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Holker Welch Abbott
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1858
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1930
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

A poet and art connoisseur, Holker Welch Abbott was a leading member of the Copley Society of Boston (known as the Boston Art Students Association from 1876-1901). He was also a member of the Tavern Club, a dining club for wealthy Bostonians founded in 1884. He was portrayed by John Singer Sargent in 1920; the portrait is still owned by the Tavern Club.

His publications include: (with Francis Shaw Sturgis) To Owen Wister. A "Hellion" verse, 15 January, 1904, Boston, 1904; Bear with us; a collection of Tavern club verses ... Anno T.C. XXI, Boston, 1905; The silver wedding of the Bear; a memorial of the celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Tavern Club, 15 January 1909, Boston, 1910; Alice in Wonderland: in eleven scenes, arranged for the Copley Society of Boston, Boston, 1912.

Source: Everitt, Charles B. (ed.), The Tavern Club At One Hundred: 1959-1984, Boston, 1984.
Family links: 
  Josiah Gardner Abbott (1814 - 1891)
  Caroline Livermore Abbott (1814 - 1887)
  Edward Gardner Abbott (1840 - 1862)*
  Henry Livermore Abbott (1842 - 1864)*
  Fletcher Morton Abbott (1843 - 1925)*
  William Stackpole Abbott (1844 - 1846)*
  Samuel Appleton Brown Abbott (1846 - 1931)*
  Sarah Abbott Fay (1850 - 1933)*
  Franklin Pierce Abbott (1852 - 1923)*
  Arthur St. Loe Abbott (1853 - 1863)*
  Grafton St. Loe Abbott (1856 - 1915)*
  Holker Welch Abbott (1858 - 1930)
*Calculated relationship
Holker Welch Abbott
Son of
Caroline Livermore
Josiah Gardner Abbott
Born in Lowell
Feb 28, 1858
Died at Wellesley Hills
April 30, 1930
Saint Marys Cemetery
Newton Lower Falls
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Lot 21, Section II
Created by: Charlie Morgan
Record added: Jan 06, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103177218
Holker Welch Abbott
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Holker Welch Abbott
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Holker Welch Abbott
Added by: Charlie Morgan
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