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Abigail Brown

Female 1732 - 1800  (68 years)


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  • Name Abigail Brown  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 1732  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Nov 1800  Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Buried Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I15963  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2018 

    Father Rev. John Brown,   b. 1 Nov 1696, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1742, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Joanna Cotton,   d. 1772 
    Married 1719  Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F8644  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Edward Brooks,   b. 31 Oct 1733, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1781, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married Sep 1764  [9
    Children 
    +1. Mary Brooks,   b. 27 Jan 1769,   d. 30 Jan 1842, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F9986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Wingate Thornton calls her merely "a dau." of "Rev. J. Brown, of Haverhill" and his wife Joanna Cotton, but he is specific that she was the wife of "Rev. Edw. Brooks of North Yarmouth, Me."

  • Sources 
    1. [S1537] Edward Gray, "William Gray of Lynn, Massachusetts and Some of His Descendants." Essex Institute Historical Collections 52:113, 1916.

    2. [S1577] "Out Here at the Front": The World War I Letters of Nora Saltonstall, ed. Judith S. Graham. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2004.

    3. [S1582] John Wingate Thornton, "The Cotton Family." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1:164, April 1847.

    4. [S1583] The History of Haverhill, Massachusetts: From Its First Settlement, in 1640, to the Year 1860, by George Wingate Chase. Haverhill, 1861.

    5. [S1580] Memoir of Francis Parkman, by Edward Wheelwright. Cambridge, Massachusetts: John Wilson and Son, 1894.

    6. [S1671] Find a Grave page for Abigail Brown Brooks.

    7. [S1576] Register of Families Settled at the Town of Medford, Mass., by William Henry Whitmore. Boston: John Wiley & Son, 1855.

    8. [S1585] Ancestry and Descendants of Sir Richard Saltonstall, by Leverett Saltonstall. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1897., date only.

    9. [S1585] Ancestry and Descendants of Sir Richard Saltonstall, by Leverett Saltonstall. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1897.