Abigail Hinds

4 March 1723–27 August 1791 (Age 68)
Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Hinds was born on 4 March 1723, in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Hopstill Hinds, was 33 and her mother, Mary Walker, was 28. She married James Reed about 1742. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 27 August 1791, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

James Reed
1723–1807
Abigail Hinds
1723–1791
Marriage: about 1742
Abigail Reed
1744–1791
James Reed
1746–1827
James Reed
1746–
Priscilla Reed
1748–
Frederick Reed
1752–
Sylvanus Reed
1755–
Barsilllai Reed
1756–1776
Hinds Reed
1757–1847
Joseph Reed
1763–1795
Saloma Reed
1766–1802

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1742
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (2)

    1776
    Age 53
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 53
    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: post-medieval variant of Hind , with excrescent -s.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hind
    Hindes

    Sources (26)

    • Abigail Reed in entry for James Reed, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Abigail Reed in entry for Priscilla Reed, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
    • Abigail Reed in entry for James Reed, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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