Abbett, Henry Winslow

Henry Winslow Abbett was born in Marion County, Kentucky on May 10, 1839. He did not serve in the military after graduation. Abbett became a high school principal, college professor (at Wesleyan College), college principal, and husband to Maria Elizabeth West. He later retired to Wichita, Kansas before his death in 1919. (By Brandon Rothenberg)

Life Span
to
Dickinson Connection
Class of 1860
Full name
Henry Winslow Abbett
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Slave State
No. of Spouses
1
No. of Children
3
Family
William McDowell Abbett (father), Margaret Winslow Abbett (mother), Maria Elizabeth West (wife)
Education
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Occupation
Educator

Henry Winslow Abbett (Dickinson Alumni Record)

Reference
Abbett, Henry Winslow – Born May 10, 1839, in Marion county, Ky.; A. B., in 1860; five years professor of ancient languages, Wesleyan college, Millersville, Ky.; two years principal Carroll high school, Ky.; three years principal Millersburg female college, Ky.; B. L. society. Last known address, Wichita, Kansas.
George Leffingwell Reed, ed., Alumni Record: Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA: Dickinson College, 1905), 188.
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