Abigail Barrows

15 July 1787–17 May 1868 (Age 80)
Hebron, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life 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

Spouse and Children

    Reuben Chandler

    Male1792–1856Male

    Female1787–1868Female

MARRIAGE
19 September 1813
Hebron, Oxford, Maine, United States
children

(10)

    Hiram B. Chandler

    Male1814–1888Male

    Alanson Mellon Chandler

    Male1815–1885Male

    Abigail Chandler

    Female1818–Female

    Harriet Chandler

    Female1820–1820Female

    Lucinda Chandler

    Female1822–1835Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

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: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove ( see Barrow 1) or an ancient burial mound ( see Barrow 2).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abigail Chandler in household of Reuben Chandler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abigail Barrords in entry for Harriett Newell Tuell, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Abigail Barrows, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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