Was Dr. Samuel Higley married to Abigail Beaman or Abigail Bement?

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I'm really scratching my head at this one.  It makes a difference because Abigail Beaman and Abigail Bement were two different people with different ancestries.
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in Genealogy Help by D. Botkin G2G6 Mach 3 (33.8k points)
I'm wondering whether Samuel Beaman did have two married daughters called Abigail.  If that's known to be a fact, the other question might be answered.  But if one of those is fictitious, the other question might be answered.

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Abigail Beman Higley

Find A Grave Index
Name Abigail Beman Higley
Maiden Name Beman
Event Type Burial
Event Date 1746
Event Place Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America
Photograph Included N
Birth Date 13 May 1700
Death Date 05 Aug 1746
Affiliate Record Identifier 108894878
Cemetery Hop Meadow Cemetery


 
by Marion Poole G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)

Might be one and the same

"Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7W5-RVX : 11 February 2018), Abagaill Bement, 13 May 1700; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.

Depends how much of the info on Find A Grave comes from the cemetery, and how much comes from FamilySearch and the submitter's assumptions.
So true RJ, but worth considering.

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