Kit Carson County, Colorado
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William and Sally (Hovey) Abbott, son Willie H. and Sarah(Dubois) Abbott   , Burlington
 




Sally Hovey, per one tree, born May 9, 1822 in Wyoming County, New York, married William Ab bott in Buffalo, New York May 4, 1854.
She was in Wyoming County in 1850, age 25, with Josiah 64, Sally 62, Amanda 37, and Marian 13.

In 1860 Woodford County, Illinois, William Abbott is 34, Sally 34, Agnes 5, Athur J. 3, and William H. N. 1.
There's an Agnes Sheer Abbott buried in Woodford County, # 31601128.

In 1870 Woodford County, William Abbott is a carpenter, 41, Sallie 44, Albert 13, and William 12.

William Abbott proved up 80 acres in Saline County, Nebraska in 1880.
Arthur F. Abbott proved up 80 acres in Saline County in 1878, but he's not the brother of William. Arthur's father Daniel L. Abbott proved up 80 acres in the same township in 1878. (This one was a Methodist minister from Pennsylvania)

In 1880 Saline County, Nebraska, William Abbott is 52, farming, Sally 57, with Wm H. 20.
Louis Hovey, 68, born in New York is a boarder.

W.H. Abbott married Sarah Dubois in Saline County, Nebraska on October 4, 1885.

In 1900 Saline County, Nebraska, William Abbott is farming, born Nov 1827 in England, immigrating in 1849. Sally May 1823 New York, and son A.J. Dec 1 856 Illinois. Sally has had three kids, two living.
Next household is W. H. Abbott, farming, born July 1859 Illinois, married 14 years to Sarah April 1867 Iowa. Edith Feb 1888, Aarthur June 1889, Benjiman Dec 1890, Sally June 1891, Charles March 1893, Clifford March 1895, Hovey Feb 1896, and Chester Jan 1899.

Willie timber-claimed a quarter in 3, 7S 42W in 1901.

William Abbott 1827-1907 is buried in Burlington, Colorado # 88484518.

A baby son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Abbott died march 24, 1907, and is buried in Burlington # 88483836.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Willie H. Abbott is a retail merchant, 49, born in Illinois, married 24 years to Sarah L. 42 Iowa. They have Edith C. 23, Arthur 21, Benjiman 20, Lilly A. 19, Charles W. 17, Clifford C. 15, Korey J. 13, Chester M. 11, Jess 9, all born in Nebraska, Lizzie 6 and Delivan 4 born in Colorado.
Next household is Arthur J. Abbott, a farm laborer, 52 Illinois with his mother Sallie 86 widowed born in New York.

In 1911 Kit Carson County, Sally Abbott, executrix of the estate of William Abbott, deceased, applied to settle his estate.
Sally Abbott 1823-1915 is buried in Burlington, # 88484464.


In 1920 Burlington, William is a lumber merchant, 63, born in Wales immigrating in 1862....
Sarah E. is 54, Edith C. 32, Charles 28 widowed works in the assessor's office, Clifford 24 a cement worker married, Chester A. 25 and, Jessie J. 18 work in the lumberyard, Rose E. 15, Delearan D. 13, Arvie May born in Kansas, 25 - probably Charles' wife, with Lawrence 5.

William Henry Abbott, 1859-1929 is buried in Glendale, California # 85458910, with Sarah Elizabeth (Dubois) Abbott 1867-1941.

Sarah was in Los Angeles County in 1940, 82, and Edith 53, Chester 43 a deliveryman, and Dell 35 a gardner are with her.
Lillian Abbott of Burlington was a teacher in Kit Carson School District # 51 in 1910.

Charles William Abbott 1893-1963 is buried in Altadena, California.
Chester Howard Abbott 1899-1965 is also buried in Altadena.
Hovey Josia Abbott 1896-1976 is buried in Burlington # 88484234.
Edith C. Abbott - February 1, 1887- April 28, 1964 died in Los Angles County, mother's maiden name Dubois.

In 1920 Burlington, Arthur is a lumber dealer 32, married to Juanita 26, with Ronald 6, Glenn 5, Clair 5 and Evelyn 2.
In 1930 Arthur and Juanita are in Glendora, California, where he is a carpenter. Ronald is 16, Glen 15, Claire 14, Evelyn 12, and Louise 10.
In 1940 Arthur, a carpenter, and Juanita are alone.

Arthur O. Abbott 1888-1966 is buried in Glendora, California # 73327649.
Claire William Abbott 1915-2003 is buried in Benton County, Washington # 8143476 "Son of Arthur Otis and Juanita Geneva (Martin( Abbott.
Evelyn Marie Early was born Jun 14, 1917 in Burlington to Aurhur O. Abbott and Juanita G. Martin, dying October 27, 2000.
In 1940 Los Angeles County, she's 22, living with her sister Louise Torrey 20 and her familoy. Evelyn has Roger 2 and Carolyn 1.
Roger 1937-2003 is buried in San Luis Obispo County # 108719939.
Louise Elanor Torrey, last residence Los Angeles COunty, born Feb 20,. 1920, died Nov 3, 2007.

Delvan D. Abbott married Agnes Elizabeth Leverentz age 36, on January 31, 1941 in Los Angles County.

Chester O. Abbott passed from this life on Tuesday, September 14, 2009 in Stratton, Colorado. He was 72 years old.

Chester was born on February 11, 1937 to Hovey J. Abbott and Murney L. Dykes Abbott in Burlington, Colorado. He attended and graduated from the Burlington School. Later he joined and honorably served in the US Army.

Chester worked in many job fields including auto mechanics and irrigation. He is fondly remembered as a “jack of all trades� that willingly helped many in the Kit Carson County area.

He was preceded in death by his parents Hovey and Murney Abbott; three brothers: Josia "Joe" Abbott, William "Ed" Abbott, and Francis Abbott; and two sisters Evelyn (Abbott) Schaal and Murney Abbott.

Chester is survived by one brother Hovey Abbott and one sister Sarah Abbott both of Burlington; four children: Lora (Abbott) King of Emporia, VA, Patrick Abbott of Wyoming, Kelly Abbott of Emporia, VA, and Robin (Abbott) Partridge of Richmond, VA; six grandchildren Teresa, Jerritt, Zachary, Abigail, and Nathaniel King of Emporia, VA and David Partridge of Richmond, VA, as well as numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and friends.

Funeral services for Chester were held on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 1:30 PM at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington with President Scott Angelos officiating. Burial with military honors was held in the Fairview Cemetery in Burlington. Visitation was held on Monday, September, 21, 2009 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Love Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made in Chester's name to the Burlington VFW and may be left at or sent to the Love Funeral Home in Burlington.

Leonard 1889-1966 is buried in Burlington # 88484306, with Eunice 1892-1972.
Emma E. Abbott 1892-1915 is buried in Burlington # 88484008.


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