Abigail Lee

11 July 1786–24 March 1877 (Age 90)
Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Lee was born on 11 July 1786, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Elisha Lee, was 46 and her mother, Abigail Murdock, was 44. She married Abraham H Gardiner in 1809, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 24 March 1877, in New Hartford, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Abraham H Gardiner
Abigail Lee
Marriage: 1809
James Lee Gardiner
Samuel S. Gardiner
Mary Frances Gardiner
Gertrude Mercer Gardiner
Harriet L. Gardiner
Abigail Gardiner
Abraham Smith Gardiner
Juliette L. Gardiner

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  • Marriage
    1809Connecticut, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 1
    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
    1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State
    Age 2
    Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
    Age 26
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sang, Jae, Jong, Jung, Sung, Yong, Kyung, Seung, Dong, Kwang, Myung.English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood or glade’.English: habitational name from any of the many places in England named with Old English lēah ‘wood, glade’, including Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Abby Gardner, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Abby Gardner in household of J L Gardner, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Abigail Lee, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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