Abigail Burbank

Female6 February 1800–11 May 1883

Brief Life History of Abigail

When Abigail Burbank was born on 6 February 1800, in Bradford Burial Ground, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Eliphalet Burbank, was 39 and her mother, Susannah Barker, was 36. She married Eleazar Rowe about 1824, in Gilead, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 May 1883, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eleazar Rowe
Abigail Burbank
Marriage: about 1824
Asbury S. Rowe
Alonzo E. Rowe
Ann G Lucia Rowe
Eliphalet B. Rowe
Angela S. Rowe
Asbury T. Rowe
Asbury T Rowe
Dealmedra Rowe
Abigail R Rowe

Sources (33)

  • Abigail B Road in household of Eleaser Road, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abigail Burbank, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Abigail Burbank Rowe, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1824Gilead, Oxford, Maine, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1805: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 25

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name, perhaps from Burbank House in Dacre, Cumbria, possibly named with Old English burh ‘stronghold, manor’ + Old Danish banke ‘bank, ridge’.

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

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