Abigail Heiford

26 January 1679–6 September 1726 (Age 47)
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Heiford was born on 26 January 1679, in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Heyford, was 31 and her mother, Abigail Atkins, was 24. She married Benjamin Stephan Hanks Sr. on 8 May 1700, in Pembroke, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 6 September 1726, in Pembroke, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Stephan Hanks Sr.
1665–1755
Abigail Heiford
1679–1726
Marriage: 8 May 1700
Abigail Hanks
1701–
Benjamin Hanks Jr.
1702–1787
Jacob Hanks
1703–1787
William Hanks
1704–1758
Nathaniel Hanks
1704–
Annah Hanks
1706–1733
John Hanks
1709–1742
Elizabeth Hanks
1711–1779
Rachell Hanks
1712–1756
Johannah Hanks
1713–1741
James Hanks
1715–1756

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 May 1700
Pembroke, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

Respelling of English Hereford .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abigle in entry for Johannah Hanks, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Abigle in entry for John Hanks, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Abigle in entry for Mary Hanks, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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