118 Infantry Regiment
He was son of John and Harriet Bostwick Croff.
Prominent in business at Malone, first as an expert painter/decorator, taking large contracts for the interior finishing of hotels, other businessess or private residences and later he was a furniture dealer. He was sought by many in the northern New York area. Known as industrious he also farmed, growing hops.
The last home of Abner and Augusta was at 60 Park where he used his expertise to make it one of the finest homes in Malone. There was attention to detail and the home also had a cement basement.
He died of pneumonia in his 79th year.
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