Abraham Hoadley

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Hoadley was born about 1670, in Branford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, William Hoadley, was 41 and his mother, Mary Desbrough, was 33. He married Elizabeth Maltby on 14 March 1698, in Branford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 14 July 1748, in his hometown, at the age of 79, and was buried in Northford New Cemetery, Northford, North Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Hoadley
1670–1748
Elizabeth Maltby
1676–1749
Marriage: 14 March 1698
Rachel Hoadley
1701–1749
Abel Hoadley
1705–1734
Jonathan Hoadley
1707–
Abraham Hoadley
1708–1752
Jonathan Hoadley
1713–1793

Sources (19)

  • American Marriages Before 1699
  • Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
  • Abraham Hodle in entry for Elizabeth Maltbie, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

Name Meaning

English (southeastern): habitational name from East or West Hoathly (Sussex), from Old English hāth ‘heath’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. See Hoad .

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

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