Mary Abbott

1782–15 June 1808 (Age 26)
Amherst, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Abbott was born in 1782, in Amherst, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Kneeland Abbot, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Stanley, was 33. She married Samuel Tufts on 28 November 1805, in Wilton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 15 June 1808, in Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 26.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Tufts
1783–1863
Mary Abbott
1782–1808
Marriage: 28 November 1805
Samuel Abbot Tufts
1807–1807
Martha Freeman Tufts
1812–1849
Mary Bond Tufts
1814–1831
John Marshall Tufts
1817–1886
William Henry Witherhead Tufts
1821–1894
Amos Alexander Tufts
1822–1843
Charles Lowell Tufts
1824–
Adelia Louisa Tufts
1826–
Christina Elizabeth Tufts
1827–1878
Sarah Bond Tufts
1829–
Lafayette Tufts
1831–1838

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1805Wilton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America
    Age 1
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution
    Age 6
    On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
    1791
    Age 9
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English abbod, abbot(t), abbat ‘abbot’ (Old English abbod) or Old French abet ‘priest’. Both the Old English and the Old French term are derived from Late Latin abbas (genitive abbatis) ‘priest’, from Greek abbas, from Aramaic aba ‘father’. The nickname was presumably a joking reference to a person's behaviour. In the US, the English name is also sometimes a translation of a cognate or equivalent European name, e.g. Italian Abate , Spanish Abad , or German Abt .History: George Abbot from Yorkshire, England, settled in Andover, MA, in 1640; he had numerous prominent descendants. George Abbott (probably not the same man) died in Rowley, MA, in 1647. Another early migrant was James Abbott, who came from Somerset, England, to Long Island, NY, in the 17th century.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Abate
    Abbot
    Abbitt
    Abbett
    Abbotts

    Sources (8)

    • Mary in entry for Samuel Abbot Tufts, "Massachusetts, Births, 1636-1924"
    • Mary Abbot, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
    • Mary in entry for Samuel Abbot Tufts...urg, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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