Abigail Bowdish

13 April 1760–17 September 1840 (Age 80)
Preston Twp,New London,Conneticut

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Bowdish was born on 13 April 1760, her father, Peter Bowdish Sr, was 30 and her mother, Abigail Mott, was 25. She married Job Burleson on 16 November 1783, in Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 17 September 1840, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Job Burleson
1762–1827
Abigail Bowdish
1760–1840
Marriage: 16 November 1783
Job Burleson
1784–1791
Ichabod Burleson
1786–1827
Peter Burleson
1788–1877
Charles Burleson
1790–1855
Return Burleson
1792–1849
Alva Burleson
1794–1871
Sally Burleson
1796–1797
Owen Burleson
1798–1868
Silas Burleson
1800–1859
Caleb Nicholas Burleson
1802–1887
Gardiner C Burleson
1804–1811

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 November 1783
Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1730–Male

    Abigail Mott

    Female1734–1773Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of the English surname Bowditch . Alternatively, it could be Americanized spelling of the eastern German family name Baudisch, from the Old Slavic stem buditi ‘to wake’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abigail Burleson in entry for Peter Burleson, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Abigail Bowdish, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Abigail Broudish, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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