William Abbe

19 April 1800–15 February 1854 (Age 53)
Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of William

When William Abbe was born on 19 April 1800, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Abel Abbe, was 33 and his mother, Marion Bingham, was 27. He married Olive Green on 18 November 1824, in Orleans, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Linn Township, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died on 15 February 1854, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in San Juan Bautista, San Benito, California, United States.

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William Abbe
Olive Green
Marriage: 18 November 1824
Lucy Abbe
Lois Abbe
Andrew Abbe
Susan Abbe

Spouse and Children


    Olive Green


18 November 1824
Orleans, New York, United States


    Lucy Abbe


    Lois Abbe


    Andrew Abbe


    Susan Abbe


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 2

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Abbey .2 German: from a pet form of the personal name Albrecht ( see Albert ).3 French (Abbé): see Labbe .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Abbe, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Afbe in entry for Augustus Wolcott Afbe, "Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940"
  • William Abbe, "Find A Grave Index"

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