April 12, 1818, Shokan, New York.

September 27, 1879, Manhattan, New York.

Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, New York.

Horatio was the son of David Ab­bey and Nancy Farn­ham, and brother to Alon­zo Ab­bey.  He married twice, to Nancy Ma­ria Young (1840) and Cor­del­ia Burt (1863).

In 1845, Union College in Al­ba­ny, New York, awarded him an honorary Bachelor of Arts degree. His works include:

  1. Beautiful Golden Shore, The
  2. Come to the Fountain of Life
  3. Go Forward
  4. Harvest Is White, The
  5. Jesus Calls You
  6. Waiting by the River