Abigail Leete

24 March 1648–9 April 1711 (Age 63)
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Leete was born on 24 March 1648, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, William Leete, was 34 and her mother, Anne Payne, was 27. She married Reverend John Woodbridge on 26 October 1671, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 9 April 1711, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 63, and was buried in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reverend John Woodbridge
1644–1691
Abigail Leete
1648–1711
Marriage: 26 October 1671
Mercy Woodbridge
1672–1707
John Woodbridge
1678–1718
Dudley Woodbridge
1679–1710
Ephraim Woodbridge
1680–1725
Benjamin Woodbridge
1681–1682
Ruth Woodbridge
1684–
Abigail Woodbridge
1687–1687

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1671Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 333;2007: 578; 2010: 642)English: variant of Leet .History: An early American bearer of this name was one of the founders ofGuilford, CT. William Leete (c. 1613–83), a colonial governorof New Haven colony and CT, was born at Dodington, Huntingtonshire,England. He converted to Puritanism and sailed for America to escapepersecution in May 1639.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Leet

    Sources (13)

    • Abigail in entry for John Wooldridge, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • New England Marriages prior to 1700
    • Abigail in entry for Abigail Woodbridge, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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