Abigail Fellows

Female6 November 1721–17 October 1823

Brief Life History of Abigail

When Abigail Fellows was born on 6 November 1721, in Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Ebenezer Fellows, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Brookes, was 26. She married Theophilus Eaton on 23 February 1743, in Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 17 October 1823, in Prospect, Hancock, Maine, United States, at the age of 101.

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Theophilus Eaton
Abigail Fellows
Marriage: 23 February 1743
Judeth Eaton
Moses Eaton
Jonathan Eaton
Elizabeth Eaton
Jonathan Eaton
Jane Eaton
Rev Ebenezer Eaton
Sarah Eaton
Abigail Eaton
James Eaton

Sources (36)

  • Abigal in entry for James Eaton, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Abigail Fellows, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Abigail Eaton, "Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 February 1743Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (4)


    Age 55

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


    Age 73

    Historical Boundaries: 1794: Hancock, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Hancock, Maine, United States 1827: Waldo, Maine, United States

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 79

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Fellow, from Middle English felau(e) ‘partner, co-worker, companion’ (late Old English fēolaga, from Old Norse félagi, which is composed of ‘fee, money’ + legja ‘to lay, place, put’). In Middle English the term was used in the general sense of a companion or comrade, and the surname thus probably denoted a (fellow) member of a trade guild. Compare Fear 1.

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

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