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)
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Henry Winslow Abbett
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William McDowell Abbett (father), Margaret Winslow Abbett (mother), Maria Elizabeth West (wife)
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
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.