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Abigail (Kimball) Holmes (1758 - 1846)

Abigail Holmes formerly Kimball
Born in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 14 Jun 1784 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 87 in Chebogue, Yarmouth, Nova Scotiamap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jan 2010
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Biography

Abigail Kimball was baptized April 9, 1758, the daughter of Nathaniel Kimball and Martha Cross of Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts[1]

In 1784, Abigail married Nathaniel Holmes, the son of Peleg Holmes and Abigail Bradford of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia[2], and their children included:

  1. Peleg (Capt) born April 15, 1785, who married Mary Trefry, daughter of Joshua P in January 1806, and then married Mary Lockhart of Hantsport, (moved to Hantsport in 1821) and died in December, 1856[2]
  2. Nathaniel 2nd, born February 7, 1787, who married Mary Bartlett, daughter of Lemuel, and died March 21, 1839[2]
  3. Elisha, born March 11, 1789, who married Lydia Trefry, daughter of Joshua P on April 4, 1811, who moved to Hantsport in 1823, and who died in 1870[3] [2]
  4. John, born April 13, 1791, an invalid who died unmarried[2]
  5. Joseph, born June 8, 1793, who married Sarah Perry, daughter of Nathaniel and moved to Digby Neck and died in 1872[4] [2]
  6. Samuel, born August 30, 1795, who died in 1796[2]
  7. Abigail, born July 27, 1797, who married John Trefry, 3rd, son of John 2nd[2]
  8. Ruth born June 15, 1802, who married Captain William Hibbard 1st son of Captain Rufus[2]

Abigail Kimball Holmes died March 21, 1846 at the age of 87[2]

Sources

  1. The Massachusetts Vital Records Project Early Vital Records of Massachusetts From 1600 to 1850; Wenham - Births; Image of page 51; showing Abigail Kimball, Abigail, d. Nathaniel, jr., bp. Apr. 9, 1758
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Genealogies : Transcribed from the Yarmouth Herald, by George S. Brown; prepared for publication by Martha & William Reamy, assisted by John McDonald Hilton ... et al.; published in Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., c1993. ISBN: 0806313722; page 577-8
  3. Nova Scotia Vital Records showing Elisha Holmes, died 1870 in Windsor, Hants County can be found in Registration Year: 1870 - Book: 1809 - Page: 59 - Number: 80
  4. Nova Scotia Vital Records showing Joseph Holmes, died 1872 in Centreville, Digby County can be found in Registration Year: 1872 - Book: 1806 - Page: 69 - Number: 73
  • "Canada Deaths and Burials, 1664-1955," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F2PV-LL8 : 28 November 2014), Abigail Holmes in entry for Joseph Holmes, 16 May 1872; citing Cemetery, Centerville, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, reference p69 n73; FHL microfilm 1,298,879.
  • Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Vol 22, The Descendants of William Bradford, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004. "The Silver Book" Page 508


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Kimball-2393 and Kimball-12 appear to represent the same person because: Same person, one has her parents, the other has her husband and children
posted by Laurie Giffin

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