Abigail Hoar

30 July 1750–
Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Hoar was born on 30 July 1750, in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Edmund Hoar, was 34 and her mother, Hannah Alexander, was 37. She married Jonathan Spaulding in 1771, in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Spaulding
1747–1798
Abigail Hoar
1750–
Marriage: 1771
Erastus Spalding
1772–1817
Hannah Spalding
1773–1855
Jonathan Spaulding
1775–1855
Asa Spalding
1777–1810
Royal Spaulding
1780–1810
Rufus Spalding
1784–1856
Rodolphus Spalding
1787–1872

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1771
Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
children

(7)

    Erastus Spalding

    Male1772–1817Male

    Female1773–1855Female

    Male1775–1855Male

    Asa Spalding

    Male1777–1810Male

    Royal Spaulding

    Male1780–1810Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Daniel Hoar

    Male1745–1792Male

    Leonard Hoar

    Male1747–Male

    Female1750–Female

    Female1755–1826Female

    Sarah Hoar

    Female1755–Female

World Events (8)

1776

Age 26

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 26

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 31

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

English:1. nickname for an old man or someone with prematurely gray hair, from Middle English hore, Old English hār ‘gray’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by a slope or shore, Old English ōra, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, as for example Oare in Kent, Berkshire, and Wiltshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abigail in entry for Hannah Spaulding, "Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907"
  • Abigail in entry for Jonathan Spaulding, "Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907"
  • Abigail in entry for Rufus Spaulding, "Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907"

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