1825–1887

Introduction

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Green Pastures for the Lambs, 1886

Born: March 1, 1825, Ol­ive Town­ship, Ul­ster Coun­ty, New York, or Ches­ter, New Jer­sey.

Died: March 24, 1887, Ches­ter, New Jer­sey.

Buried: Plea­sant Hill Ce­me­te­ry, Ches­ter, New Jer­sey.

Biography

Alonzo was the son of David Ab­bey and Nan­cy Farn­ham, and bro­ther of Ho­ra­tio Ab­bey. He mar­ried twice: to Mar­ga­ret Rut­ledge (1848) and Mary Eliz­a­beth Top­ping (1862).

Abbey taught mu­sic for sev­er­al years, and was a mu­sic pub­lish­er.

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Music

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