Abigail Munings

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

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Munings was born on 20 August 1626, in Rattlesden, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, 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

  • Marriage
    before 1653Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children


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    Name Meaning

    English (Suffolk): variant of Munning, with post-medieval excrescent -s. Munning is from the Middle English personal name Munding (Old English Munding, a derivative of names in Mund- or -mund). This form of the surname is the more common one in Britain.

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

    Sources (3)

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

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