August 31, 2019

Abbott, Wisconsin was named for the prominent Abbott family in the area. Due to Abbott Confederate sympathies the name was changed to Sherman in 1865.

March 1, 2019

The Battle of Perryville, also known as the Battle of Chaplin Hills, was fought 8 October 1862. Two George Abbott descendants participated in the battle.

January 5, 2019

Miriam and Moses Hastings were parents to ten children, three of whom lived out their adult lives in Shaker communities.

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.

September 17, 2018

Orpha Boynton and John Hopkins struggled financially in raising their nine children. Their children experienced a number of disruptions in their families, one son leaving his wife to head for the gold fields in California.

September 17, 2018

Calvin Abbott was from humble beginnings but worked to become a successful farmer in Ogden with prosperous children.

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