TEACHER DIES IN VANCOUVER
Miss Abbott, Long Portland
Miss Henrietta Mackay Abbott, for many years a teacher in
public schools and since April 14, 1926, a stenographer in the office of the
city attorney, died Monday morning at the home of Mrs. Alice Schlickeiser, 2233
N.E. 10th avenue, where she had been living since an illness early
Miss Abbott was born in Clark
county, Washington, near Mill Plains, January 27, 1869. She was the daughter of Webster and Mary
Abbott, pioneers of Clark county. Miss Abbott attended school in Vancouver before
beginning her career as a public school teacher. She is survived by a brother, Webster Abbott,
of Mill Plain.
Funeral services will be held in Vancouver.
Arrangements for the services have not been completed.
The Oregonian –
19 November 1940
Henrietta Mackay Abbott
Funeral service for Miss
Henrietta Mackay Abbott, 71, stenographer in the office of the city attorney
and ex-Portland school teacher, will be held at Knapp Mortuary in Vancouver, Wash.
Wednesday at 1 p.m.
Miss Abbott died in Portland Monday after an
illness of several months.
Interment will be in the Fern Prairie
The Oregonian – 20 Nov 1940
Sources & Notes:
Records (including Knapp’s Funeral Records also)
(obituary) The Oregonian
Washington State Death Certificate