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Abigail Ingraham Holmes
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Birth: 1636
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1714
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Abigail and Samuel were the parents of:

Abigail/30 Sep 1656 (Mrs John Avery, Sr)
Marie/28 Feb 1657/58 - 25 Sep 1669
Samuel, Jr/20 Nov 1660 m. Marie Ingraham
William, Sr/8 Apr 1662 m. Mary MacDowell
Sarah/24 Dec 1663 (Mrs John Bolton, Sr)
Elisha, Sr/4 Apr 1667 m. Mary Minor; 2) Rebecca Mason
Elizabeth/6 Jan 1669 (Mrs William Ingraham, Jr)

On June 5, 1675, Joshua Holmes was invited by the widow Abigail (Ingraham) Chesebrough to teach a school in Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, whom he later married, her second of three marriages.

In 1675, Abigail married Joshua Holmes and they were the parents of:
Mary/1676 (Mrs Isaac Thompson)
Joshua, Jr/20 Aug 1678 m. Fear Sturgis

On 4 Jul 1698, Abigail married Capt James Avery in Boston, Suffolk Co, MA.

Her parents were Richard Ingraham and Elizabeth Wignall.
Family links: 
  Samuel Chesebrough (1625 - 1673)*
  Joshua Holmes (1635 - 1694)*
  James Avery (1620 - 1700)*
  Samuel Chesebrough (1660 - 1735)*
  William Chesebrough (1662 - 1739)*
  Elisha Chesebrough (1667 - 1727)*
  Elizabeth Chesebrough Ingraham (1668 - 1725)*
  Joshua Holmes (1678 - 1729)*
*Calculated relationship
Wequetequock Burial Ground
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Created by: Robert Kessell
Record added: Dec 31, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23664986
Abigail <i>Ingraham</i> Holmes
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- Mausoleum Houseguest
 Added: Apr. 23, 2014
Abigail and first husband Samuel are my 10th great grandparents. Abigail's third husband James Avery is also a 10th great-grandfather of mine.
- Spencer
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014
Abigail my 8th great grandmother on my Frary side. She is also my late husbands 7th great aunt on his Ingraham side. So our families meet here. She is our children's 9th great grand mother.
- Glennda Bickley
 Added: Nov. 17, 2013
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