Abigail Prescott

about 1739–before 1810 (Age 71)
Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Prescott was born about 1739, in Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Samuel Prescott, was 42 and her mother, Mary Sanborn, was 42. She died before 1810, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Prescott
1697–1759
Mary Sanborn
1697–1757
Jeremiah Prescott
1718–1780
Abigail Prescott
1739–1810
Samuel Prescott
1721–1765
John Prescott
1723–1785
Joseph Prescott
1725–1815
William Prescott
1728–1811

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World Events (4)

1776

Age 37

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

Age 37

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 55

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places so called, in southwestern Lancashire (now Merseyside), Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, and Devon, all of which are named from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘dwelling’. The surname is most common in Lancashire, and so it seems likely that the first of these places is the most frequent source. It is also present in Ireland, being recorded there first in the 15th century.

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

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