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Mehitable (Abell) Brewster (abt. 1689 - abt. 1756)

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Mehitable Brewster formerly Abell aka Abel
Born about in Norwich, New London, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Preston City, New London, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Lebanon, New London, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Apr 2010 | Last significant change: 17 Nov 2018
03:04: Linda (Carruth) Peterson edited the Marriage Data for Mehitable (Abell) Brewster. [Thank Linda for this]
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Biography

Mehitable Abel … Alternate dates of birth and death (needs sourcing):

Birth: Date: 15 JAN 1678/79 Place: Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States Birth: Date: NOV 1689 Place: Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States

Death: Date: 17 JUN 1756 Place: Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States Death: Date: 1749 Place: Windham, Windham, Connecticut, USA

On her parentage from Abell Family in America:

Benjamin2 Abell, , (Robert1) died at Norwich, Conn., in 1699, and buried probably in Norwich First Burying Ground; married Hannah ( ), probably in 1678, died after 1717, may have been daughter of John Baldwin. She married 2nd, David Caulkins, Sr., of New London, Conn., before 1717, probably 1700, after the death of his former wife Mary, daughter of Thomas Bliss of Norwich. David Caulkins, Sr., will dated June 20, 1717, died November 25, 1717, son of Hugh Caulkins of Norwich.

On January 4, 1692 Benjamin owned 13 acres of land, abutting on the lands of Peter Cross and Caleb Abell and the Highway, land formerly belonging to Jonathan Ginnings; 50 acres of land abutting on the Commons and near Joshua Abell's land; 12 acres of land abutting on Sucksquatomecut Brook, on the Swamp, the Commons and Joshua Abell's land; 10 acres of land abutting on Beaver Brook and the Commons, these 10 acres a grant from the Town, layed out February 1693-4. Benjamin conveyed three acres of land on the brow of the hill next to forty acre hill, December 21, 1693 to Peter Cross in consideration of two acres of land adjoining his house; on the same day, Peter Cross in consideration of three acres of land next to forty-acre hill, received from Benjamin Abell, conveyed two acres of land adjoining the said Benjamin Abell's land where his house standeth.

Court held in New London, June 6, 1699, the inventory of the estate of Benjamin Abell of Norwich deceased was exhibited, proved, accepted and ordered to be recorded. The Court granted administration to the widow and also distributed to her one-third part of the movable estate forever, and one-third part of the real estate during her natural life; to son Benjamin a double portion at twenty-one, and to six daughters equal portions at the age of eighteen years or day of marriage. By request of the widow, Joshua Abell and John Baldwin were appointed overseers. Children: Hannah, b. Jan. 15, 1679. Mary, b. 1680. Lydia, b. abt. 1683; d. Oct. 2, 1731; m. Daniel Williams son of Augustine and Hannah (Brown) Williams of Killingworth, June 19, 1711, b. Sept. 9, 1683, d. Dec. 2, 1737; m. 2nd, Martha 1734. Both members of the Goshen Society Church of Lebanon, Conn.; she joined Feb. 1730. Children: Daniel, b. Aug. 14, 1712, in. Ebza both Toogood; Isaiah, b. Mar. 1, 1715, m. Lucy (Jerusha) Roberts; Samuel, m. 1740, Mary Roberts. Benjamin, b. abt. 1687. Mehitable, b. abt. 1689. Jemima, b. abt. 1692. / Experience, b. abt. 1693; m. Jan. 26, 1720 Thomas Wood in the Congregational Church of Franklin, Conn.

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Sources

  • Abell Family in America - ROBERT ABELL of Rehoboth, Mass., His English Ancestry and his Descendants by Horace A. Abell & Lewis P. Abell, The Tuttle Publishing Company, Inc., Rutland, Vermont
  • Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
  • Source: S101 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;; NOTEThis information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. CONT NAME Ancestry.com CONT ADDR http://www.Ancestry.com CONT NOTE
  • Source: S173 Author: Edmund West, comp. Title: Family Data Collection - Individual Records Publication: Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.;; NOTENAME Ancestry.com CONT ADDR http://www.Ancestry.com CONT NOTE
  • Source: S73 Author: Ancestry.com Title: Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Publication: Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.Original data - White, Lorraine Cook, ed. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.Original data: White; NOTENAME Ancestry.com CONT ADDR http://www.Ancestry.com CONT NOTE
  • Source: S86 Author: Ancestry.com Title: The Abell family in America : Robert Abell of Rehoboth, Mass., his English ancestry and his descendants, other Abell families a Publication: Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Abell, Horace A.. The Abell family in America : Robert Abell of Rehoboth, Mass., his English ancestry and his descendants, other Abell families and immigrants, Abell; NOTEIncludes index. CONT NAME Ancestry.com CONT ADDR http://www.Ancestry.com CONT NOTE



Acknowledgements

  • Wilfred Vasile, firsthand knowledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Wilfred and others.
  • WikiTree profile Abell-287 created through the import of Lent_Vise_2011-05-11aa.ged on May 26, 2011 by Bryan Sypniewski. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Bryan and others.





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On 5 Apr 2015 at 13:36 GMT A Fabry wrote:

Abel-199 and Abell-7 appear to represent the same person because: Same husband.

On 5 Apr 2015 at 13:33 GMT A Fabry wrote:

Abell-287 and Abell-7 appear to represent the same person because: Some dates need to be researched. Marriage date and husband same.



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