Abner Conant

Brief Life History of Abner

When Abner Conant was born on 4 October 1746, in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Conant, was 42 and his mother, Mary Wood, was 26. He died on 29 October 1807, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Conant
1704–1786
Mary Wood
1719–1802
Abner Conant
1746–1807
Zenas Conant
1748–
Ezra Conant
1750–1840
Jedidah Conant
1752–1828
Abigail Conant
1754–1850
Keturah Conant
1756–1815

Sources (3)

  • Abner Conant, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Abner Conant -
  • Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1850, Births.

Name Meaning

English (Devon, of Norman origin): variant of Conan . Compare Canant .

History: Roger Conant led a secession from Plymouth colony c. 1627 and founded the settlement that became Salem, MA. He was probably the son of Christopher Connant, who came over from England aboard the Anne in 1623.

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

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