Abigail Wooster

18 August 1736–Deceased (Age NaN)
Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Wooster was born on 18 August 1736, in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Timothy Wooster Jr., was 36 and her mother, Abigail Harger, was 30.

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Timothy Wooster Jr.
Abigail Harger
Jabez Wooster
Rebecca Wooster
Dorcas Wooster
Abigail Wooster

Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)


Age 40

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 45

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 64

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: variant of Worcester .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abigail Wooster, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Abigail Wooster, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Abigail Wooster - birth: 18 August 1736; Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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