I will quote from info sent to me: " Catherine "Kitty" Tillman was born January 7, 1786 in Botetourt Co. Virginia, and died 1-24-1865 in Wabash Co. IN. She married James Abbott @1800 in Knoxville, TN. He was born 1-15-1776 in S.C. and died 1-24-1867 in N. Manchester,Wabash Co. IN. His father was killed in the Revolutionary War. James was bound out to a Southern Planter to be kept until he was 21 yrs. old He migrated to eastern Tn. and married Catharine Tillman. He and his childrendropped th "i" in his surname and wrote it with an "o". James served in the War of 1812 under Gen. Wayne. Burial Pleasant Grove Cemetery, N. Manchester, In.