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Hezekiah Abbey
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1755
Tolland County
Connecticut, USA
Death: May 25, 1841
Vermont, USA

From Grandma #47644196

From the book published in 1916 "Abbe -Abbey Genealogy In Memory of John Abbe and
his Descendants" by Cleveland Abbe and Joseph Genung Nichols

HEZEKIAH (or HEZEKIAH H.) ABBE, son of Richard and Mary (Huntington) Abbe, born in Union,
Conn., January 4, 1755; died May 25, 1841, killed by an accident while stoning up a well
at Westminster, Vt.

The records of the Pension Bureau give this further information about him : enlisted from
Windham, Conn., April, 1775, 1 month, private under Captain John Kingsley, Colonel
Storrs, July 10, 1775; 5 months, private under Captain John Ripley, Colonel Jedediah
Huntington, February 15, 1776; 2 months,
corporal under Captain James Dana, Colonel Douglass, September 10, 1776; 4 months,
marine, in Captain Roberts' Company on Ship "Oliver Cromwell," William Coit,
Commander, August 24, 1778; 1 month, private under Captain Chamberlain, all in
Connecticut troops; was engaged in the battle of Rhode Island; applied for a pension,
July 25, 1832, then a resident of Westminster township, Windham County, Vt.

His eldest child was born in 1778; names of wife and children not stated. The schooner
''Oliver Cromwell" mentioned above was fitted out in the autumn of 1776 at Norwich
for privateer service. In the Census of 1790 he is recorded at Pierpont, Grafton County,
N. H., 1 male over 16, 1 male under 16, 3 females in the family. In 1800 the Census
records him at Rockingham, Vt., 1 male between 26 and 45, 2 females between 16 and 26, 1
female between 26 and 45, in the family. Some time after this he removed to Westminster,

Married MARTHA MANNING, born January 15, 1749-50, at Norwich, Conn; died April 17, 1840.
She was the daughter of Josiah and Mary (Cook) Manning.

Eunice Abbe, b. 1778; d. Aug. 5, 1848, aged 69; not m. , d. Aug., 1782, in Windham, Conn.
Julia Abbe, b. 1784 ; d. April 18, 1866, aged 82 ; not m.
Hezekiah H. Abbe, b. Jan. 31, 1785; m. (1) Betsey Fuller ; (2) Anna Goodell.

Family links: 
  Richard Abbe (1730 - 1794)
  Mary Huntington Abbe (1735 - ____)
  Martha Manning Abbey (1749 - 1840)*
  Eunice Abbe (1778 - 1848)*
  Julia Abbe (1784 - 1866)*
  Hezekiah H Abbey (1785 - 1858)*
  Merari Abbe (1752 - ____)*
  Hezekiah Abbey (1755 - 1841)
  Richard Abbey (1769 - 1823)*
  Mason Abbey (1769 - 1849)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Death- Vermont Vital records at
Old Westminster Cemetery
Windham County
Vermont, USA
Plot: SW section--Row 15--Lot199--Grave C1
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- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Feb. 24, 2016
Thank you for your contribution to our freedom. Rest in peace.
- 2patriots
 Added: Aug. 31, 2013
Rest In Peace, Cousin (2C5R).
- James E. Welch
 Added: Apr. 4, 2012
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