Abigail Waterbury

12 May 1807–24 October 1861 (Age 54)
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Waterbury was born on 12 May 1807, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Moses Waterbury, was 36 and her mother, Keziah Weed, was 35. She died on 24 October 1861, in Darien, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Moses Waterbury
1770–1853
Keziah Weed
1772–1868
Ebenezer Waterbury
1794–1870
Eliza Waterbury
1796–1799
Hannah Waterbury
1797–1864
Mary Waterbury
1799–1883
William Waterbury
1801–1891
Phebe Waterbury
1804–1847
Abigail Waterbury
1807–1861
Mariah Waterbury
1811–1890
Lewis C. Waterbury
1814–1907

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

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 of uncertain origin; perhaps from Waterperry in Oxfordshire, which is named with Old English pyrige ‘pear tree’, to which was later added Middle English water to distinguish it from nearby Woodperry.

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

Sources (3)

  • Abbey Waterbury in household of Hezia Waterbury, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abigail Waterbury in household of Moses Waterbury, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Abigail Waterbury - Government record: birth-name: Abigail Waterbury

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