Abigail Maynard

12 October 1779–21 August 1817 (Age 37)
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Maynard was born on 12 October 1779, in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Gideon Maynard, was 22 and her mother, Lois Carter, was 21. She married Joel Fletcher on 25 December 1803, in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 21 August 1817, in Bradford, Orange, Vermont, United States, at the age of 37.

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Joel Fletcher
Abigail Maynard
Marriage: 25 December 1803
Benjamin Franklin Fletcher
Lucian Maynard Fletcher
Elizabeth Maynard Fletcher
Noah Maynard Fletcher
Joanna H Fletcher
Mary Maynard Fletcher

Spouse and Children

25 December 1803
Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States




    Elizabeth Maynard Fletcher


    Noah Maynard Fletcher


    Joanna H Fletcher


+1 More Child

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 4

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Age 12

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Continental Germanic personal name Mainard, composed of the elements magin ‘strength’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abigail in entry for Noah Fletcher and Mary F Gates, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Abagail in entry for Noah Fletcher, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Abigail in entry for Joanna Fletcher, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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