Abigail Warren

23 February 1799–25 February 1881 (Age 82)
New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Warren was born on 23 February 1799, in New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, Daniel Warren, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Lord, was 25. She married Sheffield Daniels about 1820, in Madison, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1848 and lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 25 February 1881, in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Sheffield Daniels
Abigail Warren
Marriage: about 1820
Aaron Eugene Daniels
Sarah Daniels
Ether Daniels
George Washington Daniels
Nathan B Daniels
Stephen Daniels
Susan Daniels
Eunice Daniels
Lehi Daniels
Philena Daniels

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1820Madison, New York, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 1
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 4
    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 22
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Warin, Werin, a borrowing of ancient Germanic Warino, a short form of various compound names based on the element warin ‘protection, shelter’ or ‘guard’. Compare Waring .English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from La Varrenne in Seine-Maritime, France, named with a Gaulish element probably descriptive of alluvial land or sandy soil. This was the name of a major Norman family after the Conquest. In Ireland, this name has been Gaelicized as Bharain.Irish: adopted as an English form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin (see Murnane , Warner ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Abigail Warren Daniels marriage to Christopher Williams

    James Williams stated, "In the spring of 1844 my father brought to us motherless children a widowed woman by the name of Abigail Daniels, widow of Sheffield Daniels of Kirtland and Missouri persecutio …

    Sources (18)

    • 1860 - Abigail Daniels in household of Lehi Daniels - United States Census
    • 1850 - Abigal [Abigail] Williams in household of Christopher Williams - Census
    • Abigail Williams, "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900"

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