Requesting any information on the parents or grandparents of George Washington Abbott and/or Gertrude Elizabeth Baker.
G.W.: born 9/24/1866, near Golconda, Illinois; died 5/12/1948.Moved to Arkansas River Valley in Colorado sometime after 1905.Lived in or near Rocky Ford, Colorado for 40 years.A Baptist preacher.Also known for developing two strains of cantaloupe: Abbott Pearl and Peerless Pearl.
Married Gertrude Elizabeth Baker 8/28/1887, near Golconda, Illinois.G.W. had at least one brother, Jasper of Oak Creek, Colorado.G.W. and Gertrude had 9 children, among them: John Everett Abbott of Benton, Arkansas,Marvin Abbott of Fowler, Colorado, Tully Abbott of Tucson, AZ.I believe G.W. and Gertrude are both buried in Rocky Ford, Colorado.