Osie Marie K Abbott
(1863 - 1946)
Osie Marie K Abbott was active/lived in Nebraska. Osie Abbott is known for pottery making, teaching.
Biography Osie Marie K Abbott
Osie Marie K. Abbott
1863 Papillion Creek, Nebraska – 1946 San Gabriel, California
A Nebraskan from territorial days to the early 1920s, Osie Abbott was an innovative, self-supporting woman known for her pottery and teaching abilities. In the 1932 book, Nebraska Art and Artists by Clarissa Bucklin, Osie was described as a “pioneer potter and teacher of art pottery”. . .unique for “using Nebraska clay.” (Bucklin) She was born in 1863 in Papillion Creek, now a part of Irvington in northwest Omaha. She was the fifth of eleven children of Clara and Luther Abbott, who had arrived in the territory in 1860 from Troy, Ohio.
Luther Abbott had both a college education and medical certification from Jefferson Medical College i
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