Abigail Munnings

Femalebefore 20 August 1626–before 1666

Brief Life History of Abigail

When Abigail Munnings was born before 20 August 1626, in Rattlesden, Suffolk, England, her father, George Munnings, was 11623 and her mother, Elizabeth Groome, was 11623. 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, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

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

Sources (3)

  • Abigail Munings, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • 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"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 1653Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    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

    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.

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