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CPT Samuel Abbey
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1759
Portland
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1841
Milo
Yates County
New York, USA

"Commercial Advertiser" New York, New York Thursday 18 Mar 1841

At Milo, Capt Samuel Abbey, 81
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"Bunker Hill Club" Penn Yan, New York Friday 8 January 1841

Census for 1840
Town of Milo
There is one Revolutionary War Soldier named Samuel Abbey, aged 80
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From the book published in 1916 "Abbe -Abbey Genealogy In Memory of John Abbe and his Descendants" by Cleveland Abbe and Joseph Genung Nichols

SAMUEL ABBEY, probably son of Samuel and Rachel (Masson) Abbey, born about 1760 (Middlesex Co, CT), according to his pension papers; died February 28, 1841, in Milo, Yates County, NY

He was a Revolutionary soldier. He enlisted first March 1, 1776, for two months, as a private under Captain Amos Fifth Generation 91 Cook, in the Connecticut line, at Wallino:ford ; mustered out May 1, 1776, and re-enlisted June 1, 1776, in Captain Coach's Company under Colonel Burr Bradley; mustered out January 1, 1777. He again enlisted October, 1777, for 27 days, and November, 1778, for two months, the latter time from Chatham, Conn. He finally enlisted from Wallingford, May, 1779, for six months, under Captain John Osborne. He saw service at Bergen Point, Fort Lee, Trenton, New Jersey, and Philadelphia.

After the war he returned to Wallingford and resided there for some years, removing then to a farm near Amherst, Mass., and in 1790, to Canandaigua, N. Y., where he was head of a family in 1803, and from there to Milo, Yates County, where he died.

His will was probated and recorded in Penn Yan, Will Book D, page 140. He applied for a pension September 29, 1832, from Milo, giving his age as 72 years.

Married (1)_______________ .

Married (2) May 27, 1827, at Milo, MARGARET LEE (or MILLER), according to the pension papers), born about 1808. She married (2) June 5, 1848, Noah (or John) Mitchell, who died August 27, 1862, at Milo, where she was living December 9, 1862, aged 54 years, when she applied for a pension on account of the services of Samuel Abbey. She had no children.

Children by first wife
1 - Electra Abbey, m. in Heath, Mass., Oct. 4, 1807, William Maxwell.
2 - Roswell Abbey b. Jan. 20, 1789; m. Elizabeth Truslow.
3 - Ansel Abbey, m. Bersbeba Morgan.
4 - Sophronia Abbey, m. Thomas Smith of Canandaigua, NY
5 - Elizabeth Abbey, unmarried
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The Children:
Ansel Abbey...................... .(1787-1831) Floyd Co, IN
Roswell Abbey.................... (1789-1858) Philadelphia, PA
Electa Abbey Maxwell.......... (1790-1865) Ontario Co, NY
Sophronia J Abbey Smith.,,,. (1798-1886) Ontario Co, NY
Elizabeth Abbey.................. Unknown
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Abby (1726 - 1806)
  Rachel Matson Abbey (1733 - 1774)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Lee Mitchell (1808 - 1880)*
 
 Children:
  Ansel Abbey (1787 - 1831)*
  Roswell Abbey (1789 - 1858)*
  Electa Abbey Maxwell (1790 - 1865)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Abby (1752 - 1836)*
  Thomas Abbe (1753 - 1826)*
  Mary Abbey Wilcox (1755 - 1846)*
  Damaris Abbey Hurlbut (1757 - 1806)*
  Samuel Abbey (1759 - 1841)
  Jemima Abbey Cooper (1761 - ____)*
  George Abbey (1763 - 1859)*
  Reuben Abbey (1766 - 1854)*
  Rachel Abbey Treat (1768 - 1838)*
  Asaph Abbey (1776 - 1834)**
  John Abbey (1782 - 1854)**
  Sophronia Jane Abbey Smith (1798 - 1886)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lakeview Cemetery
Penn Yan
Yates County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Gone Too Soon
Record added: Mar 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87424912
CPT Samuel Abbey
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