Abigail Barrows

Female15 July 1787–17 May 1868

Brief Life History of Abigail

When Abigail Barrows was born on 15 July 1787, in Hebron, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, Ephraim Barrows, was 23 and her mother, Charlotte Churchill, was 15. She married Reuben Chandler on 19 September 1813, in Hebron, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 17 May 1868, in Sumner, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Pleasant Pond Cemetery, Sumner, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Chandler
1792–1856
Abigail Barrows
1787–1868
Marriage: 19 September 1813
Hiram B. Chandler
1814–1888
Alanson Mellon Chandler
1815–1885
Abigail Chandler
1818–
Harriet Chandler
1820–1820
Lucinda Chandler
1822–1835
Reuben Chandler
1823–1848
Harriet Newell Chandler
1825–1904
Almira Chandler
1827–1865
Richard Houghton Chandler
1829–
Miranda Barrows Chandler
1831–1914

Sources (13)

  • Abigail Chandler in household of Reuben Chandler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abigal Barrows, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Abigail Barrows Chandler, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1813Hebron, Oxford, Maine, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 1

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    1805

    Age 18

    Historical Boundaries: 1805: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States

    1812

    Age 25

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): variant of Barrow , with excrescent -s.

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

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