Leslie, I may shed some light on your Abbotts. My greataunt, Ada Maude Risinger married Orla Russel Abbott on 10 Feb. 1909 in Homer, Champaign County Illinois. Orla was born on 28 May 1890 in Omega, Marion County, Illinois. He died on 25 Dec. 1954 in East Peoria, Tazewell County, Illinois. Orla is related to Robert Paterson Abbott of Passaic, Paterson,NJ. also related to William Abbott and Mary Paterson of Hunterdon. Records say that Orla's parents are, Robert Paterson Abbott and Cynthia Ell Jamison of Indiana. I can give you more if you want...john.