Abbott, Amos a Congregational minister, was born in Wilton, N.H., June 2, 1812. He was educated at Phillips Academy and Andover; was a missionary of the A.B. C.F.M. in Western India, 1834-47; city missionary at Manchester, N.H., 1850-51; Portsmouth, 1851-56; resident licentiate at Andover, 1856-57; again became a missionary to India in 1857-69; was without a charge at Nashua, N.H., in 1869-74; but graduated from the Philadelphia Homoeopathic College in 1871; was resident at Steele City, Nebraska, 1874, but practiced his profession and was also home missionary at Alexandria in 1876-77; at Fairfield, 1877-78, and the Otoe Reservation, 1878-79; and without charge at Ryde, on the Isle of Wight, from 1887 until his death, April 24, 1889. He was the author of an arithmetic that was used in the mission schools for forty years. He also wrote, Pilgrimages: — Cholera: — Index to the New Testament: — Logic: — Vicarious Punishment: — Diseases of Women: — and translated several works, among them a Natural Philosophy.