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• New calendar and events page has been added. Will be posting Friends of the Library meetings as well as other events soon.

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Obituary Resources

John Stran Abbott

Date of Birth: April 02, 1851
Date of Death: April 28, 1928

Burial Date May 2, 1928

Funeral services were held at the Nazerene Church Wednesday, May 2, 1928, with Pastor A. H. Harris officiating.

John Stran Abbott was born near Marion, Iowa, on April 2, 1851; parents unknown.

He married Esther Floyd in 1873, with four surviving children.  He married Rose Evert of Rockville, Missouri, with nine surviving children.

He is survived by his children Jacob L. Abbott of Enid, Mrs. Nora Duron and Mrs. Rosa Fry of Center Point, Iowa, Mrs. Blanch McCoy of Beaver, John C. Abbott of Fairview, Mrs. Pheoba Manning of Pueblo, Colorado, Mrs. Minnie Rathbun of Fairview, Henry C. Abbott of Fairview, Roy E. Abbott of Vinita, Aaron F. Abbott of Altus, Clarence C. Abbott of Fairview, Ralph L. Abbott of Fairview, and Ruth C. Abbott of Fairview; seventeen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister in Missouri; one brother in Iowa.