Ebenezer Abbe Sr.


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Ebenezer Abbe Sr. was born July 31, 1683, in Salem Village, Essex Co., MA, and died December 5, 1758, Windham, Windham Co., CT, at age 75. He is the son of Samuel Abbe of Wenham, Essex Co., MA, and Mary Knowlton of Ipswich, Essex Co., MA.

Mary Allen was born June 10, 1688, in Windham, Windham Co., CT, and died 1766 in Windham, Windham Co., CT, at about age 78. She is the daughter of Joshua Allen of Barnstable, MA, and Mary Crowell of Salem Village, Essex Co., MA.

Ebenezer Abbe Sr. and Mary Allen were married October 28, 1707, in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT.

Ebenezer Abbe Sr. and Mary (Allen) Abbe had thirteen children:

  1. Ebenezer Abbe Jr.: Born July 27, 1708, in Salem Village, Essex Co., MA; Died April 1758 in Connecticut (age 49). Married February 22, 1727/1728, in Massachusetts to Abigail Cary: Born 1705 in Windham, Windham Co., CT; Died about 1770 in Connecticut (about age 65).

  2. Elizabeth Abbe: Born September 11, 1709, in Windham, Windham Co., CT; Died Unknown. Married November 13, 1735, in Mansfield, CT, to Daniel Cross: Born July 20, 1713, in Mansfield, CT; Died 1796 in Shaftsbury, Bennington Co., VT (about age 83).
  3. Joshua Abbe: Born January 20, 1710 in Windham, Windham Co., CT; Died January 13, 1807, in Windham, Windham Co., CT (about age 96). Buried in Windham Cemetery, Windham Center, Windham Co., CT. Married April 14, 1736, in Unknown to Mary Ripley: Born November 16, 1716, in Windham, Windham Co., CT; Died October 13 1770, in Windham, Windham Co., CT (age 54). Buried in Windham Cemetery, Windham Center, Windham Co., CT.
  4. Mary Abbe: Born September 21, 1712, in Windham, Windham Co., CT; Died March 4, 1744/1745, in Windham, Windham Co., CT (about age 32). Married May 9, 1734, in Windham, Windham Co., CT, to Jonathon Bingham: Born August 17, 1712, in Windham, Windham Co., CT; Died February 16, 1800, in Windham, Windham Co., CT (age 87).
  5. Nathan Abbe: Born May 6, 1714, in Windham, Windham Co., CT; Died April 26, 1807, in Connecticut. Buried in Old Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield Center, Tolland Co., CT. Married (1) December 4, 1746, in Mansfield, CT, to Silence Ames: Born Unknown; Died February 6, 1776, in Connecticut. Married (2) October 17, 1776, in Connecticut to Lucy Hovey: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  6. Gideon Abbe: Born February 23, 1715/1716, in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT; Died 1784 in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT (about age 68). Married (1) March 15, 1737/1738, in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT, to Mary Wood: Born about 1715 in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT; Died October 1742 in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT (about age 27). Married (2) December 8, 1742, in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT, to Keziah Walker: Born about 1718 in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT; Died 1746 in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT (about age 28). Married (3) 1747 in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT, to Bathsheba Smith: Born about 1820 in Ashford, CT; Died after 1790 in probably Connecticut.
  7. Samuel Abbe: Born October 30, 1717, in Connecticut; Died March 1, 1718, in Connecticut (age Infant).
  8. Samuel Abbe: Born April 24, 1719, in Connecticut; Died Unknown. Married July 8, 1766, in Mansfield, CT, to Temperance Lincoln: Born about 1725 in Windham, CT,; Died Unknown.
  9. Zerviah Abbe: Born March 17, 1720/1721, in Connecticut; Died after 1770 in Unknown. Married May 10, 1736, in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT, to Elihu Marsh: Born about 1718 in Connecticut; Died Unknown.
  10. Jerusha Abbe: Born October 22, 1722, in Connecticut; Died April 1, 1820, in Connecticut (age 97). Married about 1841 in Connecticut to Samuel Wood: Born March 31, 1722, in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT; Died January 27, 1807, in Connecticut (age 84).
  11. Abigail Abbe: Born August 1, 1724, in Connecticut; Died Unknown. Married November 10, 1743, in Windham, Windham Co., CT, to Benjamin Cary: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  12. Miriam Abbe: Born August 31, 1726, in Connecticut; Died December 2, 1823, in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT (age 97). Married October 5, 1745, in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT, to William Cross: Born May 25, 1720, probably in Connecticut; Died June 1, 1801, in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT (age 81).
  13. Solomon Abbe: Born May 29, 1730, in North Windham, Windham Co., CT; Died 1799 in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT (about age 69). Married (1) June 17, 1751, in Windham, Windham Co., CT, to Sarah Knight: Born about 1730 in probably Connecticut; Died Unknown. Married (2) to Elizabeth (Unknown) Burnham.



TIMELINE

Ebenezer Abbe Sr. was born May 31, 1683, in Salem Village, Essex Co., MA

Mary Allen was born June 10, 1688, in Windham, Windham Co., CT.

Ebenezer Abbe Sr. and Mary Allen were married October 28, 1707, in Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT.

Ebenezer Abbe Sr. died December 5, 1758, Windham, Windham Co., CT, at age 75.

Mary (Allen) Abbe died 1766 in Windham, Windham Co., CT, at about age 78.


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.