Abigail Fosdick

Female10 September 1745–29 January 1815

Brief Life History of Abigail

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.

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Seth Boardman
Abigail Fosdick
Marriage: 6 February 1772
Simeon Boardman
Seth Boardman
Betsy Boardman
Mary Ann Boardman
Annor Boardman
Abigail Boardman

Sources (15)

  • Abigail in entry for Betsy Boardman, "Massachusetts Town Births Index, ca. 1630-1905"
  • Abigail Fosdick, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Abigail in entry for Abigail Boardman, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1772Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)


    Age 31

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 31

    New York is the 11th state.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 38

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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