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 Flora Bell <I>Chamberlin</I> Abbott

Flora Bell Chamberlin Abbott

Birth
Wills Valley, DeKalb County, Alabama, USA
Death 20 Aug 1913 (aged 82)
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Memorial ID 54899424 · View Source
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First White Born Among Indians Dies

Mrs. Flora B. Abbott, believed to be the first white child born in the Alabama Indian territory, among the Cherokee tribes, in the early days when missionaries worked among the redskins, died last night in this city at her home, 3844 Randolph street. Mrs. Abbott was the daughter of an American missionary and was born among the Cherokee tribes, where her parents conducted a mission, on July 5 1831. She was born at the foot of Lookout Mountain, Alabama, in what was then one of the wildest sections in the nations.

She was the wife of Lucius M. Abbott, an early businessman of Oakland, and had lived in this city for some time. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Clara Carpenter and Miss May Abbott, and by three sons, Thomas L., Harris and Frank L. Abbott. The funeral will take place from the home of the deceased Saturday morning at 10 o;clock. [Oakland Tribune: 21 Aug 1913]

ABBOTT: In this city, August 20, Flora Bell Abbott, beloved wife of Lucian M. Abbott, loving mother of William L., Harris C., Frank L., and Mae Abbott and Mrs. Clara Carpenter, a native of Lookout Mountain, Ala., aged 82 years 1 month and 13 days.

Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services Saturday August 23, at 10 o'clock a.m. from her late residence, 3844 Randolph avenue. Interment at Evergreen. [Oakland Tribune: 21 Aug 1913]


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 54899424
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Flora Bell Chamberlin Abbott (5 Jul 1831–20 Aug 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54899424, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA ; Maintained by DMLeForce (contributor 47131861) .