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Capt George Mason Abbey

Birth
Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 12 Nov 1889 (aged 56)
Mount Vernon, Skagit County, Washington, USA
Burial Mount Vernon, Skagit County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 49060592 · View Source
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Abbey, George Mason of Belchertown, Mass. April 2, 1833 born at Amherst, Mass., son of George and Hannah Gay Abbey; mechanic; April 21, 1858 married Sarah A. Rams dell (Nov. 5, 1838 born at Belchertown-Feb. 3, 1910 died at Anacortes, Wash.) at Belchertown; Oct. 8, 1861 sgt., Co. F, 31st Mass. Infantry Rgt. no date 1stsgt. Sept. 23, 1863 discharged for promotion at ft. Pike, La. and commissioned capt., 91st U. S. Colored Infantry Rgt. July 7, 1864 discharged when regiment consolidated with 74th U. S. Colored Infantry Rgt. member and post commander of GAR Post #97 (E. J. Griggs) at Belchertown; 1870 and 1880 carpenter at Belchertown; Nov. 12, 1889 died in Skagit County, Wash. and buried in IOOF Cemetery at Mt. Vernon, Wash. Jan. 24, 1891 his widow Sarah A. Abbey (c.1839 born in Massachusetts) applied for a pension (application #495092/certificate #441799) while living in Washington

Children: George F. or Frederick G. Abbey, Oct. 15, 1859 born at Pelham, Mass.-March 1949 died at Anacortes, Wash. Lewis or Louis M. Abbey, May 28, 1861 born in Massachusetts; William H. Abbey, Aug. 1, 1865 born at Winchendon, Mass. Grace L Abbey, May 5, 1867 born in Massachusetts; Horace E. Abbey, Jan. 2, 1870 born at Belchertown-Dec. 15, 1879 died Belchertown; Alice M. or N. Abbey, April 2, 1872 born at Belchertown; John G. Abbey, March 18, 1874 born in Massachusetts-May 9, 1902 died at Phoenix, Ariz. Sarah F. Abbey, Nov. 29, 1875 born in Massachusetts; Charlotte G. Abbey, March 11, 1879 born at Belchertown-Oct. 21, 1946 died at Bellingham, Wash. (CW Soldiers & Sailors System lists him serving in Co. A, 74th U. S. Colored Infantry Rgt.)
Sources: Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the Civil War; GAR Dept of Massachusetts 1866-1947 (Sargent); Index to Compiled Military Service Records; 1870-1880 U. S. Census; Pension Index



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  • Created by: John Heseltine
  • Added: 4 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49060592
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt George Mason Abbey (2 Apr 1833–12 Nov 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49060592, citing Mount Vernon Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Skagit County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by John Heseltine (contributor 47064488) .