Abigail Hillman

about 1749–after 1787 (Age 38)
Chilmark, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Hillman was born about 1749, in Chilmark, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Seth Hillman, was 23 and her mother, Abigail Manter, was 19. She married Michael Lounsbury on 27 April 1769, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died after 1787, in Conklin, Broome, New York, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Michael Lounsbury
1744–1835
Abigail Hillman
1749–1787
Marriage: 27 April 1769
John Lounsberry
1770–
Daniel Lounsbury
1783–
Ruah Lounsberry
1772–1839
Rufus Lounsberry
1774–1776
Joseph Lounsberry
1776–1828
Ezra Lounsberry
1778–1783
Lydia Lounsberry
1780–
Sebra Lounsberry
1783–
James Lounsberry
1785–
Harvey Lounsberry
1787–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 April 1769
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (4)

1776

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 27

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 32

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived or worked in hilly country, from Middle English hill + man ‘man’.2 English: occupational name for the servant (Middle English man) of someone called Hild ( see Hild 2).3 Altered spelling of North German Hillmann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abigail Hilman, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Abigail in entry for Ruah Lounsbery, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Abigail in entry for Sebra Lounsbery, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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