Looking for information on Reverend James S. Abbott (b. ca 1825, AL - parents were William McClanahan Abbott and Fannie Tubb Abbott) who is listed as 'Minister of the Gospel' in 1870 census of Gonzales Co., TX. His wife was Mary C. Parks Seltzer and they had many children. They were enumerated in Gonzales County during the census of 1870 and 1880. He solemned a number of marriages between 1871 and 1882 in neighboring Caldwell Co., TX. James and Mary left Alabama after the birth of their first child Julius. They were in TX by 1862. He is referred to as J.S. Abbott in most records.