Abigail Sawtell

5 March 1672–1 April 1716 (Age 44)
Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Sawtell was born on 5 March 1672, in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Jonathan Sawtell, was 32 and her mother, Mary Tarbell, was 26. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Richard Burke II. She died on 1 April 1716, in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 44.

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Richard Burke II
Abigail Sawtell
Abigail Burke
Richard Burke
Jonathan Burke
Sarah Burke
Keziah Burke
Uzziah Burke

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Name Meaning

English (Somerset):perhaps a nickname from an unrecorded adjective or noun related to the Middle English verb saughtelen ‘to make peace, be reconciled’.alternatively, perhaps an altered form of French Sautel, from a diminutive of saut ‘leap’.

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

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  • Abegail Burk in entry for Kazia Burk, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Abigail Burke, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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