Abigail Yeaton

October 1807–13 April 1865 (Age 57)
Isle au Haut, Knox, Maine, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Yeaton was born in October 1807, in Isle au Haut, Knox, Maine, United States, her father, William Yeaton, was 19 and her mother, Mary Sawyer, was 20. She married George Bickmore on 20 November 1827, in Deer Isle, Hancock, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 13 April 1865, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in St. George, Knox, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Bickmore
Abigail Yeaton
Marriage: 20 November 1827
Oliver A Bickmore
John Franklin Bickmore
William H. Bickmore
Mary E Bickmore
George W. Bickmore

Spouse and Children

20 November 1827
Deer Isle, Hancock, Maine, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Yeaton


    Mary Sawyer





    Mary Yeaton


    Martha G Yeaton


    Phebe Yeaton


    Lydia Yeaton


+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 13

Maine is the 23rd state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Probably English: habitational name from Yeaton in Shropshire, named with Old English ēa ‘river’ + tūn ‘farmstead’, or possibly from any of the numerous places called Eaton ( see Eaton ). The surname, however, does not appear in current English records.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abigail Hopkins in household of Constant Hopkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abagail Hopkins in household of Constant Hopkins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abigail Bickmore, "United States Census, 1840"

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