1818–1879

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