Biography of Joseph J. Abbott
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





Abbott, Joseph J., was born in Amsterdam in 1834. He learned the business of. wagon and carriage building in Pittstown, and started in business in 1860. He came to Lansingburgh in 1871, where he started in business for himself, engaging in the manufacture of carriages. Mr. Abbott employs power in his business and does all parts of the work, not employing any of the common machine parts in his business at all. His work has a reputation all through the vicinity. He married Helen Ives, by whom six children have been born: Josephine, Jennie L., F. Van Celia, William J., Charles H., and Bertha.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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