Abigail Ellenwood

11 October 1769–11 December 1841 (Age 72)
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Ellenwood was born on 11 October 1769, in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America, her father, Samuel Ellenwood, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Giles, was 32. She married William I. Saunders on 2 February 1792, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 11 December 1841, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hebron, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William I. Saunders
1761–1847
Abigail Ellenwood
1769–1841
Marriage: 2 February 1792
John Saunders
1793–1855
Alice Saunders
1795–1859
Samuel Giles Saunders
1797–1849
William Saunders
1799–1875
Elizabeth A. Saunders
1801–1890
Sarah Saunders
1803–1883
Phoebe Saunders
1806–1841
Brook Watson Saunders
1808–
Joseph Saunders
1810–1887
Anthony Saunders
1812–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1792
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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World Events (1)

1820 · Cape Breton Island

Age 51

In 1820, Cape Breton Island rejoined Nova Scotia. It is located on the Northeastern part of Nova Scotia. Until then it had been owned by the French until 1763. Than was in British control and a separate colony in 1784.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from an unidentified place.

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

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