Abigail Cushing

15 December 1810–21 October 1842 (Age 31)
Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Cushing was born on 15 December 1810, in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, David Cushing, was 25 and her mother, Celia Bates, was 25. She married Abner Holbrook on 12 July 1831, in Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 21 October 1842, in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abner Holbrook
1811–1875
Abigail Cushing
1810–1842
Marriage: 12 July 1831
Alanson Augustus Holbrook
1832–1901
Melvina Frances Holbrook
1834–
Abner Holbrook
1841–1866

Spouse and Children

    Abner Holbrook

    Male1811–1875Male

    Female1810–1842Female

MARRIAGE
12 July 1831
Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1784–1847Male

    Celia Bates

    Female1785–1878Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1812

Age 2

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

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 9

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Cousin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abigail in entry for James B. Pratt and Malvina H. Holbrook, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Abigail in entry for Abner Holbrook, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Abigail Cushing, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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