April 12, 1818, Shokan, New York.

September 27, 1879, Manhattan, New York.

Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, New York.

Horatio was the son of David and Nancy Farnham Abbey, and brother to Alonzo Abbey. In 1845, Union College in Albany, New York, awarded him an honorary Bachelor of Arts degree. He married twice, to Nancy Maria Young (1840) and Cordelia Burt (1863). 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