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May 2, 2019

Rose Standish Nichols (1872-1960) was an exemplar of the late 19th century "New Woman", feminist, educated, engaged in social welfare, and successful.

December 11, 2018

Emily Abbot Everett and Anne Wales Abbot were sisters who lived over 100 years. They are sixth generation descendants of George Abbott an Hannah Chandler.

November 24, 2018

Nathaniel Stickney Goss was a noted ornithologist whose ambition was to have specimens of every bird species of North America in his collection.

October 23, 2018

John Stearns, the father of the family, was killed by one of the first locomotives in service of the Boston & Lowell Railroad. That did not stop two of his sons from becoming pioneers in railroad development throughout New England.

August 3, 2018

Emma Abbott was a classically trained opera singer who founded the Abbott English Opera Company along with her husband Eugene Wetherell. It was one of the more successful touring opera companies of the late 19th century.

July 28, 2018

Donald Knowles Abbott (1918-1986) was a tenth generation descendant of George Abbott and Hannah Chandler who dedicated his life to service to others through missionary work in Africa and Turkey.

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