Abigail Winter

3 May 1711–
Mendon, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Winter was born on 3 May 1711, in Mendon, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Timothy Winter, was 32 and her mother, Sarah, was 26. She married Nathaniel Thompson on 8 October 1743, in Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. She died in her hometown.

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Nathaniel Thompson
1712–
Abigail Winter
1711–
Marriage: 8 October 1743

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 October 1743
Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

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Name Meaning

1 English, German, Danish, and Swedish: nickname or byname for someone of a frosty or gloomy temperament, from Middle English, Middle High German, Danish, Swedish winter (Old English winter, Old High German wintar, Old Norse vetr). The Swedish name can be ornamental.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Winter ‘winter’, either an ornamental name or one of the group of names denoting the seasons, which were distributed at random by government officials. Compare Summer , Fruhling , and Herbst .3 Irish: Anglicized form (part translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla-Gheimhridh ‘son of the lad of winter’, from geimhreadh ‘winter’. This name is also Anglicized McAlivery.

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

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  • Abigail Winter, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Abigail Winter, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Abigail Winter, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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