Chloe Abbott

4 January 1767–19 July 1849 (Age 82)
Wilton, Middlesex, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Chloe

When Chloe Abbott was born on 4 January 1767, in Wilton, Middlesex, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Jeremiah Abbott, was 23 and her mother, Chloe Abbott, was 29. She married Joseph Gray on 11 April 1786, in Wilton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 19 July 1849, in Wilton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in South Yard Cemetery, Wilton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Gray
1761–1846
Chloe Abbott
1767–1849
Marriage: 11 April 1786
Joseph Gray
1787–1865
Chloe Gray
1789–1819
Sally Gray
1791–1834
Anna Abbot Gray
1793–
Lydia Gray
1795–1846
James Best Gray
1797–1867
Betsey Gray
1799–1869
Calvin Gray
1801–1856
Matilda Gray
1804–1835
Henry Newton Gray
1804–1826
Matilda Gray
1806–1835
Elvira Gray
1808–1881
Emeline Gray
1811–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 April 1786
Wilton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1775

Age 8

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1789

Age 22

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English abbott ‘abbot’ (Old English abbod) or Old French abet ‘priest’. Both the Old English and the Old French term are derived from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’ (genitive abbatis), from Greek abbas, from Aramaic aba ‘father’. This was an occupational name for someone employed in the household of or on the lands of an abbot, and perhaps also a nickname for a sanctimonious person thought to resemble an abbot. In the U.S. this name is also sometimes a translation of a cognate or equivalent European name, e.g. Italian Abate , Spanish Abad , or German Abt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Chloe Abbott in entry for Emeline G Herrick, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Chloe in entry for Joseph Gray, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Chloe in entry for Salla Gray, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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