Ella, We have talked. We share a lot of ancestors,don't we?
In the book,ROSTER OF SOUTH CARIOLINA PATRIOTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, by Bobby Gilmer Moss, 1985, : William Abbott d. 1740,d. 1820; m. Sarah Debbard.He joined the militia in 1778 to serve under Capt. James Clark and Col. Singleton and march to Augusta.Later, he joined Gen Marion after the Tories threatened to hang him from his door post.He served eight months and fourteen days nder Capts. John Armstrong and Richard Singleton.
I have used this book as proof for several of my DAR supplementals.