Thomas Abbott (married Dorothy Swan),
George Abbott (1631, married Sarah Farnum), and
Nehemiah Abbott (1633, married Mary How).
Sarah died on March 22, 1688-9.
George died in Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts in 1647.
After he died, Sarah married, Henry Ingalls on August 1, 1689.
Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts was first settled in 1639.
George Abbott was born in England about 1631.
He married Sarah Farnum in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts on April 26, 1658. Sarah was the daughter of Ralph and Alice Farnum.
George Abbott (1658/9, married Elizabeth Ballard and Hannah Estey),
Sarah Abbott (1660, married John Faulkner),
John Abbott (1662)
Mary Abbott (1664/5, married Stephen Barker).
Nehemiah Abbott (1667),
Hannah Abbott (1668, married James Ingalls),
Mehitable Abbott (1671),
Lydia Abbott (1675, married Henry Chandler),
Samuel Abbott (1678)
Mehitable Abbott (1680, married Gershom Cutter).
They lived in Rowley and Andover, Massachusetts.
George died on March 22, 1688/89 in Andover.
His widow married Henry Ingalls on August 1, 1689.
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.
In 1688, during the Glorious Revolution, the Protestant king and queen,William and Mary, took the English throne from Catholic King James II. The bloodless revolution profoundly impacted the American colonies.
The New England Meetinghouse was the only municipal building in a town. Both worship and civil meetings were held there. It was customary for men and women to sit separately and the town chose a committee once a year to assign seats according to what was paid, age, and dignity.
Nehemiah Abbott was born about 1630 in England.
He came to America with his family in 1642 and lived in Rowley until 1657.
He moved to Ipswich and married Mary How(e) on December 14, 1659
Mary Abbott (1660)
Nehemiah Abbott (1662)
Mary Abbott (1665, died young)