John Randolph Abbe

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John Randolph Abbe

  • Birth 12 Jul 1833 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 17 Apr 1904 Willimantic, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 46319670

aged 70

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

JOHN RANDOLPH ABBE, son of Moses Cleveland and Talitha (Waldo) Abbe, born at New Boston, Conn., July 12, 1833; died April 17, 1904; buried at Windham.
He resided in Providence, R. I., and in Windham; was a machinist and engineer.

Married (1) in Franklin, Conn., May 10, 1857, LUCY ELLEN AVERY, born January 22, 1834, at Franklin, daughter of Austin and Marv (Peters) Avery; died May 25, 1860.
Married (2) in Windham, December 28, 1861, JOSEPHINE LOUISE ROBBINS, born March 18, 1844, in Windham, daughter of John Williams and Ann Eliza (Welles) Robbins of Hampton, Conn.

Child by first wife:
Charles Smith Abbe, b. May 23, 1859, in South Windham, Conn. ; resides in Darien, Conn. Mr. Abbe is an artist and also an actor of sterling merit, par excellence a comedian, although he sometimes plays roles of a serious nature. Among his successes is the title role in "Charley's Aunt." Married in Boston, June 15, 1888, Emilie A. Bruce, b. April 1, 1862, in Hillsboro, N. H., daughter of James H. Appleton and Alvira (Hoyt) Bruce.

Children :
i. Ruth, b. June 22, 1889, in Boston, m. June 22, 1907, at New Rochelle, N. Y., Harold St. John Morehouse, b. 1886, son of Alfred and Annie Betts (Chichester) Morehouse, and has a daughter Mary, b. March 30, 1910;
ii. Olive, b. March 6, 1891, in Boston, m. April 21, 1909, Alvah DeWitt Mead of Stamford, Conn., son of Alvah D and Mary M. (Scofield) Mead, has a daughter, Vera, b. June 12, 1910, in Darien.
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  • Created by: John Beckstein
  • Added: 4 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46319670
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Randolph Abbe (12 Jul 1833–17 Apr 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46319670, citing Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by John Beckstein (contributor 46939506) .