Benjamin Abbe


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Benjamin Abbe was born June 4, 1694, in Salem, Essex Co., MA, and died October 15, 1765, in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT, at age 71. He was the son of Samuel Abbe of Wenham, Essex Co., MA, and Mary Knowlton of Ipswich, Essex Co., MA.

Mary A. Tryon was born October 5, 1695, in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT, and died August 30, 1765, in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT, at age 69. She was the daughter of Joseph Tyron of Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT, and Lydia Bird of Unknown.

Benjamin Abbe and Mary A. Tryon were married January 24, 1716, in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT.

Benjamin Abbe and Mary A. (Tryon) Abbe had five children:

  1. Agnes Abbey: Born October 29, 1717, in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT; Died August 30, 1765, in Middletown, New Haven Co., CT (age 47). Married December 25, 1740, in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT, to Daniel Battelle: Born November 18, 1717, in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT; Died February 28, 1791, in Portland, Middlesex Co., CT (age 73).
  2. Hannah Abbey: Born 1721/1722 in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT; Died Unknown.
  3. Mary Abbey: Born 1725 in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT; Died Unknown.
  4. Samuel Abbey: Born July 27, 1726, in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT; Died August 10, 1806, in Portland, Middlesex Co., CT (age 80). Buried in Portland Burying Ground, Portland, Middlesex Co., CT. Married (1) January 29, 1751, in Chatham, Middlesex Co., CT, to Rachel Matson: Born November 4, 1733, in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT; Died after 1777 in Unknown. Buried in Portland Burying Ground, Portland, Middlesex Co., CT. Married (2) April 4, 1776, in Grafton, Worcester Co., MA, to Sarah (Warren) Leland: Born about 1730 in Grafton, Worcester Co., MA, Died after April 4, 1776, in Unknown. Buried in Old Oak Street Burial Ground, Grafton, Worcester Co., MA.
  5. Lydia Abbey: Born 1719 - 1730 in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT; Died Unknown.



TIMELINE

Benjamin Abbe was born June 4, 1694, in Salem, Essex Co., MA.

Mary A. Tryon was born October 5, 1695, in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT.

Benjamin Abbe and Mary A. Tryon were married January 24, 1716, in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT.

Mary A. (Tryon) Abbe died August 30, 1765, in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT, at age 69.

Benjamin Abbe died October 15, 1765, in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT, at age 71.


From Jeromey Ward's Web Site:

Ebenezer was born in 1683, in Salem Village, Mass., baptized in Wenham before 1685; died in Windham, Conn., December 5, 1758. He removed with his father to the locality known as "Bricktop" in 1698; worked in Norwich for a time, about 1705; was at Windham in 1706 and later lived at North Windham and Mansfield. November, 1705, were recorded two deeds showing an exchange of property between Samuel Abbe and Ebenezer of Norwich, a lot upon Bushnell's Plain. He received a deed from Samuel, July 17, 1707, and sold land to Abraham Mitchell and William Slate in 1709 and 1711. October29, 1713, John Abbe, now resident at Hartford, in Hartford County," sold to his brother Ebenezer land he had received from his father, Samuel Abbe of Windham. In a deed of November 2, 1713, he alludes to his deceased father, Samuel Abbe, January 11, 1714, land bought from his brother, Samuel Abbe, and calls Abraham Mitchell father." He is found frequently in the records of Windham down to late in life. September 8, 1743, he sold to his son, Samuel, land on the east side of Nauchaug River in Windham. In 1715, Ebenezer Abbe was one of the settlers who formed Canada. Parish at Hampton Hill in the northeast part of Windham, and was one of those who on May 9, 1717, signed a petition to the General Assembly asking to be made a separate parish. In October of the same year another petition was sent to the assembly, asking that the taxes on property in this parish should be used for the establishing of their church. This petition was signed by Ebenezer Abbe, for the rest," and William Durkee.
His will, dated June 3, 1750, probated December 14, 1758, names these heirs: wife Mary; children Ebenezer, Joshua, Nathan, Gideon, Samuel,Elizabeth Cross, Zeruiah Marsh, Jerusha Wood, Abigail Cary, Miriam Cross; grandson Jonathan Bingham, only surviving son and heir of his daughter Mary, deceased. (Windham Probate Records, Vol. 5, page 513.)
Ebenezer Abbe married at Mansfield, October 28, 1707, MARY ALLEN, who died 1766, daughter of Joshua and Mary ( ) Allen, early settlers of Mansfield, who lived near what is now North Windham.

Ebenezer married Mary Allen daughter of Joshua Allen and Mary Crowell on Oct 28 1707 in Windham, Connecticut. Mary was born on Jun 10 1688 in Windham, Connecticut. She died in 1766 in Windham, Connecticut.