Francis Abbott Roundy

12 January 1766–3 June 1823
Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Francis Abbott

When Francis Abbott Roundy was christened on 12 January 1766, in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Thomas Roundy, was 18 and his mother, Mary Abbott, was 26. He married Jane Cross on 2 December 1788, in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 3 June 1823, at the age of 57.

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Francis Abbott Roundy
Jane Cross
Marriage: 2 December 1788
Elisabeth Roundy
Francis Abbot Roundy Jr
Michael Cross Roundy
Jane Roundy
Mary Roundey
Thomas Roundy
John Hooper Roundy

Spouse and Children

2 December 1788
Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


    Elisabeth Roundy


    Francis Abbot Roundy Jr


    Michael Cross Roundy


    Jane Roundy


    Mary Roundey


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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Runde .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis A. Roundey in entry for Roundey, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Francis A Roundey in entry for Roundey, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Francis A. Roundy in entry for Miss Roundy, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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