Abigail Munings

before 20 August 1626–before 1666 (Age 39)
Rattlesden, Suffolk, England

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Munings was born before 20 August 1626, in Rattlesden, Suffolk, England, her father, George Munnings, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Groome, was 31. She married John Sawin before 1653, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died before 1666, in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

John Sawin
Abigail Munings
Marriage: before 1653
John Sawin
Munning Sawin
Thomas Sawin

Spouse and Children

before 1653
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America


Parents and Siblings

    George Munnings


    Elizabeth Groome




    Elisabeth Munnings


    Abigail Munning



World Events (1)

1642 · The English Civil War

Age 16

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Abigall in entry for Thomas Sawin, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Abigall in entry for Munning Sawin, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Abigail Munings, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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