ABBOTT GENEALOGY BLOG
GENERATION FIVE FAMILIES
FAMILY GROUP SHEETS
June 24, 2018
Dorcas Ingalls and Caleb Swan raised a family of eight children in Methuen. The Nevins Memorial Library in Methuen is named for their grandson.
Wills are usually matter-of-fact, but William Barrett used his will as a mechanism to express deeply held feelings about his daughter.
Mariners in New England had the potential of great rewards but faced multiple dangers.
Ezra Abbot and Rebekah Hale valued education including the education of their daughters.
Being the oldest or only son in a colonial family had its benefits but also had its responsibilities. Nathan Chandler balked at these responsibilities.
The Holt Genealogy sums up Polly Harris Holt as "a woman of ill-repute." What is the rest of the story.
David Stevens served his new nation in the Revolutionary War, but afterwards had personal struggles that threatened the security of his family.
Who was the widow Larrabee that married Amos Tyler in 1807? This post explores the use of records to solve genealogical puzzles.
We like to think of our ancestors as leading exciting lives, but most of them lived quiet, ordinary lives rearing their families.
Suffragist, Pacifist, and Landscape Architect
May 2, 2019
Murder at the Blacksmith Shop
October 7, 2018
Marquis de Lafayette Abbott
May 8, 2019
August 31, 2019
Died Capt. Walker, a prisoner taken at Bunker Hill
August 18, 2019