Abigail Beebe

14 February 1753–3 June 1844 (Age 91)
Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Beebe was born on 14 February 1753, in Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, David Beebe, was 20 and her mother, Abigail Mary Dibble, was 24. She married Capt. Heman Allen on 18 February 1773, in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1820. She died on 3 June 1844, in Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Capt. Heman Allen
Abigail Beebe
Marriage: 18 February 1773
Heman Allen
Beebe Allen
Lucinda Allen

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18 February 1773
Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America


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Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 23

"""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."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 28

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

English (Midlands): probably a variant of Beeby .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Widow Babee, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Widow Beebee, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Widow Beebee, "United States Census, 1820"

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