John Abbott Family Genealogy

John Abbott & Emma Mason


Born: Mar 31, 1802 Hull, County of York, England
Died: Dec 29, 1884 Illinois - Age 85 - Obituary - Find A Grave Memorial #36439859
Burial: Naples Cemetery, Scott County, Illinois
          Source: 1.
            Source: 2.

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Marriage 1: Emma H. Mason - November 15, 1824 in St. George Church, Hanover Square, London, England.
        John Hamilton Abbott
        Cato Abbott
        Emily Abbott
        Washington Abbott
        Jane Francis Abbott
        Henry Abbott
        Ella Abbott
        Sarah Abbott

Marriage 2: Cynthia A. Pierce (Mrs) - Madison County, Illinois - 03/26/1875 - Vol/Page: 7/27 Lic: 671

Parents: William Abbott & Unknown

Migrated from England on board the American ship, "Byron of Bath," commanded by Capt. ACKERMAN on 1st of August 1835
Arriving at the port of New Orleans, from thence to Naples to the town of Lynnville, Morgan County, Illinois

Names & Ages listed on ships manifest (Abbotts):

John Abbott               35
Emma Abbott             34
Henry Abbott             30
John H. Abbott            7
Cato Abbott                5
Emily Abbott               3
Washington Abbott      1

There were 16 passengers on board--7 of which were Abbotts

John Abbott Bio

John Abbott Portfolio Transcription

U.S. Naturalization:
Nationality: English
Declaration of Intention: 21 Jul 1836 Book: C Page: 132
Petition for Citizenship: 31 Oct 1844 Book: G Page: 185
        Online Source: Index to Naturalization Records Morgan County Illinois

Atlas Map of Scott County Illinois by Adreas, Lyter, & Co. Davenport, Iowa 1873
        Abbott, John p. 30

Atlas Map of Scott County Illinois by Adreas, Lyter, & Co. Davenport, Iowa 1873
Abstracted from an original copy of the 1873 Atlas, this article was titled "Our Subscribers in Scott County"
        Online Source:
Name 	       Residence  Business  Nativity  Precinct  When came to County  
Abbott, John   Naples     Retired   England   Naples 	       1865
Member of The Constitutional Convention of The State of Illinois 1870
        Online Source: Historical Sketch of Scott County by N. M. Knapp

Scott County Bi-Centennial Book 1873 by John G. Henderson:
p. 23 - John Abbott was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1870
p. 191 - John Abbott was an early businessman at Naples, IL.
p. 198 - John Abbott contributed to the material prosperity of Naples
It was reprinted in 1976 in the Scott County Bicentennial Book published by the Bluff Times and the Winchester Times
        (I am interested in this book or scans from it. Please contact me)

Jacksonville Journal Courier Jan 1, 1985 - Glance into the past Transcription

Bureau of Land Management - General Land Office Records	
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Patentee Name 	State 	County 	 Issue Date   Land Office  Doc #   Accession/Serial #
ABBOTT, JOHN	 IL	Scott	 11/01/1839   Springfield  17147    IL3370__.196
ABBOTT, JOHN	 IL	Mason	 11/01/1856   Springfield  24310    IL3510__.250 
ABBOTT, JOHN	 IL	Fulton	 11/01/1856   Springfield  24403    IL3510__.298
ABBOTT, JOHN	 IL	Mason	 11/01/1856   Springfield  24557    IL3510__.392
ABBOTT, JOHN	 IL	Mason	 11/01/1856   Springfield  24558    IL3510__.393    
ABBOTT, JOHN	 IL	Mason	 11/01/1856   Springfield  24575    IL3510__.405  
ABBOTT, JOHN	 IL	Morgan	 11/01/1856   Springfield  24609    IL3510__.423  
ABBOTT, JOHN	 IL	Fayette	 10/30/1857   Springfield  24405    IL3550__.003
ABBOTT, JOHN	 IL	Fulton	 08/10/1858   Springfield  24404    IL3580__.001
ABBOTT, JOHN	 IL	Perry  	 06/29/1858   Springfield  25317    IL3570__.484
ABBOTT, JOHN	 MO	Reynolds 09/01/1859   Jackson  	   32851    MO3960__.233


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Born: May 01, 1806 Middlesex County, England
Died: Aug 10, 1852 Naples, Scott County, Illinois - Age 46
Burial: Naples Cemetery, Scott County, Illinois - - Find A Grave Memorial #36440006
Tombstone Image-1974
Tombstone Image-1991

Emma MASON  
Christening:  28 May 1806  St. Mary Whitechapel, Stepney, London, England  
 	Father:  Thomas MASON   
	Mother:  Louisa HENREITTA   
Batch number: C025575  Dates: 1796-1810  Source Call No. 0094695  Type:Film 
Parish registers, 1558-1940  Church of England. St. Mary's Church (Whitechapel) 
Source: FamilySearch International Genealogical Index v4.02  British Isles
Parents: Thomas MASON & Louisa Henrietta JONES married 1791 in Christ Church, Newgate Street, London, England

Children of Thomas Mason and Louisa Jones:
        Thomas Mason b. Abt. 1792; d. Unknown - 25 Sep 1792 Christened at St. Saviour, Southwark, London, England
        Thomas Mason b. 05 May 1803; d. Unknown - 01 Sep 1804 Christened at Wanstead, England
        Emma H. Mason b. 01 May 1806 - 28 May 1806 Christened at St. Mary Whitechapel, Stepney, London, England

Louisa Jones Mason:
2nd Marriage to William Hands, St. Martin in the Fields, London, England
15 Feb 1824, Burial, aged 51 years, Wanstead, St. Leonard Shoreditch, London, England
Louisa MASON    
Marriage:  William HANDS  Marriage:  11 Aug 1822  
Saint Martin In The Fields, Westminster, London, England  
Batch No.    Dates     Source Call No.  Type  Printout Call No.  Type  
 M001454   1818-1823     0561163        Film    6901259          Film  
Source: FamilySearch International Genealogical Index v4.02  British Isles


1880 CENSUS Naples, Scott, Illinois FHL Film: 1254250 NA Film No: T9-0250  Page No: 597A
 John ABBOTT        Self    M   Male     W   78   ENG   Capitalist   ENG   ENG  
 Cyntha A. ABBOTT   Wife    M   Female   W   61   OH    Housekeeper   KY   KY  
1870 CENSUS Scott, Illinois Division: T15R14 P O Naples Page No: 6
 16 45 45  ABBOTT   John   68   M   Ret grocer  15,000  6,260  England
 17 45 45  WADLAND  Sarah  56   F   keep house                 England
1860 CENSUS Scott, Illinois Division: P.O. Naples Page No: 60 Ref: June 16, 1860
 11  448  461 ABBOTT  John       58   M   Merchant  20,000    700  Eng
 12  448  461 ABBOTT  Henry      56   M   Clerk        500         Eng
 13  448  461 ABBOTT  Sarah W.   35   F                            Eng
1850 CENSUS Scott, Illinois Division: Village of Naples Reel No: 128 Page No: 60
 22  396  406 ABBOTT   John     50   M    Grocer     600  England
 23  396  406 ABBOTT   Emma     46   F                    England
 24  396  406 ABBOTT   John H.  22   M    Engineer        England
 25  396  406 ABBOTT   Cato     20   M    Tailor          England
 26  396  406 ABBOTT   Emily    18   F                    England
 27  396  406 ABBOTT   Jane     14   F                       IL
 28  396  406 ABBOTT   Henry     9   M                       IL
 29  396  406 ABBOTT   Sarah     5   F                       IL
 30  396  406 ABBOTT   Ella      3   F                       IL
 31  396  406 ABBOTT   Henry    48   M     Shoe Maker     England

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