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Harris O “Harry” Abbott

  • Birth 19 Jan 1861 Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 21 Aug 1944 Brentwood, Contra Costa County, California, USA
  • Burial Brentwood, Contra Costa County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 63701031


Services For Area Man
Was Native of Indian Territory

Harry O. Abbott, 83 years old and for the past 26 years engaged in farming in the Brentwood area, died at his home in that communitry at 3 o'clock this morning after a week's illness.

Born in the Cherokee Indian territory, Fairmont Mission, in 1861, he came to California in 1884 and to the Brentwood section in 1918 where he emerged in both farming and fruit raising. Although blind for the past 15 years, Mr. Abbott was able to carry on many activities about his home and was in good health until a week ago.

He was preceeded in death by his wife who died in October of last year. Surviving him are two sons, Fred R. Abbott and Carl S. Abbott, both of Brentwood; a sister, Mae H. Abbott of Pasadena and a brother Frank L. Abbott of Grass Valley.

Two grandsons, both in the service, Lieutenant Fred. I Abbott, now is China, and Pvt. Leslie K. Abbott, in Texas, as well as two granddaughters, Mrs. Jane A. Curlee, Mather Field, Sacramento, and Mary Jean Abbott, of Brentwood, also survive him.

Services will be held Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock at Shaffer's Funeral parlors and interment will follow at Union Cemetery.

Published Monday, August 21, 1944
Antioch Ledger, Calif.

Family Members

Gravesite Details 9/29/2016 request to link to parents Lucius & Flora, by David Benson member #49052218. 1/21/2017 request to change name to Harris, add nickname Harry by DMLeForce member # 47131861.





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  • Added: 3 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63701031
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Harris O “Harry” Abbott (19 Jan 1861–21 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63701031, citing Union Cemetery, Brentwood, Contra Costa County, California, USA ; Maintained by Bella (contributor 46561101) .