Abigail Holcomb

1681–1756 (Age 75)
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Holcomb was born on 12 May 1681, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Benajah Holcombe, was 36 and her mother, Sarah ENO, was 31. She married Anthony Austin on 4 October 1699, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 13 June 1756, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Abigail Holcomb
1681–1756
Anthony Austin
1668–1732
Marriage: 4 October 1699
Anthony Austin
1700–1775
Abigail Austin
1702–1799
Benajah Austin
1704–1704
Benajah Austin
1705–1782
Esther Austin
1707–1708
Esther Austin
1709–1756
Uriah Austin
1711–1799
Miah Austin
1711–
Caleb Austin
1714–1714
Sarah Austin
1715–1796
Caleb Austin
1718–1792
Joshua Austin
1718–1792
Jardena Austin
1718–1818
Deborah Austin
1721–1802

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
4 October 1699
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Oxfordshire, and Somerset, so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + cumb ‘valley’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Abigail Holcomb, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Abigail in entry for Caleb Austin, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Abigail in entry for Esther Austin, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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