Greetings: In McLeod County of Minnesota, a branch of the Abbotts were early pioneers and are buried in a pioneer cemetery that is being restored.
Father, John Abbot, Sr born 15 March, 1804 in Ohio and wife, Rebecca _________, born 19 Aug, 1832.John remarried after death of Rebecca, to second wife, Frances.John was a soldier in Civil War.John had 24 children.Some of the children were: Alonzo, Harriet, Henry, John, George.
This family had two Civil War veterans who fought in the most famous battles of the war and have documentation of this.
I would like to contact any descendants of this family for exchange of information and pictures as I have done extensive research on their fascinating life in McLeod County, Minnesota.
This family were among the early settlers of Minnesota and rightly deserve to be honored for their accomplishments.Please check your records to see if they are in your family tree.