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Gen Frederic Vaughan Abbot

Gen Frederic Vaughan Abbot

Birth
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 26 Sep 1928 (aged 70)
Nonquitt, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Fuchsia Path, Lot 3705
Memorial ID 120767107 · View Source
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Abbot, Frederic Vaughan, March 4, 1858 born at Cambridge, Mass., son of Henry L. and Mary S. Everett Abbot; June 13, 1879 graduated from West Point (1/67) and appointed 2ndlt., Corps of Engineers; harbor and river improvements including St. Croix River in Minnesota; June 17, 1881 1stlt. Oct. 15, 1885 married Sara J. Dehon at Charleston, S. C. July 22, 1888 capt. 1889-1890 in charge of various works of river and harbor improvements in North and South Carolina and removal of wrecks, defensive works at Fts. Moultrie, Sumter and John-son and Castle Pickney; designed and built mortar battery for 16 breech-loading mortars and fired latter to test emplacements, designed and built three emplacements for 10-inch rifles on disappearing carriages both mortar and ten-inch batteries being on Sullivan's Island, Charles-ton, S. C. harbor; 1890-Sept. 15, 1897 in charge of torpedo material for Charleston defense; Nov. 13, 1894-June 3, 1896 member of civil and military board on Brunswick, Ga. harbor; Dec. 31, 1895-Oct. 9, 1897 lighthouse engineer at 6th Lighthouse District extending from mouth of Cape Fear River, N. C. to Jupiter Inlet, Fla. 1897-1900 district engineer at St. Paul, Minn. from Sept. 18, 1897 in charge of river improvements in Wisconsin and Minnesota; July 5, 1898 maj. Aug. 2-Oct. 24, 1898 in temporary charge of Sioux City District of Missouri River improvements; Sept. 9, 1906 ltcol. June 24, 1909 col. Aug. 5, 1917 briggen. (wartime rank); May 10, 1920 retired for disability as col. Sept. 26, 1928 died in Massachusetts. Oct. 28, 1928 his widow Sara Abbot applied for a pension while living in District of Columbia; Children: Marion B. Abbot and twin Elinor R. Abbot, Dec. 8, 1885 born at Georgetown, D. C. and Henry D. Abbot, April 21, 1891 born at Charleston, S. C.
Sources: History of the Town of Wilton, Hillsborough County, N. H. by Abiel Abbot Livermore and Sewell Putnam, Lowell, Mass., 1888; Heitman: Register of U. S. Army 1789-1903; USMA: Register of Graduates & Former Cadets, 2000 ed; Pension Index


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Frederic Vaughan Abbot
Brigadier General
United States Army
1858 - 1928
Son of Henry L Abbot &
Beloved Husband of Husband of
Sara Julie Dehon Abbot
"To Know Him Is To Love Him"
FATHER / MOTHER


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  • Created by: Stan Arnold
  • Added: 24 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 120767107
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Frederic Vaughan Abbot (4 Mar 1858–26 Sep 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 120767107, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Stan Arnold (contributor 48121400) .