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William McClanahan Abbott

Alabama > Mississippi

The second son of Daniel Abbett, was born ca 1795 in either VA or SC; d. 15 May 1856 (source of date undetermined), probably Neshoba Co., MS; married 13 Dec 1820, Shelby Co, AL to Francis "Fannie" Tubb(s), b. ca 1798**, SC (possibly Pendleton Co.; her parents were George Tubbs & possibly Jane Walton);

~ Mary McClanahan Abbott, b. 11 Apr 1822, AL; d. 1908 (after 17 Mar), OK; m. 21 Dec 1841, Perry Co., AL to Abner Cemp Curb (b. 14 Feb 1824; d. 13 Feb 1894)

~ Rev.  James S. Abbott, b. ca 1824, AL; d. bef 1900, TX; m. 26 May 1858, Wilcox Co., AL to widow Mary C. Parks Seltzer (b. May 1834, AL [poss Wilcox Co.] to Rev. Levi Parks & Martha Riddle; d. aft 1905, TX)

~ Rev. William J. Abbott, b. 25 Nov 1826, AL; wife Martha

~ Joseph Wiley Abbott, b. 13 May 1845, Perry Co, AL; d. 2 Nov 1916, Lockhart, Caldwell Co, TX; m. 25 Apr 1869, Thompsonville, Gonzales Co, TX to Levi M.E. Seltzer, b. 2 Aug 1853, Wilcox Co., AL (daughter of Levi H. and Mary C. Parks Seltzer; d. 2 Jul 1930, Lockhart)

Not confirmed but probable children of William and Fannie were;

~ Nancy Jane Abbott, b. ca 1827, AL; m. 27 Jan 1851, Perry Co., to Rev George Washington Everett (widower)

~ Benjamin, b. ca 1842, Alabama; d. between 1892 and 1900, probably Arkansas; his wife was Mahalia Susana Williams, daughter of Dixon Williams and Mary Faber; Benjamin & Mahala were listed in the household of William J. (above) and Martha Abbott during the 1870 census, Liverpool, Brazoria, TX

**1860 Census - Page 39, lines 5-7, Neshoba Co., MS



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