Abigail Ilsley Short was the daughter or Moses Short and Abigail Ilsley of Newbury, MA She lived 1830-1903. Her father was a veteran of the Revolutionary War. She and her sister Ruth became school teachers in Newburyport and never married. They lived in the Short House on the corner of Rolfe's Lane and High Rd in Newbury their whole lives.
at Newburyport Kelly School, Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts USA