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Abigail (Gates) Pierson (1710 - 1746)

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Abigail Pierson formerly Gates
Born in Brookline, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Nov 2010
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Abigail Gates was born in Brookline on 12 June 1710 and baptized in Cambridge the same day, the daughter of Amos Gates and Hannah Oldham.[1]

She married at Cambridge on 17 Mar 1730 Jonathan Pierson of Andover. She died in Andover 27 July 1746. Her father's will, dated 26 Dec 1743 names among his children Abigail Pierson of Andover.[2]


  1. Torrey, NEHGR 120:260.
  2. Torrey, NEHGR 120:260.

Torrey, Clarence Almon, "Stephen Gates of Hingham, Lancaster, and Cambridge, Mass. and Some of His Descendants," In New England Historic and Genealogical Register. Vol. 120-121.

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