Frank Ambrose Abbott

Frank Ambrose Abbott

Birth
Provincetown, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 3 Feb 1959 (aged 72)
Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 94949904 · View Source
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THE BOSTON GLOBE
4 Feb 1959
FRANK ABBOTT, 74, DIES; NANTUCKET'S LAST CRIER
NANTUCKET-Feb 3 AP-Frank Abbott, 74, last of the Nantucket Town Criers, died at a hospital here last night. He had been in a convalescent home for the past six years. Mr. Abbott was known to countless Summer visitors for his daily appearances in the business and residential districts. he wore a top hat and frock coat. He called the news of the day and and announced coming events, meanwhile ringing a handbell. each Christmas season he played the role of Santa Claus for island children. Mr. Abbott was born in Provincetown.

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  • Maintained by: C. Eileen Dodge
  • Originally Created by: Susan Connelly
  • Added: 7 Aug 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 94949904
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Ambrose Abbott (21 Apr 1886–3 Feb 1959), Find a Grave Memorial no. 94949904, citing Saint Mary's Cemetery, Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by C. Eileen Dodge (contributor 47156099) .