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Abigail Burnham

Female 1696 - 1724  (27 years)


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  • Name Abigail Burnham 
    Born 16 Dec 1696  Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Alternate birth 16 Dec 1697  Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 2 Jan 1724  Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Alternate death 2 Jun 1724  [1
    Buried Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I3393  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2016 

    Father William Burnham,   b. Between Nov 1645 and Oct 1646, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1702, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Loomis,   b. 7 Aug 1655, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1717, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1681  Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F4485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deacon Nathaniel Phelps,   b. 13 Feb 1692, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1747, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Martin Phelps,   b. 24 Dec 1723, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1795, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F3468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Her very rustic gravestone at Bridge Street Cemetery does seem to give her death date as "IENREY 2 1723" with a 4 superscripted next to the 3 in "1723", so we suspect her new-style date of death is indeed 2 Jan 1724.

  • Sources 
    1. [S447] American Biography: A New Cyclopedia, ed. William Richard Cutter. New York: American Historical Society, 1919.

    2. [S502] Gale Ion Harris, "Captain Richard Wright of Twelve-Mile Island and the Burnhams of Podunk: Two Seventeenth-Century Connecticut River Families." The American Genealogist 67, January 1992.

    3. [S1099] Findagrave.com page for Abigail Burnham Phelps.

    4. [S447] American Biography: A New Cyclopedia, ed. William Richard Cutter. New York: American Historical Society, 1919., date only.

    5. [S501] Gale Ion Harris, "Thomas and Anna (Wright?) Burnham of Hartford, Connecticut: A Note on Dubious Dates." The American Genealogist 74:33, January 1999.

    6. [S1101] Findagrave.com page for Elizabeth Loomis Burnham., "6/28/1671 in Wethersfield CT".