Tag: Robert T. Abbott

  • Robert T. Abbott

    Robert T. Abbott

    ROBERT T. ABBOTT was born in Salem, New Jersey on March 21, 18689 to Benjamin P. Abbott and his wife, the former Beulah Horner. The family moved to the Wrightsville section of Stockton Township, what is now Camden, in the 1870s. The 1880 Census shows the family consisting of Mr. and Mrs. Abbott, Robert, and…

  • Obituary, Robert T. Abbott

    Obituary, Robert T. Abbott

    ABBOTT – On February 7, 1939, Robert T., husband of the late Margaretta Abbott (nee Schuck), of 2891 Tuckahoe Rd., Camden, NJ., age 72 years. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services, Saturday afternoon, February 11, at 2 o’clock at the Sudler Funeral Home, 60 S. 27th St., Camden.…

  • Robert Abbott Dies, Ex Policeman Here

    Robert Abbott Dies, Ex Policeman Here

    Camden Courier-Post – February 8, 1939 Robert Abbott, 73, retired Camden police sergeant and brother of William S. Abbott, former member of the Board of Education, died yesterday at West Jersey Hospital after a week’s illness of pneumonia. He had been retired since 1921.

  • Old Stockton’s Three Parks Kept Police Force on Jump

    Old Stockton’s Three Parks Kept Police Force on Jump

    East Camden used to have three parks “in the old days”—and to hear a veteran like Police Sergeant William C. Horner tell it—they certainly kept the police force “on its toes.”

  • Police Department Changes

    Police Department Changes

    There were a number of changes in Camden’s Police Department yesterday by Mayor Ellis. He appointed Sergeant John Golden successor to Captain Hugh Poyle [sic], recently placed on the pension list. Patrolman Howard Smith was made a city detective, and Hall Officer James Clay was made a hall sergeant. Motorcycle Policemen Jefferson Kay and Charles…

  • 3 Policemen Hurt As Car Hits Ambulance

    3 Policemen Hurt As Car Hits Ambulance

    Philadelphia Inquirer – December 14, 1915 Three Camden policemen were injured, one of them seriously, last night, when the First district auto ambulance was struck by a trolley car while responding to a call from 2310 Carman street, where Bodine Stratton, 39 years old, had shot himself over the heart. All were taken to Cooper…

  • Boy’s Brutal Murderer Collapses At Hearing

    Boy’s Brutal Murderer Collapses At Hearing

    Two men were charged with killing an 18-year-old. The victim volunteered to escort two young ladies home and was shot by the two men when he was returning. The murder was brutal and, initially, the police had no clue where to start the investigation.

  • Mrs. Abbott Dies in Her Husband’s Arms

    Mrs. Abbott Dies in Her Husband’s Arms

    Camden Post-Telegram – December 12, 1910 Mrs. Margaret Abbott, wife of Policeman Robert T. Abbott, died this morning at 6 o’clock after several years illness with consumption, at her home, No. 49 North Twenty-sixth street. Death came rather unexpectedly, although her condition has been grave for several days.

  • Police Have Started Census

    Police Have Started Census

    Camden Post-Telegram – November 3, 1906 The East Side police started yesterday to take the census of the Eleventh and Twelfth wards. As this requires a great amount of work, the residents of the East Side are requested to give the officers the prompt and correct answers and thus aid them in their work. Policemen…

  • Benjamin Abbott Dead

    Benjamin Abbott Dead

    Camden Post-Telegram – March 31, 1903 Benjamin P. Abbott, father of former Clerk of the Town of Stockton William S. Abbott and Policeman Robert Abbott, died last night after a long illness. Deceased was well well known in the East Side. In the old township days he held the office of Township Committeeman and always…

  • Brief News Notes

    Brief News Notes

    Camden Daily Courier – March 31, 1903 Benjamin P. Abbott, father of former Clerk of the Town of Stockton William S. Abbott and Policeman Robert Abbott, died last night after a long illness. Deceased was well well known in the East Side. In the old township days he held the office of Township Committeeman and…

  • Louise Hogan Gets Thirty Days

    Louise Hogan Gets Thirty Days

    Camden Post-Telegram – December 19, 1902 Louise Hogan was again in Police Court this morning – this time a defendant herself. After the release yesterday of Howard Starn, who Miss Hogan had accused of assault, she proceeded to get drunk. She succeeded and was arrested by Policeman Abbott. The Recorder gave her thirty days.