Abigail Newland

22 February 1758–21 February 1838 (Age 79)
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Newland was born on 22 February 1758, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Joseph L Newland, was 36 and her mother, Abigail Babbitt, was 33. She married Lemuel Powers on 16 April 1777. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 21 February 1838, in Irving, Hanover, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lemuel Powers
1756–1800
Abigail Newland
1758–1838
Marriage: 16 April 1777
Cyrus Powers
1779–1841
Mary Powers
1793–1848
David Powers
1782–
John Powers
1784–
Royal Newland
1786–1830
Dr. Lemuel Powers
1787–1836
Abigail Powers
1798–1853
Lydia Louise Powers
1839–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 April 1777
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World Events (8)

1776

Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 18

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 23

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + land ‘land’, for someone who lived by a patch of land recently brought into cultivation or recently added to the village, or a habitational name from any of a number of settlements called Newland for this reason.2 Translation of Scandinavian Nyland or of German Neuland and North German Nieland, from any of several habitational names from places named Neuland or Nieland(e) in Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abigail Newland Strong, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abigail Newland Powers, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abigail Newland in Powers Family (1884)

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