Abigail Bloomer

1756–1864 (Age 108)
Rye, Westchester, New York, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Bloomer was born in 1756, in Rye, Westchester, New York, United States, her father, John B. Bloomer, was 51 and her mother, Bethia Fowler, was 36. She died in 1864, in World, at the age of 108.

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John B. Bloomer
Bethia Fowler
Phoebe Ann Bloomer
Benjamin Bloomer
John Bloomer
David Bloomer
Robert Bloomer
William S. Bloomer
Daniel Bloomer
Gilbert Bloomer
Nehemiah Bloomer
Abigail Bloomer

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World Events (8)


Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 20

New York is the 11th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 30

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for an iron worker, Middle English blomere ( see Bloom ).2 Americanized form of Dutch Bloemer or German Blümer ( see Blumer ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • John Fowler probate, 1767 - New York Co. NY Wills, 26:232

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