Copyright Patricia Abbott 2018-2019

July 30, 2018

Elizabeth Frye and John Stevens raised their family in Greenwich, MA, a town that was lost to a dam in 1938. The damming project required the reburial of 7,613 bodies including seven members of the Stevens/Frye Family.

July 29, 2018

The probate record of William Woodbridge provides a small glimpse of the matter-of-fact nature of the ownership of other human beings in the antebellum South.

July 29, 2018

Dudley Woodbridge was a merchant of Salem involved in the maritime trade that flourished after the Revolutionary War. He and his wife Dorcas March raised their ten children in Salem.

July 28, 2018

Donald Knowles Abbott (1918-1986) was a tenth generation descendant of George Abbott and Hannah Chandler who dedicated his life to service to others through missionary work in Africa and Turkey.

July 27, 2018

Major General Stephen Abbot was a successful merchant in Salem. He was an officer in the Revolutionary War and later held the rank of Major General in the Massachusetts Militia. He and his wife Sarah had ten children although seven of the children died in childhood.

July 24, 2018

Samuel Abbott and Mary Cutts both died in their early 30's and their two sons died in young adulthood, one while serving aboard the USS Constellation.

July 23, 2018

Abigail Holt and Isaac Chandler lived on the farm of Abigail's grandfather Benjamin Abbott. This property became to the site of 17 Hidden Road, the home built for Isaac by his future son-in-law David Hidden.

July 20, 2018

Prior to their marriage, Elijah Holt and his second wife Lovina Marcy Dunton entered into a contact specifying how the property of the estate would be managed following the death of either.

July 19, 2018

Mary Butler and Abraham Brown reared their family of nine children in the newly incorporated Northfield, New Hampshire that was formed from the "north fields" of Canterbury.

July 19, 2018

Benjamin and Lois (Jenkins) Hovey raised their family in Dracut. Benjamin was a hat maker with a shop on Pleasant Street.

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