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Roswell Abbey was born January 20, 1789, on a farm near Amherst, MA, and died January 5, 1858, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA, at age 68. He was the son of Samuel Abbey Jr. of Chatham, Middlesex Co., CT, and died February 28, 1841, in Milo, Yates Co., NY, at age 81 He was the son of  of Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT, and Margaret Lee Miller of Unknown.

Elizabeth Truslow was born April 20, 1790, in Durham, Middlesex Co., CT, and died July 27, 1863, in Elliot, Dorchester Co., MD, at age 73. She was the daughter of John Truslow of Wales and Patty Wood of Unknown.

Roswell Abbey and Elizabeth Truslow were married July 8, 1817, in New York, NY.

Roswell Abbey and Elizabeth (Truslow) Abbey had eight children:

  1. Margaret Gilbert Abbey: Born April 5, 1818, in New York City, NY; Died January 22, 1829, in New York City, NY (age 10).
  2. Julia Howell Abbey: Born January 4, 1820, in New York City, NY; Died January 15, 1890, in Unknown (age 70). Married October 15, 1839, in Unknown to Isaac Morton: Born about 1815 in Unknown; Died after October 15, 1839, in Unknown.
  3. Elizabeth Abbey: Born January 12, 1822, in New York City, NY; Died 1824 in New York City, NY (about age 2).
  4. Elizabeth Abbey: Born April 6, 1824, in New York City, NY; Died 1870 in New York City, NY (about age 46).
  5. William Maxwell Abbey: Born April 8, 1826, in New York City, NY; Died April 24, 1897, in Unknown (age 71). Married December 21, 1848, in Unknown to Margery Ann Kiple: Born November 17, 1825, in Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., PA; Died April 15, 1880, in Philadelphia, PA (age 54).
  6. Margaret Gilbert Abbey: Born April 5, 1929, in New York City, NY; Died April 1896 in Unknown (about age 67). Married March 9, 1854, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA, to Louis Brown: Born about 1826 in Pennsylvania; Died after 1880 in Unknown.
  7. Amanda Buckley Abbey: Born March 17, 1831, in New York City, NY; Died 1832 in New York City, NY (about age 1).
  8. Mary Jane Abbey: Born February 18, 1835, in New York City, NY; Died February 24, 1896, in Unknown (age 61).



TIMELINE

Roswell Abbey was born January 20, 1789, on a farm near Amherst, MA.

Elizabeth Truslow was born April 20, 1790, in Durham, Middlesex Co., CT.

Roswell Abbey and Elizabeth Truslow were married July 8, 1817, in New York, NY.

Roswell Abbey died January 5, 1858, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA, at age 68.

Elizabeth (Truslow) Abbey died July 27, 1863, in Elliot, Dorchester Co., MD, at age 73.


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.