Please do send me a copy of those directory listings.
I have this on Robert P. Abbott is is a marriage license found at the Danville City Court House.
Robert P. Abbott age 26 born Danville, VA parents: R. M. Abbott and Adeline _________. Dora Lou Carter age 21 born in Pittsylvania Co., VA parents Phil and ________ Carter. Date and place: March 13, 1903 Danville, VA
I know they had a child named Robert Thornton Abbott.He was an only chid and my grandmother's father.
Robert T. Abbott was born Jan. 26, 1903 found in his wife's Bible listings of births.
Which of course would mean that he was born before they married if it is the right one.