Bertie W Abbott

Male22 February 1871–25 July 1887

Brief Life History of Bertie W

When Bertie W Abbott was born on 22 February 1871, in Barton, Orleans, Vermont, United States, his father, George William Abbott, was 32 and his mother, Elvira L Stanford, was 23. He died on 25 July 1887, in Barton, Orleans, Vermont, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Barton, Orleans, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Abbott
1838–1903
Elvira L Stanford
1847–1938
Bertie W Abbott
1871–1887
Olin Chapman Abbott
1877–1913
Mamie E Abbott
1879–1884

Sources (10)

  • Bert W Abbott in household of George Abbott, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bertie Abbott, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Burt W Abbott, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 5

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English abbod, abbot(t), abbat ‘abbot’ (Old English abbod) or Old French abet ‘priest’. Both the Old English and the Old French term are derived from Late Latin abbas (genitive abbatis) ‘priest’, from Greek abbas, from Aramaic aba ‘father’. The nickname was presumably a joking reference to a person's behaviour. In the US, the English name is also sometimes a translation of a cognate or equivalent European name, e.g. Italian Abate , Spanish Abad , or German Abt .

History: George Abbot from Yorkshire, England, settled in Andover, MA, in 1640; he had numerous prominent descendants. George Abbott (probably not the same man) died in Rowley, MA, in 1647. Another early migrant was James Abbott, who came from Somerset, England, to Long Island, NY, in the 17th century.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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