandfather Francis Strother Lyon succeeded his own uncle Col. George Strother Gaines as the head of the Alabama Banking System. Another uncle was Gen. Edmund Pendleton Gaines.
Capt. Abbot resigned from the Navy in 1915 to return home and run the family business, the Abbots' Sunnyvale Nurseries.
He married Helen Buck Taylor, daughter of Mobile mayor Richard Vipon and Helen (Buck) Taylor. Died in the east wing of the Roberts-Taylor house, 910 Government Street, two weeks before his 100th birthday.
James Lloyd Abbot (1852 - 1905)
Amelia Lyon Ross Abbot (1854 - 1926)
Helen Buck Taylor Abbot (1891 - 1975)
Helen Taylor Abbot (1913 - 2003)*
James Lloyd Abbot (1918 - 2012)*
Amelia Lyon Abbot (1929 - 1929)*
Parkman Blake Abbot (1882 - 1882)*
Serena Lyon Abbot Moore (1885 - 1972)*
James Lloyd Abbot (1888 - 1988)
Created by: Ray
Record added: Nov 25, 2009
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Added: Jan. 3, 2017
I "met" this man, from the 1912 US Naval academy yearbook "Lucky Bag". He was a three-striper at the academy, which I have found usually means a young man who has quite a career ahead of him. That is, if he lives long enough. So, I was very surprised to...(Read more)|
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