Abigail Mason Brooks

18 October 1827–4 May 1915 (Age 87)
Eastport, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life of Abigail Mason

When Abigail Mason Brooks was born on 18 October 1827, in Eastport, Washington, Maine, United States, her father, William Mc Cobb Brooks, was 34 and her mother, Eliza Hobart, was 26. She married Charles Hudson on 1 November 1854. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 4 May 1915, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 87.

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Charles Hudson
Abigail Mason Brooks
Marriage: 1 November 1854
Agnes B Hudson

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1 November 1854


    Agnes B Hudson


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 5

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.
1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 33

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

Name Meaning

1 English: from the possessive case of Brook (i.e. ‘of the brook’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.3 Americanized spelling of German Brucks .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abby M Hudson in household of William M Brooks, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Abby Mason Brooks, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Abby M Brooks Hudson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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