William H. & Mary E. Abbott

Eaton, Clark Co., Wisconsin




1880 Federal Census, Eaton, Clark, Wisconsin, 1 June


Name: William Abbott
Age: 25
Estimated birth year: abt 1855
Birthplace: Canada
Head of Household
Spouse's name: E. Mary
Father's birthplace: Canada
Mother's birthplace: Canada
Neighbors: Mary (30), Clyde (8) & Olive (2) Christie and Caleb (25), Mary (19) & Dard (2) Winchester
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members
William Abbott 25
E. Mary Abbott 23, Keeping house b. Canada
A. George Abbott 4
P. Irene Abbott 3
B. Elsie Abbott 1
H. William Abbott 2Mo.


*After this time apparently William and Mary Abbott had a son named Tommy who died 1 Apr. 1882.  We assume he was born sometime in 1881.


1900 Federal Census, Rhinelander, Oneida, Wisconsin


Name: William H. Abbot 
Age: 45, Mar 1855
Birthplace: Canada England
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1857
Head of House
Father's Birthplace: Canada England
Mother's Birthplace: Canada England
Spouse's name: Mary E.
Marriage Year: 1874
Years Married: 25
Occupation: Woodsman
Household Members
William H Abbot 45
Mary E Abbot 43, July 1856
Irene P Abbot 23, Mar. 1877, School Teacher
Elsee B Abbot 21, June 1878, Abstract Clerk
William H Abbot 20, April 1880, At School
Mattee M Abbot 16, August 1883, At School
Wallen L. Abbot 14, June 1885, At School



L. W. Larson, who rafted logs on the Mississippi River, and came to Greenwood in 1879, was foreman in Robert Schofield's lumber camp for four years and three years for Price and Gibson. In 1889 he was appointed postmaster. Cy (Cyrus) Dewey was foreman of the Withee estate which consisted of 21,530 acres in Longwood and Hixon townships. Then came John Brown, H. W. Hunt, who became Mr. Brown's partner, and Horace Weston, general merchants. Dave and Hugh Shanks, Frank Carter. William Cornick, Christ Vates, Christ Wollenberg, a Mr. Moss, first jeweler, Len Eastman, Mike O'Connell, Phillip and Paul Rosmnan, Hastings Baird, Mr. Gosnold, Edward Mitchell, who had seven wives; the three Miller brothers, Charley, Tom and Ed., who married the three Honeywell sisters; the Hewetts, McKinzies, Bill Pounder, Bill Abbott, Dr. G. L. Buland, the second doctor; E. T. Burch, H. H. Hartson, Fritz Gaaretz and Pete Klein. Alfred Dingley came in 1881.  Greenwood, The Hub of Clark County


Birth Records


  Abbott Della M. 21-Oct-03 32 206
  Abbott Verne R. 18-May-02 31 2578

*We do not know if these children are related to this family, but the time frame does work.  We found them on a later census with the family of Edgar Abbott and have thought they may have been adopted as Mary Abbott died in 1903, possibly in childbirth with Della.


Related Links


Bio: Abbott Family

Bio: Abbott, Family (Warner Pioneer)

Bio: Abbott, S. G. (1856)

Bio: Abbott, W. L. (1874)

BioM: Pounder, Mary (1880)

Cemetery Records




Janet Schwarze



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