Abigail Starling

13 November 1752–16 January 1832 (Age 79)
Windham Center, Windham, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Starling was born on 13 November 1752, in Windham Center, Windham, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, Joseph Sterling, was 31 and her mother, Mary Worcester, was 30. She married Joseph Bradford on 20 January 1774, in Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 16 January 1832, in Farmington, Franklin, Maine, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Farmington, Franklin, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Bradford
1751–1812
Abigail Starling
1752–1832
Marriage: 20 January 1774
Elisha Bradford
1774–1832
Abigail Bradford
1782–1812
Sally Bradford
Moses Bradford
1776–1845
Sarah Bradford
1778–1852
Hulda Bradford
1781–1845
Betsey Bradford
1788–1866
Hannah Bradford
1791–1846
Dorothy Bradford
1793–1848
Joseph Bradford
1797–1873
Richard Bradford
1801–
Polly Bradford
1804–1852

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 January 1774
Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1760

Age 8

Historical Boundaries - 1760: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States
1776

Age 24

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780

Age 28

1780: Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Kennebec, Maine, United States; 1847: Franklin, Maine, United States

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English starling ‘starling’ (Old English stærling), probably a nickname for a raucous or voracious person.

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

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Story Highlight

BRADFORD, Joseph (1751-1812)

Joseph was the son of Joshua & Hannah Bradford. On January 20, 1774 in Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine, he married Abigail Starling. To this union, 11 children were born. Joseph & Abigail and family …

Sources (3)

  • Abigail Starling Bradford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abigail in entry for Hannah Bradford, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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