Homer F. Abbott, farmer, P. O. Hiram, is a native of Hiram Tovmship, this county, born October 22, 1843, son of Pliny and Ann (Gillett, nee Fletcher,) Abbott, natives of Massachusetts and Vermont respectively, of English descent, former of whom came to this county in 1827 to settle, and latter in about 1832 to Garrettsville, this county, with her mother and sister. They were married in this county in 1842. Both had been married before, but had no issue. Our subject still resides on the old homestead farm in Hiram Township, his parents having died, aged seventy-one and sixty- eight years respectively. He was married January 30, 1868, to Miss Carrie Haker, of Cuyahoga County. Ohio, a native of Germany, born February 14, 1847; and, her father having died while en route to America in 1853, she was reared in Euclid Township, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, by Sardis Welsh. Mr. and Mrs. Abbott have had five children: Howard (deceased), Arthur L., Ada B., Harry and Mildred A. Mr. Abbott has served in some of the township offices for several years. He is a Republican in his politics.

 

History of Portage County, Ohio, Warner, Beers & Co., Chicago, 1885