Daniel Abbot

Daniel Abbot

Birth
Death 7 Nov 1760 (aged 78)
Burial Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 19487781 · View Source
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History of Providence Co RI, Edited by Richard M Bayles-
Re: Abbott Park Providence Co RI:
"Abbott Park is a small park, fronting on Broad street, near Chestnut, and contains a beautiful fountain. It was conveyed in 1746, by Daniel Abbott, to a committee of the Congregational society for public uses but never to be
encumbered with any building."


24th Deputy Governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in office from 1738 to 1740.
Deputy, Speaker of House of Deputies, Clerk of Assembly,

1723, Daniel and wife Mary deeded a plot of land in Providence for establishing a church "in the Presbyterian or Congregational way."
1733, appointed by the Assembly to erect a new jail in Providence of the same size as the one in Kings County.

Sources:
1) History of Providence Co RI, Edited by Richard M Bayles, Re: Abbott Park
Providence Co RI.
2) Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations & Genealogical Dictionary
of Rhode Island by John Osborne Austin, 1887, p. 234-5.
3) History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations by Thomas
Williams Bicknell, 1920.

Parents:
. High Sherriff Daniel Abbott (1632 - 1700)
. Margaret White (1635 - 1717)

Marriage:
. Mary Fenner


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Inscription

"In Memory of the Late Hon. DANIEL ABBOT Esq. Who for some Years was Deputy-Governour of the Colony of Rhode Island and who Departed this Life the 7th Day of November Anno Dom. 1760 in the 78th Year of his Age"


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  • Originally Created by: Superkentman
  • Added: 22 May 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19487781
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Abbot (8 Apr 1682–7 Nov 1760), Find a Grave Memorial no. 19487781, citing North Burial Ground, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Scout (contributor 47319613) .