Abigail (Longfellow) Stephenson

Abigail (Longfellow) Stephenson (1779 - 1869)

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Abigail Stephenson formerly Longfellow
Born in Gorham, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 4 Oct 1801 in Portland, Mainemap
Died in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 7 Nov 2018
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Biography

Abigail Longfellow was born on 18 January 1779 in Gorham, Maine. Her parents were Stephen Longfellow and Patience (Young) Longfellow[1].

She married her cousin Samuel Stephenson on 4 October 1801 in Portland, Maine[2]. They had nine children, the three oldest born in Portland and the rest in Gorham[3]:

1. Elizabeth W., born 1802; married Randolph Codman
2. Catherine L., born 1804; died 1820
3. John, born 10 Dec 1806
4. Almira S., born 31 Mar 1809
5. Samuel L., born 28 Jun 1811
6. Ann L., born 1 Jan 1814
7. Mary L., born 1 Mar 1816
8. Abigail C., born 7 May 1819
9. Stephen L., born 30 Aug 1821

Abigail passed away on 14 February 1869 in Gorham[4] and is buried in Eastern Cemetery.

Sources

  1. "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4M6-KMK : 10 February 2018), Abigail Longfellow, 18 Jan 1779; citing Gorham, Cumberland, Maine; FHL microfilm 10,930.
  2. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HKM-M7M : 17 October 2017), Samuel Stephenson and Abigail Longfellow, Marriage 04 Oct 1801; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 1,205,247.
  3. McLellan, Hugh Davis. History of Gorham, Maine. Portland, Maine: Smith & Sale, 1903. Page 772.
  4. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HV1-TY8 : 17 October 2017), Abigail L Stephenson, Death 14 Feb 1869; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 1,205,247.


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