An American Family History

Abigail Kimball Estey Poole

Various spellings of Kimball:
Kemball, Kembolde, Kembold

The settlement of New Meadows was incorporated as the Town of Topsfield in 1650. The church "gathered" on November 4, 1663. The third Meeting House was built in 1703 with Rev. Joseph Capen as pastor.

Abigail Kimball Estey Poole was born on March 22, 1667 in Ipswich, Massachusetts  She was the daughter of John and Mary Kimball. Reseachers differ on whether it was Mary Bradstreet or Mary Jordan.

She married Isaac Estey in 1689 when she was about 22 years old. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on Isaac and Abigail Estey. She became a widow when Isaac died in 1714.

She married her second husband, William Poole of Reading on April 25, 1718. William was the son of Captain Jonathan and Judith Poole. He was born January 8, 1676/77.

Abigail died on February 12, 1760 in Topsfield.

Children of John Kimball
& Mary Bradstreet
  • Mary Kimball Knowlton
  • Sarah Kimball Potter
  • Hannah Kimball
  • Rebecca Kimball Lull
  • Elizabeth Kimball Jewett
  • Corporal Richard Kimball
  • & Mary Bradstreet
    or Mary Jordan
  • Abigail Kimball Poole Estey
  • John Kimball
  • Benjamin Kimball
  • Moses Kimball
  • Aaron Kimball
  • Joseph Kimball
  • Children of Isaac Estey
    and Abigail Kimball
  • Mary Estey Perkins
  • Abigail Estey Cummings
  • Sarah Estey Cummings
  • Isaac Estey
  • Aaron Estey
  • Jacob Estey
  • Hannah Estey Cummings
  • Richard Estey
  • Rebecca Estey Tucker Puffer
  • Moses Estey
  • Old Style Calendar
    Before 1752 the year began on Lady Day, March 25th,. Dates between January 1st and March 24th were at the end of the year. Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used to indicate whether the year has been adjusted. Often both dates are used.



    from The Driver Family by Harriet Ruth Waters Cooke

    Abigail Kimball, born March 22, 1667-8;
    md. first, Oct. 14, 1689, Isaac Esty, of Topsfield, Mass.;
    md. second, April 25, 1718, William Poole, son of Jonathan and Judith Poole; he born Jan. 8, 1676.


    The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 41 by Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters, New England Historic Genealogical Society

    Jonathan Poole, of Reading, was the son of John and Margaret, and was born (probably at Cambridge) in 1634. His father was one of the first settlers of Reading, a large land owner, and doubtless was the wealthiest of the settlers. The family homestead was on the present site of the "Wakefield Rattan Works," and to this and other large tracts of land Jonathan succeeded upon the death of his father in 1667.

    His wife's name was Judith, and their children, born in Reading, were:
    Sarah, born 1656, married 1673, Thomas Bancroft;
    Judith, born 1658, married 1681, William Hesey;
    Mary, born 1660, died 1661;
    Mary, 2d, born 1662, married 1682, James Nichols;
    John, born 1665;
    Jonathan, born 1667, married Bridget Fitch, 1691/92;
    Thomas, born 1673;
    William, born 1677;
    Elizabeth, born 1678.

    Capt. Poole died in 1678, aged 44 years.


    DNA match with other descendant in this line.
    Richard Kimball
    John Kimball
    Abigail Kimball Estey
    Aaron Estey
    Mary Estey Dwinnell
    Israel Dwinnell
    Isaac Davis Dwinnell, Sr.
    Isaac Davis Dwinnell, Jr.
    Victoria Dwinnell Miller
    Robert Wilson Miller, Sr.
    Robert Wilson Miller, Jr.

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