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Abigail (Curtis) Eaton (abt. 1737 - 1828)

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Abigail Eaton formerly Curtis
Born about in Mansfield City, Tolland County, Connecticutmap
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Wife of — married about in Ashford, Windham County, Connecticutmap
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Died in Calais, Washington County, Vermont, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Jan 2014
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"CURTIS. Abigail, daughter of Jonathan, Jr and Abigail baptized 8 January 1737/38." Vital Records of Mansfield, Connecticut.

Births - South Hadley, Massachusetts: Tryphena 26 August 1762; Mary 7 March 1764; and Jacob 12 March 1766.

Born in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA on 8 Jan 1744 to Jonathan Curtis and Abigail Hovey. Abigail married David Eaton and had 2 children. She passed away on 1828 in Calais, Vermont, USA.

1. William Eaton   2. David Eaton   3. Jacob Eaton,   b. 1770,   d. 1843  (Age 73 years)

David Eaton Jr. (5) was born in Ashford, Connecticut August 4, 1738, removed to South Hadley, Mass, thence to Hanover, NH. He was sergeant during the Revolutionary war under General Jonathan Chase. The line of decent was continued through his union with his second wife, Abigail Curtis

“David Eaton of Hanover, NH wote in his family bible that his wife’s name was Abigail Curtis. [He] lived in nine different towns before comming to Hanover and was twice a widdower before marying Abigail Curtis...”

His Eaton Line: John Eaton, b. 16 Aug 1611 Dover, Eng  d. 17 Nov 1658 Dedham, Ma
   John Eaton, b  1636  Watertown, Ma   d. 24 Dec 1715  Dedham, Ma
      Thomas Eaton,  b. 23 July 1675  Dedham, Ma   d. 14 Aug 1748  Ashford, Ct
          David Eaton,  b 21 July 1706  Woodstock, Ct  d. c 1777  Ashford, Ct
             David Eaton, b 4 Aug 1738  Ashford, Ct  d. 1820  Hanover, NH


Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920, Volume 65, Mansfield.

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 - recorded births of Abigail's children in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

The Study of Ancestry (part 2.) by Dorman B. E. Kent Published in THE VERMONTER The State Magazine, vol. 20, no. 7, July, 1915, p. 141- 148. Scanned by

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Abigail by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Abigail:

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Eexerpt from: The Study of Ancestry (part 2.) by Dorman B. E. Kent
Eexerpt from: The Study of Ancestry  (part 2.) by Dorman B. E. Kent

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On 15 Mar 2018 at 14:14 GMT Roger Hatch wrote:

Curtis-9208 and Curtis-3508 appear to represent the same person because: So many sources seem to have the wrong birth year for Abigail. I'm inclined to agree with you. Can we merge her?

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