|Birth: ||Dec. 23, 1809|
|Death: ||Jul. 31, 1891|
Rachel Abbott's maiden name also recorded as "Shelby".
Husband - Reuben Abbott, born in Ohio 1807 or 1810.
She married Reuben Abbott on May 6, 1835 in Macon Co., Illinois. Marriage records they are listed as Reuben Alcott and Rachel Selby.
Reuben and Rachel Abbott lived in Illinois where some of their children were born before moving to Missouri.
1850 and 1860 census - Abbott family living in Schuyler Co., Missouri.
Her husband Reuben Abbott died sometime after the 1860 census but before 1880. 1880 census Rachel is listed as a widow and living with her son-in-law & daughter Joseph & Lucinda Ryun - Fabius Twp., Schuyler Co., Missouri.
Reuben's place of burial is unknown.
Rachel moved with her son Nathaniel to Fillmore Co., Nebraska in 1885.
Chelsea Cemetery Records:
ABBOTT Rachel - Born Dec. 1809
Died July 31, 1891 Age 82 yrs., 8 mo.
Mother of Nathaniel and William M. Abbott.
Nathaniel Abbott (1837 - 1923)*
William M. Abbott (1840 - 1931)*
Joshua Abbott (1844 - 1920)*
Martha Abbott Lawrence (1844 - 1917)*
Rebecca Jane Abbott McVey (1851 - 1920)*
Lucinda Abbott Ryan (1854 - 1912)*
Rachel Abbott Horton (1860 - 1931)*
Created by: CMR
Record added: Jul 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93198135
4X Great Grandmother|
Added: May. 22, 2013