Abigail Young

Female24 February 1746–6 June 1786

Brief Life History of Abigail

Abigail Young was born on 24 February 1746, in Rochester, Strafford, New Hampshire, British Colonial America. She married Captain Daniel Mc Duffee on 1 November 1764. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 6 June 1786, in Rochester, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in McDuffee Cemetary, Rochester, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States.

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Captain Daniel Mc Duffee
Abigail Young
Marriage: 1 November 1764
John McDuffee
Nancy McDuffee
Daniel Mc Duffee
Polly McDuffee
David McDuffee
Sally Mc Duffee
Isaac McDuffee AKA Springfield
Lydia Mc Duffee
Thomas McDuffee

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  • Abigail Young McDuffee, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1764
  • Children (9)

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    World Events (4)


    Age 30

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


    Age 30

    New Hampshire is 9th state.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 35

    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, Scottish, and northern Irish: nickname from Middle English yong ‘young’ (Old English geong), used to distinguish a younger man from an older man bearing the same personal name (typically, father and son). In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge. In Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland this was widely used as an English equivalent of the Gaelic nickname Og ‘young’; see Ogg . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘young’ or similar, notably German Jung , Dutch Jong and De Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .

    Americanized form of Swedish Ljung: topographic or an ornamental name from ljung ‘(field of) heather’, or a habitational name from a placename containing this word, e.g. Ljungby.

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

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