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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Family Time Line

Timothy Wooster Jr.
1699–1755
Abigail Harger
1706–1746
Jabez Wooster
1728–1794
Rebecca Wooster
1729–1756
Dorcas Wooster
1731–1737
Abigail Wooster
1736–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1776

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.

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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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