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ABBOTT, James H., 11 Sep 1812 - 28 Oct 1835. Born Andover, Mass., died at Jackson College, aged 23. "Sacred to the memory of James H. Abbott, born in Andover Mass., Sept 11th 1812. Died at Jackson Coll. Oct 28th 1835. aged 23. A pious friend a brother dear. Admired & loved is buried here. We ........".
Two death notices recorded in Tennessee papers dated 13 Nov 1835 give us the information that he was a chemistry professor at Jackson College:
Departed this life on the 28th October, Mr. James H. Abbot, instructor in Chemistry and the preparatory department in Jackson College, Maury county, Tennessee. Resolutions approbatory of his virtue and moral worth, and expressive of their deep regret for his untimely death, were passed by the students of that institution on the 29th ult. 
JAMES H. ABBOTT, instructor in chemistry in Jackson College died Oct. 28, 1835. He died on 28 Oct 1835. 
He was laid to rest in the neighboring cemetery.
Photo & info by Wayne Austin 10-11-03. Updated information by Rick Gray 9-14-04