Abijah Babcock

18 January 1749–30 October 1832 (Age 83)
Babcock Hill, Bridgewater, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Abijah

When Abijah Babcock was born on 18 January 1749, in Babcock Hill, Bridgewater, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Babcock, was 37 and his mother, Anna Crane, was 25. He married Mary Loomis on 14 May 1771, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 30 October 1832, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abijah Babcock
1749–1832
Mary Loomis
1749–1777
Marriage: 14 May 1771
Samuel Babcock
1771–
Wealthy Babcock
1773–1864
Lydia Babcock
1773–
Abigail Babcock
1775–1861
Benjamin Waite Babcock
1775–
Thomas Babcock
1777–1864
Alfred Babcock
1779–
Edwin Babcock
1781–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 May 1771
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 32

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 45

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Babb .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Badcock in entry for Lydia Ladd Badcock, "Connecticut Marriages, 1640-1939"
  • Abijah Badcock, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abijah Badcock in entry for Lydia Badcock, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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