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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Family Time Line

Richard Burke II
1671–1741
Abigail Sawtell
1672–1716
Abigail Burke
1688–1757
Richard Burke
1700–1743
Jonathan Burke
1701–1775
Sarah Burke
1708–1708
Keziah Burke
1710–1717
Uzziah Burke
1710–

Spouse and Children

Children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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.

Possible Related Names

Sawtelle

Sources (10)

  • 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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