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Abraham Wing (1757 - 1820)

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Abraham Wing
Born in Quaker Hill, Dutchess, New Yorkmap
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Biography

Abraham was a Friend (Quaker)

Abraham was born 18d 8mo 1757 [18 Aug 1757] at the Oblong monthly meeting in Dutchess County, New York.[1] He was the son of Abraham and Anstes Wing.[1]

He accompanied his family when his father was granted a certificate to the Queensbury monthly meeting on 16d 1mo 1766 [16 Jan 1766].[2]

In 1779, Abraham married Polly McKee of White Creek, Washington, New York.[3] He was disowned by the Easton monthly meeting on 12d 7mo 1781 [12 Jul 1781] for marrying out of the society.[4]

Abraham was forced to quit his 150 acre farm on lot 29 in Queensbury during the American Revolution.[5] In 1789, he was discharged for paying all past and future quit-rent on the property.[5]

Children

Children of James and Content (Wing) Hickson/Higson
NameDate of BirthNotes
William Wing[3] Oct, 1778
Daniel Wing[3] 25 Jul 1780
Deborah Wing[3] 1782
Betsey Wing[3] 15 Apr 1783
Ann Wing[3] 7 Oct 1788 twins.
Mary Wing[3] 7 Oct 1788 twins.
Abraham Wing[3] Aug 1791

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Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Monthly meeting records, Vital records 1745-83, Society of Friends, Oblong Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : Pawling, N.Y.), p 205.
  2. Monthly meeting records, Men's minutes 1788-1795, Society of Friends, Oblong Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : Pawling, N.Y.), p 35.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 The Owl Vol. 18-21 : Wing, George W. The Wing Family of America. p 1660.
  4. Monthly meeting records, Men's Minutes 1778-1782, Society of Friends, Easton Monthly Meeting of Friends (North Easton, N.Y.), p 44.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Holden, A. W. (Austin Wells). A History of the Town of Queensbury, In the State of New York: With Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Distinguished Men, And Some Account of the Aborigines of Northern New York. Albany, N.Y.: J. Munsell, 1874, p 504.

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