Abbott, Charity Jane 1a 2a

Birth Name Abbott, Charity Jane
Gender female
Age at Death 69 years, 6 months, 3 days


Charity Jane was the daughter of John Crawford Abbott and Mary Ann Horton. I wonder if she was named for Charity Urquhardt Campbell from PEI and the Miramichi.

In 1865, she married James C. Scott, in Newcastle. m. Wednesday 27th Dec., by Rev. Wm Henderson, James C. SCOTT Rosebank / Miss Charity Jane ABBOT, Douglastown (North. Co.). Grace Scott was a witness.

James and Charity went to Maine, where some of their children were born. In the US 1870 census, they had one daughter, Emily Grace. They returned to New Brunswick by the time of the 1881 census, when they were in Upper Mills, Charlotte County, New Brunswick with Charity's father.

In the 1891 census, Minnie, Clara, Wallie, Helen, Fannie and Belle were living at home. James and Charity returned to the States.

In the 1910 US census, only Frances was living at home with her parents. In this censis, Charity said she had had 9 children, of whom 6 were living. She and James had been married for 43 years. James and Charity said they emigrated in 1872.

Name: Charity J Scott
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 22 May 1915
Event Place: Belmont,,Massachusetts
Age: 69
Birth Date: 19 Nov 1845
Birthplace: Charlottetown
Father's Name: John C Abbott
Mother's Name: Mary A Horton
Spouse's Name: James C Scott

An old resident of Cambridge and Somerville, Mrs. Charity J. Scott passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. R. S. Douthart, 177 Belmont street, Belmont, last Saturday, in her 69th year. Services were held Monday at 2 p. in., at which Rev. Richard Wright officiated. Burial was in Cambridge cemetery. Mrs. Scott leaves, besides her husband, five daughters, Mrs. Alfred Gunn, Mrs. Edward Burton, Mrs. J. W. Howard, of this city, Mrs. R. S. Douthart, of Belmont, and Mrs. John R. Langille, of River John, N. S., and one son, William J. Scott, a starter for the Boston Elevated Railway. Eighteen grandchildren also survive her.

Citing this Record: "Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 07 Apr 2014), Charity J Scott, 22 May 1915; citing Belmont,,Massachusetts, 363, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2406041.

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 23 Number 1653
Date December 30 1865
County Northumberland
Place Chatham
Newspaper The Gleaner and Northumberland Schediasma




Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth November 19, 1845 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Death May 22, 1915 Massachusetts, United States Mass Death Index  
Residence 1910 Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States mother of 9 children, 6 living; married 43 years; said 7 children, 7 living in 1900  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Abbott, John Crawford1812June 23, 1888
Mother Horton, Mary Annabout 1819before 1881
    Sister     Abbott, Ann May 29, 1841 1923
         Abbott, Charity Jane November 19, 1845 May 22, 1915
    Brother     Abbott, John William 1849 before 1949
    Brother     Abbott, Lemuel Horton November 3, 1851 May 24, 1928
    Sister     Abbott, Mary Elizabeth 1855 before 1955
    Brother     Abbott, Albro Allen Allan 1857 1888
    Brother     Abbott, Leonard Thomas Mortimer 1860 before 1960


Family of Scott, James Creighton and Abbott, Charity Jane

Married Husband Scott, James Creighton ( * June 20, 1838 + 1915 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage December 27, 1865 New Brunswick, Canada    
Name Birth Date Death Date
Scott, Emily Grace18691878
Scott, Minnie M. C.18731951
Scott, Alma J18751887
Scott, Clara H.18751950
Scott, William JamesSeptember 3, 18781945
Scott, Margaret HelenMay 15, 18811947
Scott, Frances Fannie Marie18851955
Scott, Annie Belle18861943