Abigail Hollis

1641–1673 (Age 32)
Holt, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Hollis was born in 1641, in Holt, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, unknown Hollis, was 20 and her mother, Mrs Hollis, was 20. She married John Whitman on 19 October 1662, in Weymouth, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1673, in Weymouth, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

John Whitman
1631–1713
Abigail Hollis
1641–1673
Marriage: 19 October 1662
Ruth Whitman
1663–
Mary Whitman
1666–
John Whitman III
1668–1751
Ebenezer Whitman
1670–1732
Deacon Samuel Whitman
1673–1778
Experience Whitman
1673–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1662Weymouth, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    Name Meaning

    English (Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) holly or holly trees’, from Middle English holi(e), holin (Old English holegn, holen). Compare Hollen and Holley 3.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Holley
    Hollins
    Holm
    Hollen
    Hollings

    Sources (14)

    • Abigail in entry for Experience Whitman, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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