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Rev William Treen Abbott
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1836
Gravelly Run
Atlantic County
New Jersey, USA
Death: May 27, 1925
Asbury Park
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA

Civil War Union Army Chaplain. He was mustered in as Chaplain of the 23rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry on September 19, 1862. He served the spiritual needs of the regiment through its service during the December 1862 Fredericksburg Campaign and the May 1863 Chancellorsville Campaign. He was honorably mustered out on June 27, 1863. (Paragraph contributed by Russ Dodge.)

Rev. Abbott was educated at the Chester Seminary, joined the New Jersey Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1859, and was assigned to the Columbus Circuit. He retired in 1901 and was one of the two oldest members of the conference at the time of his death. In addition to his Civil War chaplaincy, he served as Chaplain of the New Jersey Department of the Grand Army of the Republic. He was a prominent Mason.

Rev. Abbott was the son of John C. and Ann G. Abbott of Gravelly Run, Atlantic County, NJ. In 1864 he married Rebecca Gilbert of Burlington, NJ. They had two daughters, Kate Morrow and Stella Abbott, and a son, William G. Abbott.

Rev. Abbott was the brother of Sgt. John G. Abbott, Company D, 48th New York State Volunteers, who died of wounds sustained during the assault on Fort Wagner, Morris Island, SC, in 1863. Rev. Abbott was the grandson of John Abbit (Abbott) who served with the Pittsgrove Company of the Salem County, NJ, Militia in the American Revolution. 
 
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 Parents:
  John C. Abbott (1803 - 1891)
  Ann Godfrey Treen Abbott (1812 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Gilbert Abbott (1837 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  Kate Abbott Morrow (1866 - 1931)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Treen Abbott (1836 - 1925)
  John G. Abbott (1838 - 1863)*
  Joseph E. P. Abbott (1840 - 1914)*
  Clark W. Abbott (1842 - 1922)*
  Benjamin T. Abbott (1845 - 1911)*
  Rebecca Abbott (1847 - 1879)*
  Charles T. Abbott (1849 - 1902)*
  Margaret T. Abbott (1852 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
West Long Branch
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: M 157
 
Maintained by: Richard McGeary
Originally Created by: Kat
Record added: Oct 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11938540
Rev William Treen Abbott
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Rev William Treen Abbott
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Rev William Treen Abbott
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