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Abbott, Jacob

Born: 1803 AD
Died: 1879 AD
Nationality: American
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1803 – He was born at Hallowell, Maine on the 14th of  November.

1820 – He graduated from Bewdoin College in the coastal New England  town of Brunswick, Maine.

1821 – He studied at Andover Theological Seminary in United States.

1825 – He was professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Amherst College in Massachusetts,

               USA for four years.

1826 – He was licensed to preach by the Hampshire Association.

1829 – He founded the Mount Vernon School for Young Ladies in Boston and was principal of it.

1834 – He was pastor of Eliot Congregational Church (which he founded), at Roxbury, Massachusetts for one year.

1843 – His brothers, a founder, was a principal of Abbott Institute.

1845 – He was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, brief histories, biographies, religious books for the

               general reader, and a few works in popular science.

1879 – He died on the 31st October in Farmington, Maine in the United States.