Abigail Starling

Female13 November 1752–16 January 1832

Brief Life History 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 11749. She married Joseph Bradford on 20 January 1774, in Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 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
Abigail Starling
Marriage: 20 January 1774
Elisha Bradford
Abigail Bradford
Moses Bradford
Sally Bradford
Hulda Bradford
Betsey Bradford
Hannah Bradford
Dorothy Bradford
Joseph Bradford
Richard Bradford
Polly Bradford

Sources (17)

  • Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2
  • Abigail Starling Bradford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abigail in entry for Hannah Bradford, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1774Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine, United States
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (7)


    Age 8

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


    Age 24

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


    Age 28

    Historical Boundaries: 1780: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States 1799: Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Kennebec, Maine, United States 1838: Franklin, Maine, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk): variant of Sterling 2.

    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 …

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