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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Family Time Line

John B. Bloomer
1705–1776
Bethia Fowler
1720–1756
Phoebe Ann Bloomer
1734–1760
Benjamin Bloomer
1745–1808
John Bloomer
1741–1800
David Bloomer
1741–
Robert Bloomer
1743–
William S. Bloomer
1749–1824
Daniel Bloomer
1752–1776
Gilbert Bloomer
1752–1840
Nehemiah Bloomer
1753–1825
Abigail Bloomer
1756–1864

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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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