Biography of Rev. Henry Crounce Abbott
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Abbott, Rev. Henry Crounce, M. A., Potsdam, born in the town of Gallopville, Schohrie county, November 23, 1830, a son of Henry, who was a farmer and native of Schoharie county. Subject was only four years old when his parents moved to Clay, Onondaga county, where Henry received his education. He afterward attended Falley Seminary at Fulton, from which he graduated in 1854. In 1855 he entered Wesleyan University at Middletown, graduating with the degree A. B. in 1859, and immediately eatered the conference of the M. H. church. His first charge was at New London, Oneida county, N. Y., where he was located for one year, and has since been located at Constantia, Florence, Sandy Creek, Rodman, Turin, Butler, Fleming. Hannibal, Heuvelton, Buck's Bridge, Massena, Black River, Hermon, Butler Centre, Norfolk, Lisbon, and was appointed in 1892 agent for the St. Lawrence County Bible Society, and is serving his second term. He has been twice married. His first wife was Mary Fletcher, daughter of Rev. Thomas Newman of the New York Conference. Mrs. Abbott died February 2, 1874, and he married second, in 1877, Leonora Norton, of Canton, He is the father of seven children: George Irving, a general clerk in Kingsford Foundry at Oswego; Anna Laura, wife of Hugh Flack, a leading clerk in Manchester, R. I.; Grace Mary, of the town of Van Buren, Onondaga county; Dora Norton, Leon Charles, Lou. Doucolion, and Lena Newman, students of Norwood Academy, Mr. Abbott is a staunch Prohibitionist.


FROM:
Our County and it's people
A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894


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