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Abigail (Wing) White (1734 - 1806)

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Abigail White formerly Wing
Born in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1 Jan 1756 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 2 Jan 2019 | Created 10 Mar 2011
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Abigail Wing, b. 25 Apr 1734 in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, was the daughter of Benjamin and Content Wing.[1]


Date: 6 AUG 1806
Place: Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Source: #S522


Abigail Wing was the fifth and last child, and the fourth daughter, of Benjamin and Content (Tucker) Wing, born in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The Dartmouth town record says:
"Abigail Wing Daughter of Benjamin Wing and Content his wife
was Born the 25th day of april 1734"
Abigail Wing married Jonathan White after their announced intentions on 1 January 1756 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The Dartmouth town records say:
"The Intentions of Marrage Betwen Jonathan White and Abigail Wing Both of Dartmouth was Entred with Me January the 1th 1756 - Attest Benj'a Akin Town Cler"
Jonathan and Abigail (Wing) White had six children (Humphrey, Ruth, Rhoda, Holder, Hannah and Jonathan) born between 1757 and 1778, but only daughter Hannah was recorded in the Dartmouth town records.
Jonathan White wrote his will in 1797, and died in November 1804. His wife, Abigail White was mentioned in the will.
Several online family trees provide a death date for Abigail White as 6 August 1806 in Westport, Massachusetts. There are no death records for her in the Westport or Dartmouth vital record books or town records. There are no marriage records for an Abigail White after Jonathan's death in Westport or Dartmouth vital records.
There are no probate records for Abigail White in Bristol County (Mass.) Probate Court records.
There are no burial records or cemetery records for Abigail (Wing) White on the online cemetery records websites.


Husband: Jonathan White
Wife: Abigail Wing
Child: Humphrey White
Child: Ruth White
Child: Rhoda White
Child: Hannah White
Child: Holder White
Child: Jonathan White
Date: 1 JAN 1756
Place: Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Source: #S522
Text: intentions
Husband: Benjamin Wing
Wife: Content Tucker
Child: Elizabeth Wing
Child: Sarah Wing
Child: Hannah Wing
Child: Benjamin Wing
Child: Abigail Wing
Date: 18 OCT 1722
Place: Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Source: #S522


  1. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 November 2017), Benjamin Wing in entry for Abigail Wing, 25 Apr 1734; citing Birth, New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 574,870.
Source S522
Abbreviation: Dartmouth MA VRs to the year 1850
Title: Vital records of Dartmouth, Massachusetts, to the year 1850 ( Boston, Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society,1929-1930)
Note: Source Medium: Book
Repository: #R39
Repository R39
Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society (99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, Mass. 02116)
Web Address:


This person was created through the import of randys ancestors-10generations.ged on 10 March 2011.

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