Abigail Rogers

12 January 1750–1785 (Age 34)
Allentown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Rogers was born on 12 January 1750, in Allentown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, her father, Joseph Rogers, was 28 and her mother, Susannah Borden, was 29. She married Randal Robbins about 1770, in Allentown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1785, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Covill Hill Cemetery, Wrightsville, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Randal Robbins
1739–1798
Abigail Rogers
1750–1785
Marriage: about 1770
Timothy Robbins
1771–1845
George Robbins
1772–1857
Sarah Robbins
1774–1849
Charlotte Robbins
1775–1812
Mary Robbins
1778–1860
Abigail Robbins
1780–1812
Randal Robbins
1781–1851
Rebecca Robbins
1783–1846
Susannah Robbins
1785–1870

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1770
Allentown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Rogers

    Male1721–1785Male

    Susannah Borden

    Female1721–1809Female

siblings

(9)

    Female1750–1785Female

    Mary Rogers

    Female1750–Female

    Parnel Rogers

    Male1752–Male

    Sarah Rogers

    Female1757–1833Female

    Amos Rogers

    Male1759–1841Male

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1775

Age 25

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776

Age 26

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780

Age 30

Sometimes referred to as the "forgotten victory", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Abby in entry for Mary Robbins, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"
  • Abigail Rogers Robbins, "Find A Grave Index"

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