When Abigail Fosdick was born on 10 September 1745, in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Ezekiel Fosdick Sr., was 25 and her mother, Abigail Wright, was 22. She married Seth Boardman on 6 February 1772, in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 29 January 1815, in Pittsford, Pittsford, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Pioneer Burying Ground, Pittsford, Monroe, New York, United States.
English: habitational name from Fosdyke, Lincolnshire, so called from the genitive case of the Old English byname Fōt, meaning ‘foot’ (or the Old Norse cognate Fótr), + Old English dīc ‘ditch, dike’ (see Ditch ). This surname is now rare in Britain.
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